Mainak Chatterjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science with secondary joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. from the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his M.E. degree in Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science. Prior to that, he did his B.Sc. in Physics from Presidency College, University of Calcutta.
His primary research interests are in the broad areas of computer networking and mobile computing, particularly economic issues in wireless networks, applied game theory, cognitive radio networks, dynamic spectrum access, network science, and mobile video delivery.
He co-founded the ACM Workshop on Mobile Video (MoVid). He serves on the editorial board of several journals. He has served on the executive and technical program committee of several international conferences. He is the recipient of the AFOSR sponsored Young Investigator Program (YIP) award.
He is one of the Directors for the Networking and Mobile Computing Lab (NetMoC) at UCF.