Mobile Cloud Computing, Wireless Multimedia, Adaptive Networks and Applications, Green Computing and Communication, Embedded System-on-Chip.
Professor Dey heads the Mobile Systems Design Laboratory, which is engaged in developing innovative mobile cloud computing architectures and algorithms, adaptive multimedia and networking techniques, low-energy computing and communication, and reliable system-on-chips, to enable the next-generation of mobile multimedia applications. He also serves as the Faculty Director of the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center. He is affiliated with the California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and the UCSD Center for Wireless Communications. He served as the Chief Scientist, Mobile Networks, at Allot Communications from 2012-2013. He founded Ortiva Wireless in 2004, where he served as its founding CEO and later as CTO and Chief Technologist till its acquisition by Allot Communications in 2012. Prior to Ortiva, he served as the Chair of the Advisory Board of Zyray Wireless till its acquisition by Broadcom in 2004, and as an advisor to multiple companies including ST Microelectronics and NEC. Prior to joining UCSD in 1997, he was a Senior Research Staff Member at the NEC C&C Research Laboratories in Princeton, NJ. He received his PhD. Degree in Computer Science from Duke University, Durham, NC in 1991. Dr. Dey has co-authored close to 200 publications, including journal and conference papers, and a book on low-power design. He is the co-inventor of 17 US and 2 international patents, resulting in multiple technology licensing and commercialization. He has been the recipient of several Best Paper awards, and has chaired multiple IEEE conferences and workshops.