Dr. Janne Lindqvist

Rutgers University


Bio

Janne Lindqvist is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and a member of WINLAB at Rutgers University. Janne directs the Rutgers Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory. From 2011-2013, Janne was an assistant research professor of ECE at Rutgers. Prior to Rutgers, Janne was a post-doc with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science. Janne received his M.Sc. degree in 2005, and D.Sc. degree in 2009, both in Computer Science and Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. He works at the intersection of human-computer interaction, mobile computing and security engineering. Before joining academia, Janne co-founded a wireless networks company, Radionet, which was represented in 24 countries before being sold to Florida-based Airspan Networks in 2005. His work has been featured several times in MIT Technology Review and recently also in The New York Times, Computerworld, IEEE Spectrum, Yahoo! News, phys.org, Tech Republic, and over 200 other online venues around the world. During his first year at Rutgers, Janne was awarded three NSF grants totaling nearly $1.3 million and a MobiCom best paper award.