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Associate Professor Resume

Lawrence, KansaS

Research Expertise and Interests
Networking and communication among distributed systems and applications, particularly in new, challenging, and novel contexts and application scenarios:
• Survivable, resilient networks, disruption tolerant end-to-end protocols, and
adaptive applications with inter-layer awareness and control loops
• High-speed networking and user-to-user communication, particularly with
high bandwidth-×-delay products and delay tolerance (weak/episodic
connectivity and satellite to interplanetary latencies)
• Active, cognitive, adaptive, programmable, and extensible network
architectures and components; network processors and networked storage
• Ubiquitous and pervasive computing and mobile communication
• Heterogeneous end systems, network components, link and subnetwork types
(including sensor/actuator nets, ubiquitous computing, and the
wireless/optical interface) and their unification in the global information
infrastructure for distributed applications
• Network signalling, monitoring, control, and management
• Resource tradeoffs between end / intermediate systems, and among memory,
processing, communication bandwidth, energy consumption, and latency
• Scalable large systems of systems and their interactions, including networks,
computer and switch architecture, operating systems, and applications
• The discovery and application of fundamental principles for systemic and
systematic architecture, simulation, and design of distributed systems,
networks, and protocols
• Education of students and young researchers through teaching, mentoring,
and leadership in conferences, journals, and professional societies
Education

D.Sc. in Computer Science
Axon: A Host–Network Interface Architecture for Gigabit Communications Axon was the first zero-copy host-network interface and uses distributed virtual shared memory over a wide area network for interprocess communication. The pipelined network interface includes a hardware implementation of integrated layer processing (layer smashing), as well as rate (flow) and error control. Axon was extensively simulated at 1 Gb/s, including the hardware error and flow control mechanisms at the gate level.
Advisor: Confidential
Committee: Confidential

M.S. in Computer Science
Design and Implementation of a 2×2 VLSI Fast Packet Switch Element Creation of a cell library and custom VSLI design, implementation, and fabrication of a 2×2 switch element using the MOSIS tool set for the Confidential broadcast packet switch.
Advisor: Confidential
Design and Implementation of a High-Level Job Scheduler for MVS
Designed a front-end scheduler that inserted programs into the proper MVS scheduler queues based on user requirement and administrative policy.
Advisor: Confidential

Graduate classes in computer architecture, operating systems, queueing theory

Graduate classes in computer architecture

B.S. in Electrical Engineering
B.S. in Computer Science
A.B. in Economics – minors in Anthropology and Asian Studies

Undergraduate classes in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry degree programs
Professional Experience
2005 – present Confidential, Lawrence, Kansas
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of Engineering Communications and Networking Systems Laboratory, Information & Telecommunication Technology Center.

Research in survivable and disruption-tolerant networks.
Teaching graduate and undergraduate networking courses.
2004 – presentConfidential, UK
Visiting Professor of Computing
Computing Department, Faculty of Applied Sciences
C-PI (with David Hutchison) of ResiliNets resilient and survivable networking initiative: research in self-organisation and programmable networks for resilient and autonomic networking.
Teaching advanced networking and Internet graduate and undergraduate courses.
2004 – 2005 Confidential, Boston, Massachusetts
Lecturer (part-time)
Telecommunication System Management program, College of Engineering
Teaching graduate data networking course.
2003 – 2005 Confidential Amherst, Massachusetts
Visiting Research Scientist
Computer Networks Research Group, Department of Computer Science
Research in end-to-end protocols for disruption-tolerant and sensor networks with emphasis on delay/congestion/corruption discrimination and cross-layering.
Group leader and document editor, DARPA Strategic Networking research agenda Confidential, 2003–2004.
1999 – 2003 Confidential Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Network Scientist
Responsible for development of new research agenda, both internally and in conjunction with funding agency program managers; proposal writing in response to solicitations, technical leadership and project anagement of funded research projects.
• Co-PI (with Alden Jackson), Secure Environment for Network Control, Monitoring, and Management (SENCOMM), DARPA ITO Active Networks program, 1999–2003. SENCOMM is an architecture and implementation of an active MEE (management execution environment) that provides the basis for active network monitoring and control. SENCOMM has been deployed on the ABone and prototype MAAs (management active applications) include ABone monitoring, intrusion/anomaly detection, and multicast tree topology mapping/monitoring. Project collaboration with University of Kentucky, USC/ISI, Columbia University, and ETH Zürich.
• Group leader and document editor, DARPA Strategic Networking research agenda (NetVision), 2002–2003.
• Technical contributor, Optical Transport Network Architecture and Cryptography project, US Government project, 2003.
• Technical contributor, Knowledge Plane seedling project, DARPA IPTO, 2003.
• Member of NewArch project, DARPA ITO NGI, 2002–2003.
• PI, Web VADE MECUM (WVM), DARPA ITO WiaB program, 2001–2002.
WVM is a prototype latency-aware web browser that estimates response time (based on various criteria including past history and current channel conditions) and colors links accordingly (red = slow, yellow = cached, green = recently cached or fast). Users can then explicitly determine fetch behaviour by right clicking (normal fetch from source, display cached, display cached and nonblocking fetch from source). WVM is targetted to weakly and episodically connected clients as well as very long latencies (e.g. interplanetary). WVM is a user directed application solution for DTNs that relies on knowledge of network conditions.
• PI, Survivable Mobile Wireless Information Networks, DARPA ATO SUMOWIN program, 2001–2002. SUMOWIN was a seedling program to help form a new DARPA program. We investigated a number of techniques for mobile wireless survivability summarized in the WiSe 2002 paper. Key concepts include forwarding even when an end-to-end path does not exist through the network (no routing convergence), and nodes physically transporting data (store-and-haul).
• PI, Transport Protocol Mechanisms and TCP Enhancements for High-Speed Wireless Networks, NASA GRC and ESTO, 2000–2002. We explored generic mechanisms for corruption/congestion discrimination and signalling, as well as two specific mechanisms for improving the performance of transport protocols in wireless networks: ETEN (explicit transport error notification) for which we simulated a theoretical performance bound and analysed several specific mechanisms; Swift Start in which we use capacity estimation and pacing to quickly open the TCP window while minimising burstiness and avoiding congestion.
• Technical lead for internal Mobile Ubiquitous Computing and Communication program development, including a systematic understanding of the protocols and algorithms needed for auto-configuration and self-organisation of mobile ad hoc networks, 1999-2001.
• Co-PI (with Martha Steenstrup), Network Architectures for Unpiloted Combat Arial Vehicles (UCAVs), ONR, 1999–2000.
• Technical Contributor and mentor to first-time PI (Rajesh Krishnan), PetaWeb High-Speed Optical IP Infrastructure, DARPA ITO NGI program (Nortel subcontract), 1999–2000. In this work we were concerned with the impact of the deployment of large densely connected optical backbones in the Internet, as part of the NGI NTONC program, and investigated the performance of TCP over a load reactive link (similar to a use-it-or-lose-it traffic class).
• Co-PI (with Rajesh Krishnan), Generic Control Mechanism for Multihop Wireless Networks, DARPA ITO GloMo program, 1999-2000. Collaboration with University of Texas.
1999 –2002 Confidential, Massachusetts
Research Group Manager: Mobile, Wireless, and Active Networking
Line management of 8 research staff and research project management of projects described above (as well as some additional projects).
Project manager for
– DARPA ITO Active Networks SENCOMM, 1999–2002
– DARPA ITO WiaB WVM, 2001–2002
– DARPA ATO SUMOWIN, 2001–2002
– DARPA ATO SUO SAS (ITT subcontract), 2000
– DARPA ITO NGI PetaWeb, 1999–2000
– DARPA ITO GloMo
RAVEN (ITT subcontract) 1999–2000
GCM (with University of Texas at Dallas), 1999
– ONR UCAV
6.1 routing algorithms, 1999–2000
6.2 network architecture, 1999–2000
– NASA ESTO TCP, 2000–2002
1998 – 1999 Confidential Waltham, Massachusetts
Principal Member of Technical Staff
Principal Investigator of Internet Multimedia Services Project Technical lead for research projects, internal funding proposals, and supervisor of one full time research staff and several interns.
• Designed and prototyped a session control architecture for location-independent heterogeneous personal communication. Users are able to communicate with one another by name (e.g. “call Alice”) without knowing any other details. A name database resolves to user agents, which serve as an individual’s point-of-presence in the network with knowledge of location and communication preferences and capabilities. The user agents negotiate to establish the communication session.
• Early participation in the CANES (composable active network elements) DARPA ITO Active Nets project with Georgia Tech. 1994 – 1997 GTE Laboratories Waltham, Massachusetts Senior Member of Technical Staff Project leader for Internet Multimedia Services Project.
• Lead research project in interactive hyperlinked multimedia streaming services using SMIL. Designed and prototyped multimedia services including video email. Project member of Broadband Intelligent Networks Project.
1991 – 1994 Confidential, Connecticut
Confidential, New York
Advisory Engineer Scientist
High-speed network architecture and design.
• Architecture and protocol design for ATM over IBM Research plaNET/Orbit
gigabit network that used variable size packets.
• Architecture and design of gigabit host–network interfaces for RS/6000
workstations.
1981 – 1984 Confidential, MN
Engineer
System programmer and system administrator in Manufacturing Control Systems development group.
• Designed and implemented real-time extensions to MVS operating system to support process control.
• Systems programmer and administrator for several IBM mainframe computers supporting development and running the Rochester manufacturing plant.
1980 – 1981 Confidential, California
Hardware Engineer
• Microcontroller design for NCR 8600 series mainframe computer
1976 – 1978 Confidential St. Louis, Missouri
Engineer
• Hardware and software design and implementation of 8080 and 8748 distributed system to maintain status of North St. Louis County Fire Protection District emergency equipment, including custom operating system for operator interaction and automatic update from mobile vehicles

Publications Books
James P.G. Sterbenz, Samarat Bhattacharjee, and Douglas Maughan, editors, Active
Networks: Research and Architecture, (in preparation)
James P.G. Sterbenz and Joseph D. Touch, High Speed Networking: A Systematic
Approach to High-Bandwidth Low-Latency Communication, John Wiley Networking
Council (A. Lyman Chapin technical editor), Apr. 2001
Edited Volumes
Naoki Wakamiya, Marcin Solarski, and James Sterbenz, editors, Active Networks:
IFIP-TC6 5th International Working Conference, IWAN 2003, LNCS 2982, Springer,
Berlin, 2004
James Sterbenz, Osamu Takada, Christian Tschudin, and Bernhard Plattner, editors,
Active Networks: IFIP-TC6 4th International Working Conference, IWAN 2002,
LNCS 2546, Springer, Berlin, 2002
Joseph D. Touch and James P. G. Sterbenz, editors, IFIP Protocols for High Speed
Networks VI, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2000
Refereed Papers
Rajesh Krishnan, James P.G. Sterbenz, Wesley M. Eddy, Craig Partridge, and Mark
Allman, “Explicit Transport Error Notification (ETEN) for Error-Prone Wireless and
Satellite Networks”, Computer Networks, vol.46, #3, October 2004, pp. 343–362
Christoph Wirz, Regina Rosales Hain, Alden W. Jackson, Bernhard Plattner, and
James P.G. Sterbenz, “Multicast Monitoring with SENCOMM”, IFIP IWAN 2002
Poster Proceedings, Zürich, December 2002
James P.G. Sterbenz, Rajesh Krishnan, Regina Rosales Hain, Alden W. Jackson,
David Levin, Ram Ramanathan, and John Zao, “Survivable Mobile Wireless
Networks: Issues, Challenges, and Research Directions”, Proceedings of the ACM
Wireless Security Workshop (WiSE) 2002 at MobiCom, Atlanta GA, September 2002,
pp. 31–40
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Rajesh Krishnan, Mark Allman, Craig Partridge, James P.G. Sterbenz, and William
Ivancic, “Explicit Transport Error Notification (ETEN) for Error-Prone Wireless and
Satellite Networks – Summary”, NASA Earth Science Technology Conference (ESTC)
2002, Pasadena CA, June 2002
Alden W. Jackson, James P.G. Sterbenz, Mathew N. Condell, and Regina Rosales
Hain, “Active Monitoring and Control: The SENCOMM Architecture and
Implementation”, Proceedings of the DARPA Active Networks Conference and
Exposition (DANCE) 2002, San Francisco CA, June 2002, pp. 379–393
Rajesh Krishnan and James P.G. Sterbenz “TCP over Load-Reactive Links”,
Proceedings of the IEEE 9th International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP
2001), Riverside CA, November 2001, pp. 172–179
James P.G. Sterbenz and Rajesh Krishnan, Multi-Modal Routing and Switch Node
Architecture, DARPA/DOE/NASA/NIST/NLM/NSF Workshop on New Visions for
Large-Scale Networks: Research and Applications, Vienna VA, March 2001
Rajesh Krishnan, James P.G. Sterbenz, and A. Lyman Chapin, “Issues in Designing a
PetaWeb-Based IP Infrastructure”, Proceedings of Networks 2000, Toronto ON,
September. 2000
James P.G. Sterbenz, Alden Jackson, Rajesh Krishnan, and Craig Partridge, Smart
Spaces Position Paper, DARPA/NIST/NSF Workshop on Research Issues in Smart
Computing Environments, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta GA, July 1999
Ken Calvert, Samrat Bhatacharjee, Ellen Zegura, and James P.G. Sterbenz,
“Directions in Active Networks”, IEEE Communications, vol.36 #10, Oct. 1998, pp.
72–78
James P.G. Sterbenz and Gregory S. Lauer, “Session Control Issues for Gigabit
Networks”, IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop (GBN), (presentation and abstract),
1997
Jean-Paul Nussbaumer, Baiju V. Patel, Frank Schaffa, and James P.G. Sterbenz,
“Networking Requirements for Interactive Video on Demand”, IEEE Journal on
Selected Areas in Communications, vol.13, #5, June 1995, pp.779–787
Gregory S. Lauer, James P.G. Sterbenz, and Israel Zibman, “An Architecture for
Broadband Services”, Proceedings of IEEE Intelligent Networks (IN)’95, Ottawa ON,
May 1995
James P.G. Sterbenz and Gurudatta M. Parulkar, “Design of a Gigabit Host–Network
Interface”, Journal of High Speed Networking, Vol.2 #1, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 1993,
pp. 27–62
James P.G. Sterbenz, Anshul Kantawala, Milind Buddhikot and Gurudatta M.
Parulkar, “Hardware Based Error and Flow Control in the Axon Gigabit Host–
Network Interface”, Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM’92, Florence, May 1992, pp 282–293
James P.G. Sterbenz and Gurudatta M. Parulkar, “Axon Host–Network Interface for
Gigabit Communications”, in IFIP Protocols for High Speed Networks (PfHSN) II,
Palo Alto CA, Marjory Johnson, editor, Elsevier / North Holland 1991, pp. 211–236
James P.G. Sterbenz and Gurudatta M. Parulker, “Axon: Application-Oriented
Lightweight Transport Protocol Design”, Proceedings of Tenth International
Conference on Computer Communication (ICCC’90), New Delhi, November 1990,
Narosa Publishing House, pp. 379–387
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James P.G. Sterbenz and Gurudatta M. Parulkar, “Axon Network Virtual Storage for
High Performance Distributed Applications”, Proceedings of IEEE 10th International
Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Paris, June 1990, pp 484–
492
James P.G. Sterbenz and Gurudatta M. Parulkar, “Axon: A Distributed
Communication Architecture for High-Speed Networking”, Proceedings of IEEE
INFOCOM’90, San Francisco CA, June 1990, pp. 415–425
Invited Papers
James P.G. Sterbenz, Bernhard Plattner, Bobby Bhattacharjee, Lukas Ruf, and Mattias
Bosshardt, “Programmable Networks: Alternative Mechanisms and Design Choices”,
Proceedings of the IFIP International Working Conference on Active Networks,
Lawrence, Kansas, October 2004, to appear
James P.G. Sterbenz, Peer-to-Peer vs. the Internet: A Discussion on the Proper and
Practical Location of Functionality, Dagstuhl Seminar 04411, Service Management
and Self-Organization in IP-based Networks, Wadern Germany, October 2004,
http://drops.dagstuhl.de/portals/04411/115.
James P.G. Sterbenz, “Protocols for High-Speed Networks: A Brief Retrospective
Survey of High-Speed Networking Research”, IFIP Protocols for High Speed
Networks VII, Georg Carle and Martina Zitterbart, editors, Springer, Berlin, 2002, pp.
243–265
Bernhard Plattner and James P.G. Sterbenz, “Mobile Wireless Active Networking:
Issues and Research Agenda”, IEICE Workshop on Active Network Technology and
Applications (ANTA) 2002, Tokyo, March 2002, pp. 71–74
James P.G. Sterbenz, “Intelligence in Future Broadband Networks: Challenges and
Opportunities in High-Speed Active Networking”, Proceedings of IEEE International
Zürich Seminar on Broadband Communications (IZS 2002), Zürich, February 2002,
pp. 2-1–2-7
Gregory D. Abowd and James P.G. Sterbenz, “Final Report on the Inter-Agency
Workshop on Research Issues for Smart Environments”, IEEE Personal
Communications, vol.7 #5, October 2000, pp. 36–40
James P.G. Sterbenz, “Towards Gigabit Networking”, in Towards Gigabit
Networking, IEE Digest No: 1996/118, 1996, pp. 1/1–1/5
James P.G. Sterbenz, Henning G. Schulzrinne, and Joseph D. Touch, “Report and
Discussion on the IEEE ComSoc TCGN Gigabit Networking Workshop 1995”, IEEE
Network, vol.9 #4, July/August 1995, pp. 9–21
James P.G. Sterbenz, “Protocols for High Speed Networks: Life After ATM?”, in IFIP
Protocols for High Speed Networks IV, Gerald Neufeld and Mabo Ito, editors,
Chapman & Hall, London, 1995, pp. 3–18
Selected Technical Reports
Alden W. Jackson, James P.G. Sterbenz, Yechiam Yemini, and Alexander V.
Konstantinou, Management Architecture Framework for Active Networks, BBN
Technical Report 8386, January 2004
Craig Partridge, James P.G. Sterbenz, Robert J. Bobrow, and Mark H. Burstein,
Cognition in Forward Networks, BBN Technical Report 8375, October 2003
Christoph Wirz, James P.G. Sterbenz, Matthias Bossardt, and Bernhard Plattner,
Active Network Multicasting and Tree Monitoring with SENCOMM, Diploma Thesis
DA-2002.29, ETH Zürich, BBN Technical Report 8358, November 2002
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James P.G. Sterbenz, Tushar Saxena, and Rajesh Krishnan, Latency-Aware
Information Access with User-Directed Fetch Behaviour for Weakly-Connected
Mobile Wireless Clients, BBN Technical Report 8340, May 2002
Craig Partridge, Dennis Rockwell, Mark Allman, Rajesh Krishnan, and James P.G.
Sterbenz, A Swifter Start for TCP, BBN Technical Report 8339, March 2002
Rajesh Krishnan, Mark Allman, Craig Partridge, and James P.G. Sterbenz, Explicit
Transport Error Notification (ETEN) for Error-Prone Wireless and Satellite
Networks, BBN Technical Report 8333, February/March 2002
Alden Jackson, James P.G. Sterbenz, Matthew N. Condell, Joel Levin, and David J.
Waitzman, SENCOMM Architecture, BBN Technical Memo 1278, January 2001
Rajesh Krishnan, and James P.G. Sterbenz, An Evaluation of the TSMA Protocol as a
Control Channel Mechanism in MMWN, BBN Technical Memo 1279, April 2000
James P.G. Sterbenz, Alden W. Jackson, and Matthew N. Condell, Hyperactive
Networking, Active Networks Group Internet Draft, 1 April 2000
Leonard Kleinrock, James P.G. Sterbenz, Nick Maxemchuck, Simon S. Lam, Henning
Schulzrinne, and Peter Steenkiste, The National Exchange for Networked Information
Systems: A White Paper, UCLA Computer Science technical report CSD-930039,
November 1993
James P.G. Sterbenz, Design and Implementation of a 2×2 VSLI Packet Switch
Element, Washington University Computer and Communications Research Center
Technical Report WUCCRC-88-1, April 1988
Additional Contribution to Funding Agency Reports
IIIE: The Invisible Intelligent Information Exchange – A Ten Year Vision and
Framework for Government-Sponsored Networking Research, lead editor and
contributor 2002–2004, DARPA report, to appear.
NSF Wireless Networking Workshop Final Report, University of Kansas ITTC
Technical Report ITTC-FY2004-TR-32950-01, 2004; report section editor and
contributor; workshop presenter, Chicago IL, July 2003
Report of the ARPA/NSF Workshop on Research in Gigabit Networking, workshop
participant and member of authoring committee, Washington DC, July 1994
Selected
Additional
Presentations
Keynote Addresses
Keynote Address: Protocols for High-Speed Networks: A Brief Retrospective Survey
of High-Speed Networking Research, IEEE ICWLHN/ICN, Atlanta GA, August 2002
Closing address: Protocols for High-Speed Networks: A Brief Retrospective Survey of
High-Speed Networking Research, IFIP/IEEE Protocols for High-Speed Networks,
Berlin, April 2002
Keynote address: Intelligence in Future Broadband Networks: Challenges and
Opportunities in High-Speed Active Networking, IEEE International Zürich Seminar
on Broadband Communications (IZS 2002), Zürich Switzerland, February 2002
Keynote address: Towards Gigabit Networking, IEE Colloquium, Towards Gigabit
Networking, Manchester UK, May 1996
Keynote address: Protocols for High Speed Networks: Life After ATM?, IFIP Protocols
for High Speed Networks, Vancouver BC, August 1994
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Other Invited Presentations
James P.G. Sterbenz, “Network Processors: Opportunity for Open, Programmable,
Extensible, Adaptive, Active Networks?”, IEEE OpenSig 2002, Lexington KY,
October 2002
James P.G. Sterbenz, Chip Elliott, Craig Partridge, Jason Redi, and Ram Ramanathan,
Towards a Flexible and Adaptive MANET Network, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Seminar on MANET, Crystal City VA, September 2002
James P.G. Sterbenz, Chip Elliott, Craig Partridge, Jason Redi, and Ram Ramanathan,
Wideband RF in Mobile Wireless Networking, presentation to the Defense Science
Board, Alexandria VA, September 2002
Alden Jackson and James P.G. Sterbenz, Active Network Monitoring and Control,
Dagstuhl Seminar on Active and Programmable Networks, Wadern Germany,
February 2002
Bernhard Plattner and James P.G. Sterbenz, “Mobile Wireless Active Networking:
Issues and Research Agenda”, DARPA Active Networks Next Generation Workshop,
Orlando FL, November 2001
James P.G. Sterbenz, Alden W. Jackson, Rajesh Krishnan, and Craig Partridge,
Network Protocols and Research Issues for Pervasive Computing, OpenSig 2000,
Napa CA, October 2000
Martha Steenstrup and James P.G. Sterbenz, UCAV (Unpiloted Combat Arial Vehicle)
Networking Technology, presentation to the Naval Studies Board, Irvine CA,
December 1999
Seminars and Colloquia
Survivable and Disruption-Tolerant Networking:
Issues, Challenges, and Research Directions
University of Kansas ITTC Seminar, Dec. 2004
Universität Tübingen Computer Networks and Internet Seminar, Germany, Sep. 2004
KTH Royal Institute of Technology Network Systems Seminar, Stockholm, June 2004
Boston University ECE Seminar, April 2004
Survivable Mobile Wireless Networks: Issues, Challenges, and Research Directions
University of Massachusetts Computer Science Seminar, Amherst, April 2003
IEEE Boston Section Seminar, Verizon Laboratories, Waltham MA, December 2002
Northeastern University Telecommunications Seminar (inaugural), November 2002
University of Kentucky Computer Science Seminar, Lexington, October 2002
Latency Aware Information Access with User Directed Handling of Cache Misses
Fraunhofer FOKUS Seminar, Berlin, April 2002
IBM Research Seminar, Zürich, Switzerland, February 2002
University of Saarbrücken Seminar, Germany, February 2002
Computer Networks Div. Seminar, USC/ISI, Marina del Rey CA, November 2001
Computer Engineering Seminar, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, September 2001
Computer Networks Seminar, University of Bern, Switzerland, June 2001
Computer Science Seminar, University of Kentucky, Lexington, May 2001
Telematics Seminar, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2001
Network Research Issues in Ubiquitous Computing, 25th anniversary of the
Washington University Computer Science Department, St. Louis MO, October 2000
Ubiquitous Computing and Smart Spaces: Research Issues and Problems
Computer Science Colloquium, University of Mass., Amherst, June 2000
Electrical Engineering Colloquium, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, October 1999
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SENCOMM: Smart Environment for Network Control, Monitoring and Management
Computer Science Colloquium, Georgia Tech College of Computing, April 2000
Conference Panel Presentation and Participation
Would Self-Organised or Self-Managed Networks Lead to Improved QoS?, IFIP/IEEE
IWQoS 2005, Passau, Germany, David Hutchison, chair, June 2005.
Network Processors: Prospects for Practical Deployment, IEEE Hot Interconnects
2004, Stanford CA, Bryan Lyles and James P.G. Sterbenz co-chairs, August 2004.
Programmability, Active Networking, Applications, and the OpenArch Community,
IEEE OpenArch 2003, San Francisco CA, Bobby Bhatacharhee chair, April 2003
Network Processors: Role in High-Speed Networks, IEEE HSN Workshop, San
Francisco CA, James P.G. Sterbenz chair, March 2003
Securing Wireless Mobile Networks: Is it Possible?, INFOCOM 2002, New York,
Will Ivancic chair, June 2002
The End of the ‘End-to-End Argument’?, ICNP 2001, Riverside CA, Lixia Zhang
chair, November 2001
Active Networks in the Real World?, ICNP’99, Toronto ON, November 1999
Smart Spaces: Research Issues and Problems, IEEE LCN’99, Lowell MA, October
1999
Intelligence in the Network, IEEE ComSoc TCCC Computer Communications
Workshop, Phoenix AZ, September 1997
ATM: Dead or Alive?, IEEE Boston Chapter Seminar, September 1997
What Belongs in the Network, and What Does in the Network Mean, IFIP Protocols for
High Speed Networks, Sophia Antipolis, France, James Sterbenz chair, October 1996
US Gigabit Testbed Programmes, Networkshop’93, Melbourne Australia, 1993
INET’93 Panel, San Francisco, CA
Teaching and
Mentoring
University Course Teaching
Survivable, Resilient, and Disruption Tolerant Networking
• Graduate seminar EECS800, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science, University of Kansas, fall 2005
Advanced Networking and the Internet
• Graduate course CSM8, Department of Computing, Lancaster University, (team
teaching with Chris Edwards and Laurent Mathy) winter 2005
Advances in Telecommunications: Survivable Networks
• Undergraduate lectures for CS353, Department of Computing, Lancaster
University, winter 2005
Data Networking
• Graduate course TSM G330, Telecommunication Systems Management , College
of Engineering, Northeastern University, fall 2004
High-Speed Networking
• Graduate Diploma-level intensive course, Universität der Bundeswehr, München
Germany, March 2004
Operating Systems
• Upper division undergraduate and graduate course SDP 420, Systems and Data
Processing Program, Washington University in St. Louis, mid-1980s
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Systems Programming
• Undergraduate course SDP 220, Systems and Data Processing Program,
Washington University in St. Louis, mid-1980s
Conference Tutorials
Protocols for High-Speed Networks: A Systematic Approach to High-Bandwidth Low-
Latency Communication
• IEEE Hot Interconnects, Stanford CA, August 2002, August 2003, August 2004
• IEEE MILCOM, Boston MA, October 2003
• IEEE ICN/ICWHLN, Atlanta GA, August 2002
Introduction to Active Networks (with Bernhard Plattner)
• IEICE Active Network Technologies and Applications, Osaka Japan, May 2003
• IFIP IWAN, Zürich Switzerland, December 2002
Introduction to Active Networks (with Alden Jackson)
• IEEE/ACM Workshop on Mobile Software Agents, Montreal QC, August 2001
• IEEE Intelligent Network Workshop (IN) 2001, Boston MA, May 2001
ATM Technology and Networking
• IBM Research, 1993 and 1994
• GTE Laboratories ~1995
Thesis Supervision
Primary and Joint Supervision:
• Linlin Xie, Mechanisms for DDoS and Flash Mitigation, Lancaster University,
Ph.D. (in progress with David Hutchison)
• Christoph Wirz, Dipl.Ing., Active Network Multicasting and Tree Monitoring with
SENCOMM, ETH Zürich Diploma Thesis DA-2002.29, October 2002
Co-Examiner:
• Ralph Keller, Dr. Sc. Techn., Self-Configuring Active Services for Programmable
Networks: A Routing-Integrated Approach, ETH Zürich Doctoral Dissertation
15372, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, 2004 (with Bernhard Plattner and Jonathan
Turner)
• Roman Pletka, Dr. Sc. Techn., Adaptive End-to-End Quality of Service
Guarantees in IP Networks, ETH Zürich Doctoral Dissertation, 15481, Shaker
Verlag, Aachen, 2004 (with Burkhard Stiller)
Committee Membership:
• Rajesh Krishnan, Ph.D., Efficient Self-Organization of Large Wireless Sensor
Networks, Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Doctoral Dissertation, July 2003
• Chien-Chun Lu, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
Graduate Student Intern Supervision
• Christoph Wirz, ETH Zürich, 2002, at BBN Technologies
• Leon Poutievski, University of Kentucky, 2000, 2001, at BBN Technologies
• Peerapon Siripongwutikorn, University of Pittsburgh, 1998, at GTE Laboratories
• Che-Ming Chang, University of Pittsburgh, 1997 at GTE Laboratories
• Chien-Chun Lu, University of Pittsburgh, 1996, at GTE Laboratories
• Samrat Bhattacharjee, Georgia Tech, 1995, at GTE Laboratories
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High School and Middle School Science Fair Judging
• Hopkinton Mass. School District, 2001–2005
• Massachusetts regional and State, 2002–2004
Professional
Activities
Editorial Board Membership
Journal of Communications and Networks, 2000–2004,
Division Co-Editor for Networks and Services, 2005-present
IEEE Network Magazine, 1999–present
Computer Networks Journal, 1999–2002
Special issues
• Co-editor (with Dimitrios Stiliadis) of Hot Interconnects special issue of IEEE
Micro, to appear 2005
• Co-editor (with Bernhard Plattner and Christian Tschudin) of Active Networks
special issue of Computer Networks, to appear 2005
• Co-editor (with Bryan Lyles and Ira Richer) of Applications Enabling the Wide
Scale Deployment of Gigabit Networks special issue of IEEE Journal on Selected
Areas in Communications, Vol.13 #5, June 1995
Professional Society Leadership
Chair, IFIP Protocols for High-Speed Networks international steering committee
(PfHSN), 2000–present
Member, IFIP Active Networks international steering committee 2003–present
Member, ICICE (Japan) Communications Society Special Technical Group on Active
Network Technologies and Applications (ANTA), 2003–present
Member, IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on High-Speed Networking (TCHSN)
formerly TC Gigabit Networking (TCGN) Steering Committee, 1992–present
Member, IEEE Communications Society Strategic Planning Committee, 1998–1999
Chair, IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Gigabit Networking
(founding member), 1994–1998
Member, IEEE Communications Society Boston Section Steering Committee
Professional Society Membership
Senior Member IEEE Communications Society and Computer Society
Member IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers), United Kingdom
Member IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communications Engineers)
Communications Society, Japan
Member ACM SIGCOMM, SIGMOBILE, SIGARCH, SIGOPS, SIGMICRO
Pioneer Member Internet Society; member of Interplanetary SIG
IFIP working group 6.2 (network and internetwork architectures)
Listed in Who’s Who in America, Marquis, 2001–present.
Who’s Who in the World, Marquis, 2002–present
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Conference and Workshop Leadership
General Co-Chair, IEEE Hot Interconnects, Stanford CA, August 2005
Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE Hot Interconnects, Stanford CA, August 2004
Technical Program Co-Chair, IFIP/IEICE/IEEE International Working Conference on
Active Networks (IWAN) 2003, Kyoto Japan, December 2003
Technical Program Co-Chair, IFIP International Working Conference on Active
Networks (IWAN) 2002, Zürich Switzerland, December 2002
Technical Program and General Co-Chair, IFIP/IEEE Protocols for High Speed
Networks (PfHSN) 1999, Salem MA, August 1999
Vice-General Chair, ACM SIGCOMM, Cambridge MA, August–September 1999
Technical Program Chair, IEEE TCGN Gigabit Networking Workshops
1994, 1995, 1996
Conference and Workshop Activities
Member of numerous technical program committees, including:
• ACM SIGCOMM DTN 3005, SIGCOMM FDNA 2003, SIGCOMM 1994–1995,
NOSSDAV 1997
• IEEE ICDCS 2006, GI 2005, GBN/HSN 1992–2003, HotI 2002–2005, HPCS
1995–1997, INFOCOM 2006, 1994–1998, OpenArch 1999–2001, 2003
• IFIP HPN 1997, IWAN 2004–2005, PfHSN 1992–2002
Session chair for numerous events, including IEEE INFOCOM and ACM SIGCOMM
Reviewer for numerous conferences, workshops, and journals
Other Review Activities
National Science Foundation panel participation
• Infrastructure panels, 2005
• CISE Networking Cluster panels, 2004
• ITR panels, 2000, 2001
Reviewer, Interplanetary Internet Project, DARPA ITO NGI, 1999–2001
National Academies CSTB reviewer for Looking Over the Fence at Networks: A
Neighbors View of Networking Research, National Academies Press, 2001.
Other Activities Civic Service
Town of Hopkinton Massachusetts
• Master Plan Committee (technology and transportation subcommittee leader),
2004–2005
• Traffic Committee member, 2001–2005
References Available on Request

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