Mung Chiang Dean of Engineering Purdue University


Mung Chiang
Mung Chiang is the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering and the Roscoe H. George Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He was previously the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, where he also served as Director of Keller Center in Innovation in Engineering Education and the inaugural Chairman of Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. His research received the 2013 Alan T. Waterman Award, the highest honor to young scientists and engineers in the U.S. His online course and books, “Networked Life” and “The Power of Networks,” reached over 250,000 students since 2012. He founded the Princeton EDGE Lab in 2009, which bridges the theory-practice gap in edge networking research by spanning from proofs to prototypes. He co-founded several startup companies in mobile, big data and IoT areas, and co-founded the global nonprofit Open Fog Consortium.