Keynote Speech - I

 

May 31, 2007

Title: GENI: Catalyzing Network Research

Speaker: Prof. Larry Peterson

Biography:

    Larry Peterson is Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Princeton University. He is Director of the Princeton-hosted PlanetLab Consortium and Chair of the planning group for NSF's GENI Initiative. He is also a co-author of the best selling networking textbook Computer Networks: A Systems Approach (3e).* His research focuses on the design and implementation of networked systems. Some of his recent projects and papers can be found here.

    Professor Peterson recently served as Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, he has been on the Editorial Board for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and the IEEE Journal on Select Areas in Communication, and he has served as program chair for SOSP, NSDI, and HotNets. Peterson is a Fellow of the ACM. He received his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 1985.

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June 1, 2007

Title: The Verizon NGN - Challenges in Evolving to a Converged Network

Speaker: Dr. Prodip Sen

Biography:

    Prodip Sen is currently Director of Packet Network Architecture in the Verizon Technology Organization at Verizon Communications.  He is responsible for the architecture of the Verizon next generation packet network. At Verizon, Dr. Sen has been involved in a variety of architecture, design and system engineering activities in support of DSL networks, VoIP, and multimedia services and applications offered over public and private networks. Prior to joining Verizon, he has held positions at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn NY and at the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Sen has conducted research in computer communication networks, integrated network management, integrated networks, decision making in human organizations, system theory and control theory. He has taught courses in communication networks, digital communications, signal processing, and control theory. Dr. Sen is a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

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