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Mooi Choo Chuah

Department: Computer Science and Engineering

Position: Professor

Address: Room 317, Building C
113 Research Drive
Mountaintop Campus
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-4061

Areas of Research

  • Networking and Network Security
  • Wireless Communications and Network Engineering
  • Wireless ad-hoc and Sensory Networks
  • Telecommunication Networks Design and Routing
  • Social Networks
  • Web Search, Data Mining, and Information Retrieval
  • Assistive Technologies


Mooi Choo Chuah pursues research in heterogenous network architecture design, disruption tolerant network design, network and Smart Grid security, and mobile/cloud computing. In particular, she maintains active research in design and prototype of content-centric mobile network protocols, mobile healthcare, smartphone-based mobile social networks, and resilient Smart Grid control networks. She has been awarded some 63 U.S. patents and 15 international patents on topics related to IP QoS, future & 3G wireless system design, resource management, and mobility management.

She is also the co-director of Lehigh's Computer Engineering B.S. program, and served as one of Lehigh's NSF Advance Chairs for 2011. Before joining Lehigh University, Mooi was a technical manager with Bell Laboratories' Advanced Communications Technology Center, where she worked on wireless communications, IP/MPLS protocol designs and other key contributions.


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of California - San Diego
  • M.S., ECE Communication Theory & Systems, University of California -┬áSan Diego
  • B.Eng. (1st Class Honors) University of Malaya