Short CV/Education and training

    Professor of Computer Science, CS@Illinois, University of Illinois

  • 1995
    Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania,

Selected publications

  • Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt, 'Multimedia: Computing, Communications and Applications', Prentice Hall, July 1995

  • Ralf Steinmetz and Klara Nahrstedt, 'Multimedia Systems', Springer Verlag, 2004

  • Klara Nahrstedt, Jonathan Smith, 'The QoS Broker', IEEE Multimedia, Vol.2, No.1, Spring 1995, pp. 53-67.

  • Shigang Chen, Klara Nahrstedt, 'An Overview of Quality of Service Routing for the Next Generation High-Speed Networks: Problems and Solutions', IEEE Network, Special Issue on Transmission and Distribution of Digital Video, Vol. 12, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 1998, pp. 64-79.

  • Baochun Li, Klara Nahrstedt, 'A Control-based Middleware Framework for Quality of Service Adaptation', IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communication, Vol. 17, No. 9, Sept. 1999, pp. 1632-1650.

  • Manuel Roman, Chris Hess, Renato Cerquerira, Anand Ranganathan, Roy Campbell, Klara Nahrstedt, 'A Middleware Infrastructure for Active Spaces', IEEE Pervasive Computing Magazine, Oct.-Dec. 2002, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 74-83.

  • Yi Cui, Baochun Li, Klara Nahrstedt, 'oStream: Asynchronous Streaming Multicast in Application-Layer Overlay Networks', IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communication (JSAC), Jan. 2004, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 191-196

  • Yuan Xue, Baochun Li, Klara Nahrstedt, 'Optimal Resource Allocation in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: A price-based Approach', IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 5, No. 4, Jul.-Aug. 2006, pp. 347-364

  • Wanghong Yuan, Klara Nahrstedt, 'Energy-Efficient CPU Scheduling for Multimedia Applications', ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, Vol. 24, No. 3, Aug. 2006

  • Wanghong Yuan, Klara Nahrstedt, Sarita Adve, Robin Kravets, Doug Jones, 'GRACE: A Cross-Layer Adaptation Framework for Mobile Multimedia Devices', IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Volume 5, Issue 7, July 2006

  • Wenbo He, Ying Huang, Klara Nahrstedt, Whay Lee, 'SMOCK: A Scalable Method of Cryptographic Key Management for Mission-critical Wireless Ad Hoc Networks', IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2009, pp. 140-150.

  • Zhenyu Yang, Wanmin Wu, Klara Nahrstedt, Gregorij Kurillo and Ruzena Bajcsy, Enabling Multi-party 3D Tele-immersive Environments with ViewCast, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP), 2010, Vol. 6, Issue 2, March 2010.

  • Long Vu, Quang Do, Klara Nahrstedt, 'Jyotish: Constructive Approach for Context Predictions of People Movement from Joint WiFii/Bluetooth Trace', Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal, Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2011, Pages 690-704.

  • Wanmin Wu, Ahsan Arefin, Gregorij Kurillo, Pooja Agarwal, Klara Nahrstedt, Ruzena Bajcsy, 'Color-plus-depth level-of-detail in 3D teleimmersive video: Psychophysical approach', ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 8, Issue 3s, 2012 (ACM Computing Reviews? Notable Computing Books and Articles of 2012)

  • Shu Shi, Klara Nahrstedt, Roy Campbell' A Real-Time Remote Rendering System for Interactive Mobile Graphics', ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Vol. 8, Issue 3s, 2012

  • Md Ahsan Arefin, Zixia Huang, Raoul Rivas, Shu Shi, Wanmin Wu, Pengye Xia, Klara Nahrstedt, Gregorij Kurillo, Ruzena Bajcsy, ' Classification and Analysis of 3D Teleimmersive Activities', IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Volume 20, Issue 1, Jan-March 2013, pp. 38-48, IEEE Computer Society.

  • Zixia Huang, Klara Nahrstedt, Ralf Steinmetz, ?Evolution of Temporal Multimedia Synchronization Principles: A Historical Viewpoint", ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Vol. 9, Issue 1s, 20th SIGMM Anniversary Special Issue, October 2013.

Complete list of publications

Additional qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Mathematics,Diploma in Numerical Analysis from Humboldt University zu Berlin, Germany


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