Wireless Center Of Excellence

Wireless Center Of Excellence

(WiCE)

Lab Facilities

Wireless Center of Excellence (WiCE) utilizes two laboratory spaces:

1. WiCE Research Lab: This lab is open to graduate and undergraduate students that are involved in research related to WiCE projects. The lab is equipped with several software packages such as: Agilent ADS, Agilent HFSS, Optimi WIZARD and QualiTest Gladiator. Besides these specialized CAD tools, students have access to general purpose software like Matlab, Spice or Microsoft development environment.

2. Microwave Research Lab: This lab is open to graduate and undergraduate students that are involved in the research related to microwave hardware used in the wireless systems. The lab is equipped with anechoic antenna chamber, screen room and proper instrumentation (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and various other hardware components).

Software Downloads

sim

1. SimWiser: SimWiser is a simulation tool developed for researching stochastic deployments of wireless sensor networks. It has been developed using C# and the Microsoft .NET framework to provide an easy and efficient tool for studying the effects of various deployment parameters on network efficiency.

We are continuously improving SimWiser's capabilities. Anyone interested in working on the next major revision of SimWiser (v2), please contact Dr. Kostanic or Carlos E. Otero.

Download Here (coming soon)

hsclient

2. HSN Client: The HSN Client is an independent software module that provides the necessary communications infrastructure to monitor, conpress, and forward WSN data accross the Internet to a remote site, where it can be processed. The HSN client allows monitoring of sensor networks deployed on harsh environments, where human precense is not practical, or impossible. Upon startup, the networking software reads the windows registry to determine the path where newly collected sensor data are stored. Once the path is identified, the HSN Client continuously monitors the path for sensor data. Data collected are compressed and forwarded to a remote site using the FTP protocol. The HSN Client has been developed using C# and the Microsoft .NET framework.
There are several avenues identified for improving the HSN Client. Anyone interested in working on this project can contact Dr. Kostanic or Carlos E. Otero.

Download Here (coming soon)