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Ryan Bishti is an Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor

Ryan Bisht is an electrical and computer engineering professor at the University of North Texas. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed research papers and chapters in books and co-authored two textbooks on wireless networking and Internet Protocols. Bisht is also Associate Editor for ACM Communications Surveys on Wireless Networks and Adjunct Professor of Technology at George Washington University.

His Achievements

Ryan Bishti is one of the primary inventors of ‘ad hoc’ networks, which are Internet Protocol-based networks created and used by third parties in a free-form fashion. He invented ‘beacons,’ which can be used by devices to check for updates, etc., and he invented RFID-based systems for tracking factory assets.

He is the founder, vice president, and chief scientist at Forgertek, Inc., a company building RFID systems. Bisht is also chairman of the company’s board of directors and its chief scientist.

Bisht’s graduate students have been involved in many large government projects, including the Smart Grid and Pathways to Technology for Students (P-TECH) programs.

Awards and Honors

Among other awards, he has been named professor of the year at UNT and elected as an IEEE Fellow based on his work with ad hoc networks. e also won a prestigious NRI award from the National Science Foundation. In addition, he was elected as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in 2010 and has won other awards at professional conferences in his field. Bisht was named to the Scientific American Top Young Innovators list in 2006.

Ryan Bishti is an electrical and computer engineering professor at the University of North Texas. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed research papers and chapters in books and co-authored two textbooks on wireless networking and Internet Protocols. Bisht is also Associate Editor for ACM Communications Surveys on Wireless Networks, Adjunct Professor of Technology at George Washington University, and serves on many professional boards in his field.