“Professorship is a pant with two legs: research and education”
Richard A Gallagher, WPI Provost 1984-1988
Material provided in “professional life” part of the biography are divided into research, education, and professional services. These divisions are commonly adopted by academic institutions to evaluate faculty contributions. The research contributions have been performed at Prof. Pahlavan’s laboratory, the Center for Wireless Information Network Studies (CWINS), WPI. Summary of CWINS’ early contributions is documented in this page benefiting from an ACM journal article  published as a part of an special issue on early academic research program in wireless networks. CWINS’ specific contributions in research are described in four other pages under: Wi-Fi, the Wireless LAN; Indoor Geolocation; Body area Networking; and RF Cloud Intelligence. The contributions in education are documented by providing sample of multi-media courses in a page and a summary of the textbooks written by Professor Pahlavan in another page. Services provides contributions to professional society and are divided into the list of conferences and workshop as well as scientific journals that Prof. Pahlavan has founded or chaired.