Andrea Werneck Richa

Associate Professor,
Computer Science and Engineering

School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision systems Engineering
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University
Box 878809
Tempe, AZ 85287-8809, U.S.A.
phone 480-965-7555 (voice) 480-965-2751 (fax)
E-mail: initial first name + last name at asu dot edu
I completed my Ph. D. in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization at the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University, under the supervision of Bruce Maggs.

Ph. D. Thesis

Classes Taught Recently

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On sabbatical during 2015-16.

Discrete Math and Algorithms Seminar

Curriculum Vitae (last updated 11/15)


Associate Editor, IEEE Tansactions on Mobile Computing

Supervised Students

Current Research Projects

  • Algorithmic Foundations of Self-organizing Particle Systems, , NSF CCF-Algorithmic Foundations and NSF EAGER awards, 2013-2017, PI: Andrea Richa.

  • Adversarial Models for Wireless Communication, NSF Algorithmic Foundations, 2011-2014, PI: Andrea Richa.

  • US-Brazil Collaboration Project: CODPON, A DTN\data mule network focused on Amazon riverine population with e-health applications

  • Underwater Optical Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks

    Other Projects, Awards, and Grants

    Tutorial on "Algorithmic Foundations of Ad Hoc Networks", ETH Zurich

    Plenary Speaker, Ad-Hoc Now'07 (updated version)

    Adversarial Models for Wireless Communication , Keynote Speaker SIROCCO'13 (20th International Colloquium on Structural Information and Complexity)

    Conference/Program Committees

  • NSF Workshop on Self-organizing Particle Systems (SOPS), 2014, colocated with ACM-SIAM SODA 2014, General co-Chair and Founder
  • IEEE NetSciCom'11 (to be held in conjunction with INFOCOM'11), General Chair
  • ACM PODC 2010, General Chair
  • SSS 2012, Program Co-Chair
  • ACM DIALM-POMC'10, Program Co-Chair
  • IEEE NetSciCom'10 (held in conjunction with INFOCOM'10), Program Co-Chair
  • IEEE NetSciCom'09 (held in conjunction with INFOCOM'09), Program Co-Chair and Founder
  • ACM DIALM-POMC'03, Program Co-Chair
  • ACM PODC treasurer (2008-09)
  • ACM SPAA Publicity Chair (2007-11)

  • IEEE NetSciCom Steering Committee 2011--
  • ACM PODC Steering Committee 2008-2011
  • Workshop on Foundations of Mobile Computing (FOMC, formerly DIALM-POMC) 2010--

    Recent PC memberships (2009-2016):

  • ACM STOC 2013
  • ACM PODC 2016, 2012, 2009
  • ALENEX 2016
  • DISC 2013, 2010
  • ACM SPAA 2013, 2011
  • IEEE ICDCS 2011, 2012
  • SSS 2012, 2011
  • ACM-SIAM SODA 2012, 2008
  • LATIN 2014, 2012
  • IEEE IPDPS 2015, 2009
  • IEEE DCOSS 2012
  • Older PC memberships

    Personal Links

    This page has been partially updated on 11/05/15.