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Hans Kruse, PhD

Professor Hans Kruse
Professor Emeritus
Schoonover Center 366

Twitter: ouprofkruse

Courses Taught

  • Information Networks
  • Applied Scripting
  • Voice over IP
  • Internet Engineering
  • IPv6 Deployment
  • Cloud Computing


  • PhD, Theoretical Nuclear Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • MS, Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (minor in Electrical Engineering)
  • Vordiplom, Christian Albrechts Universität, Kiel, West Germany

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor, McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies;
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science;
  • Director, J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

Industry Experience

  • Managing Executive, Ohio Consortium for Advanced Communications Technology
  • General Manager, Telco Research Corporation, Nashville, TN
  • Research Associate, National Superconducting Cyclotron Lab, East Lansing, MI
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, West Germany and Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, West Germany

Research Interests

  • Data communications protocols
  • Network performance
  • Satellite communications
  • Telemedicine (eye movement tracking)


B. Hallowell and H. Kruse, “Using eye tracking to assess auditory and reading comprehension: Results with language-normal adults and adults with aphasia.” Submitted, 2005

H. Kruse, A. Baer, R. Lewis, R. Krawczyk and F. Gargione, “Satellite Communications Requirements for a Dual Use Disaster Management Ka Band Network,” in Proceedings of the 22nd AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, 2004

Bauer R., Krawczyk R., Irwin D. and Kruse H., “Extending ACTS operations through a university-based consortium,” SPACE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 18, pp. 7-7-12, 2002.

R. Bauer, R. Krawczyk, F. Gargione and H. Kruse, “ACTS of Education,” in Proceedings of the 8th Ka-band Utilization Conference, 2002

R. Chinchilla, J. Hoag, D. Koonce, H. Kruse, S. Ostermann and Y. Wang, “Characterization of Internet Traffic and User Classification: Foundations for the Next Generation of Network Emulation,” in Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Telecommunication Systems, 2002

B. Hallowell, R.T. Wertz and H. Kruse, “Using eye movement responses to index auditory comprehension: An adaptation of the Revised Token Test. ,” Aphasiology, vol. 16, pp. 587–594, 2002.

H. Kruse, “End-to-End Internet Transparency and Internet Security Solutions,” in Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Telecommunication Systems, 2002

H. Kruse, R. Bauer, R. Krawczyk, J. Cheng, R. Lewis and F. Gargione, “A New Life in Education for ACTS,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Satellite and Space Communications, 2002

R. Bauer, R. Krawczyk, D. Irwin and H. Kruse, “Extending Acts Operations Through a University-Based Consortium,” in 7th Ka-Band Utilization Conference, 2001

Kruse H., Allman M., Griner J. and Tran D., “Experimentation and modelling of HTTP over satellite channels,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 19, pp. 51-51-68, 2001.

H. Kruse, “Is The Lack of End-to-End Transparency Helping or Hurting Internet Stability? ,” in Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Telecommunications Systems, 2001

H. Kruse and P. Campbell, “An Experimental Investigation of the Interaction Between Voice-Over-IP and Rate-Adaptive (TCP) Traffic,” in Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Telecommunications Systems, 2001

M. Allman, S. Dawkins, D. Glover, J. Griner, D. Trand, T. Henderson, J. Heidemann, Touch J.,
H. Kruse, S. Ostermann, K. Scott and S. Semke, (2000, Ongoing TCP Research Related to Satellites. IETF [Online]. RFC 2760Available:

H. Kruse, “The Pitfalls of Distributed Protocol Development: Unintentional Interactions between Network Operations and Applications Protocols,” in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Telecommunication Systems Design, 2000

H. Kruse and Yurcik, W., Lessig, L., “The InterNAT: Policy Implications of the Internet Architecture Debate,” in Proceedings of the 28th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, 2000