Martin Weiss

  • Professor
  • Associate Director, Center for Governance and Markets

Martin B.H. Weiss holds a Ph.D. in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.S. in computer, information and control engineering from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in EE from Northeastern University. Prior to joining the iSchool faculty, he was a member of the technical staff at Bell Telephone Laboratories and at MITRE Corporation and a senior consultant at Deloitte Haskins and Sells.

He has performed techno–economic research in telecommunications and telecommunications policy over the past 20 years, including studies of the standardization process, economics of VoIP, economics of internet interconnection, and most recently cooperative secondary use of electromagnetic spectrum.

He teaches introductory telecommunications/networks courses and classes on management and telecommunications policy.

He is the author of two books, and numerous articles exploring secondary spectrum markets, cooperation amongst competitors in the telecommunications market, and spectrum trading. Professor Weiss is currently working on several projects, funded by the National Science Foundation, on Techno-Economic Models of Secondary Spectrum Use, spectrum sharing, and dynamic spectrum access.

Institution of Highest Degree

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Ph.D.

Representative Publications

MM Gomez, MBH Weiss, "A comprehensive secondary market model for virtualized wireless connectivity," Telecommunications Policy 44 (10), 2020.

D Das, JS Rose, T Znati, P Bustamante, M Weiss, MM Gomez, "Spectrum Misuse Detection in Cooperative Wireless Networks," IEEE 17th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC) 2020.

P Bustamante, M Weiss, D Sicker, MM Gomez, "Federal Communications Commission’s experimental radio service as a vehicle for dynamic spectrum access: An analysis of 10 years of experimental licenses data," Data & Policy, 2020