The Home Page of Professor Victor S. Frost.

Victor S. Frost
Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Room 2054: Eaton Hall
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
phone: (785) 864-1028


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Resume of Victor S. Frost

Resume Highlights

2024 - KU EECS Distinguished Service (KEDS) Award

1998 - Fellow IEEE

1997- Present; Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor EECS, University of Kansas

2014- 2019; Chair EECS, University of Kansas

1984 - National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award

2014 Louise Byrd Graduate Educator Award (The award honors KU faculty members who have demonstrated extraordinary devotion to graduate students and graduate education and who have distinguished themselves as scholars.)

2012 - H.O.P.E. Award Finalist (Honor for an Outstanding Progressive Educator -- recognizes outstanding teaching and concern for students and is the only honor for teaching excellence given exclusively by seniors on the KU Lawrence campus through a ballot-and-interview process.)

Feb 2009 – Feb 2011; Program Director at the National Science Foundation in CISE/CNS

2011-2014; Associate Chair for Graduate Studies EECS, University of Kansas

2000 - 2008; Director, Information and Telecommunications Technology Center, ITTC was one of the largest research centers at the University of Kansas, with approximately 150 faculty, staff, and students, and external expenditures averaging $5.4 Million/year from FY1998-FY2007. (Acting Director, 1997 - 1999)

1987 – 1996; Director, Telecommunications and Information Sciences Laboratory (TISL), University of Kansas

2008 – 2011; Elected to the IEEE Communications Society Board of Governors as a Member at Large

Spring 2007 Visiting Erskine Fellow University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

July – Dec. 1981; Visiting Scientist at the German Aerospace Research Establishment (DFVLR) Institute for High Frequency, Oberpfaffenhofen, West Germany.

Research Interests: Communication Systems and Networks; Network Analysis, Measurement and Simulation


ebook: Introduction to Communications Systems: An Interactive Approach Using the Wolfram Language, Version 5 by Victor S. Frost

Google Scholar Page

Past Research Projects

Covert Communications Networking-Exploiting Adaptive Protocols in Packet-Based Broadband Wireless Networks


Quantifying the Temporal Characteristics of Congestion Events in the Internet

PRISM (Polar Radar for Ice Sheet Measurements)

Experiences with 4 Modem Multi-Link Iridium Satellite Data Communication System-2003

Experiences with 8 Modem Multi-Link Iridium Satellite Data Communication System-2004

TCP Performance over Multilink PPP in Wireless Networks: Theory and Field Experiences

Rapidly Deployable Radio Networks

ACTS ATM Internetwork

MAGIC Gigabit Network


Teaching the Basic Concepts of Communications Systems Using Interactive Graphics and Calculations, V. S. Frost, Best Paper Award at 2021 ASEE Midwest Section Conference


Former PhD. Students

1 Petr, David University of Kansas
2 Wang, Quinglin Prodea Systems
3 LaRue, William Cadence Design Systems
4 Bush, Stephen GE Research
5 Oliva, Steve Retired
6 Beard, Cory University of Missouri, Kansas City
7 Lazarou, Georgious Lockheed Martin
8 Nyirenda-Jere, Towela New Partnership for Africa’s Development
9 Mao, XueJun unknown
10 Alanqar, Wesam Consultant/Entrepreneur 
11 Bali, Soshant Meta
12 Fokum, Daniel University of the West Indies
13 Kuehnahausen, Martin Balance Innovations
14 Hijaz, Zaid Ericsson
15 Modarresi, Amir California State University, Northridge. 
16 Nguyen, Truc Anh unknown
17 Shabsigh, Shaith Qualcomm


List of Former MS Students and Research Topics

Hand-book on STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS for experimentalists

Advice on Research and Writing

How to Grade a Dissertation

Hello World


Removing Tone Interference from a Speech Signal