Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3259, USA


E-mail: duffieldng AT tamu DOT edu
Phone: +1 (979) 845-7328
Office: WEB 332D
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I am a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. From 1995 until 2013, I worked at AT&T Labs-Research, Florham Park, NJ, where I  was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and an AT&T Fellow.

My research focuses on data and network science, particularly applications of probability, statistics, algorithms and machine learning to the acquisition, management and analysis of large datasets. I am an IEEE Fellow, an IET Fellow, and was a co-recipient of the ACM Sigmetrics Test of Time Award in both 2012 and 2013 for work in Network Tomography

Current roles include:

  • Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Big Data Initiative
  • Chief Editor for Big Data at Frontiers in ICT
  • Texas A&M representative on the NSF Regional Big Data Innovation Hubs
  • Editor-at-Large for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
  • Member of the Board of Directors of ACM SIGMETRICS
  • Associate Member of Oxford Man Institute of Quantitative Finance
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Talaia Networks
  • Professor by courtesy in the Texas A&M Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Co-organzier of the Texas A&M Big Data Workshop