Prof. Wagner is an Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. During the 2005-2006 academic year, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell. He did his graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prof. Wagner studies problems at the intersection of information theory and other fields including networking, statistics, queuing theory, security, computational linguistics, and learning.He is particularly interested in network information theory, distributed compression and its application to peer-to-peer networks, secure communication over timing and photonic channels, and communication and classification in learning-limited environments.