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Cobb, Jorge

Dr. Jorge Arturo Cobb

Associate Professor (CS, CE, & TE)

Associate Head for Graduate Education


  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • B.S., The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Research Interests:

  • Design and implementation of network protocols
  • Quality of Service in High-speed computer networks
  • Mobile computing
  • Concurrent and distributed computing

Major Honors and Awards:

  • AT&T Scholarships
    • AT&T Ph.D. Scholarship, 1992-1996
    • AT&T Denver Laboratories Scholarship, 1986-1987
  • The University of Texas at Austin Scholarships
    • Microelectronics and Computer Development Fellowship, 1990-1992
  • The University of Texas at El Paso Scholarships and Honors
    • Graduated with Highest Honors – Summa Cum Laude
    • Student Marshal of the College of Engineering for the graduation ceremonies
    • Frank N. Farah Presidential Scholarship, 1986-1987
    • Lucille L. Stevens Scholarship, 1984-1985
    • National Dean’s List

Representative Publications:

  • Yi Xian, Chin-Tser Huang, and Jorge Cobb, “Look-Ahead Routing and Message Scheduling
    in Delay-Tolerant Networks”, Computer Communications, Elsevier, Vol. 34, No. 18,
    December 2011, pp. 2184–2194.

  • Jorge A. Cobb, Mohamed G. Gouda, “Stabilization of Max-Min Fair Networks without Per-
    Flow State”, Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, Vol. 412, Issue 40, September 2011,
    Pages 5562–5579.

  • Ravi Musunuri, Jorge Cobb, “Distributed Out-bound Load Balancing in Inter-AS Routing
    by Random Matchings”, Telecommunication Systems, Springer, Vol. 34, No. 1-2, February

  • Ravi Musunuri, Jorge Cobb, “An Overview of Solutions to Avoid Persistent BGP Divergence”,
    IEEE Network, Vol. 19, Issue 6, Nov.-Dec. 2005, pp. 28 – 34.

  • Jorge Cobb, Mohamed Gouda, Deepinder Sidhu, “Hello Again: Convergence of the Hello
    Protocol in OSPF”, Journal of High-Speed Networks, IOS Press, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005, pp.

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