Mihail Sichitiu

 Engineering Building II 3058
 Campus Box 7911


Mihail L. Sichitiu was born in Bucharest, Romania. He received a B.E. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest in 1995 and 1996 respectively. In May 2001, he received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He is currently employed as a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. His primary research interest is in Wireless Networking with an emphasis on multi-hop networking and wireless local area networks.


  • Ph.D. 2001
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame
  • Master's 1998
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame
  • Master's 1996
    Electrical Engineering
    Politechnica University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Bachelor's 1995
    Electrical Engineering
    Politechnica University of Bucharest, Romania

Research Focus

  • Networking

Recent News

Ericsson and National Science Foundation’s AERPAW collaborate on 5G drone research to support smart agriculture

Posted on September 14, 2022 | Filed Under: News

Ericsson and AERPAW, funded by the National Science Foundation and a consortium of industry partners, have announced a collaboration on advancing the use of 5G for drone operations in support of smart agriculture.

NC State Named a Hot Spot for 5G Innovation

Posted on December 5, 2019 | Filed Under: Research

Ultra-fast speed meets unparalleled responsiveness. That’s the promise of fifth generation (5G) wireless networks. And now, NC State ECE is the newest hub for driving 5G innovation.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

NSF Announces Raleigh and Cary as Testbed Sites for Advanced Wireless

Posted on September 18, 2019 | Filed Under: Research and Smart

NC State ECE will lead an NSF-funded project to enhance mobile wireless networks, including the use of drones.

Media Mentions

North Carolina State Rolls Out Experimental Open Source WiFi Network

February 9, 2012

North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) Centennial Campus has implemented one of the country’s first large-scale, outdoor, experimental wireless networks using open source software. The project is called CentMesh, which stands for Centennial Outdoor Wireless Mesh Network Testbed for Research and Education, and was developed by Dr. Rudra Dutta and Dr. Mihail Sichitiu.

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