Milind M. Buddhikot
Milind M. Buddhikot is a Member of Technical Staff in the Center for Networking Research at Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ. Milind holds a Doctor of Science (D. Sc.) in computer science (July 1998) from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in communication engineering (December 1988) from the Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T), Bombay. His current research interests are in the areas of systems, protocols, algorithms , security and end-to-end applications in Dynamic spectrum access (DSA) networks, Integrated public wireless networks for seamless end-user experience across multiple heterogeneous networks, mesh and public safety networks, and Embedded sensorial systems. His past work has been in the areas of MPLS path routing, multimedia messaging and caching, high speed edge routers, fast packet classification, and design of multimedia-on-demand (MOD) servers and services. He has authored over 22 research papers and 9 patent submissions in the design of multimedia systems and protocols, layer-4 packet classification, MPLS path routing, and authentication and dynamic key exchange. Milind currently serves on the editorial boards of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN) and Elsevier's Computer Networks Journal. Milind was one of the co-founders of the IEEE DySPAN 2005 which is a first-of-its kind interdisciplinary IEEE conference on Dynamic Spectrum Access networks. Milind has also served as a co-guest-editor of IEEE Network magazine's March 2001 Special issue on Fast IP Packet forwarding and Classification for Next Generation Internet Services.
Scott C. Miller:
Scott Miller is the Director of the High Speed Mobile Data Research department at Bell Labs in Holmdel, New Jersey. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Cooper Union in New York City. His current research involves the integration of 802.11 and 3G wireless data service and the related mobile networking issues concerning seamless mobility, authentication, security, roaming, and accounting. Prior to his work on 802.11/3G integration, Scott has led several systems research efforts in wireless applications, implementing novel systems for wireless messaging, speech-driven directory services, wireless instant messaging, carrier-based content billing, and multi-media content adaptation
Yui-wah (Clement) Lee:
Yui-Wah (Clement) Lee received his Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and his M.Phil. and B.Sc. degrees in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He was a visiting scholar in Carnegie Mellon University in 1996-1997, and has been a member of technical staff in Bell Labs in New Jersey, USA since 2000. His research interests include systems design and implementation, wireless sensor networking, mobile computing, 3G and Wi-Fi networks, and distributed file systems.
Girish Chandranmenon received his B. Tech. degree in 1991 from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, M. S. in 1994 from University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, and D. Sc. in 1999 from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He joined Bell Laboratories in 1999. He is currently a Member of Technical Staff in the High Speed Mobile Data Research Department in Bell Laboratories. His research interests are design and implementation of efficient network protocols; in particular, his research currently focuses on wireless and mobile networking protocols for data and voice.
Dr. Henning Schulzrinne
Prof. Henning Schulzrinne received his undergraduate degree in economics and electrical engineering from the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, his MSEE degree as a Fulbright scholar from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts. He was a member of technical staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill and an associate department head at GMD-Fokus (Berlin), before joining the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering departments at Columbia University, New York. He is currently chair of the Department of Computer Science.
He is a division editor of the "Journal of Communications and Networks", and an editor of the "IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking" and the "Surveys & Tutorials" and former editor of the "IEEE Internet Computing Magazine" and "IEEE Transactions on Image Processing". He has been a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society and the ACM SIGCOMM Executive Committee, former chair of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committees on Computer Communications and the Internet and has been technical program chair of Global Internet, Infocom, NOSSDAV and IPtel and is General Chair of ACM Multimedia 2004. He also was a member of the IAB (Internet Architecture
Protocols co-developed by him are now Internet standards, used by almost all Internet telephony and multimedia applications. His research interests include Internet multimedia systems, quality of service, and performance evaluation.
He serves as Chief Scientist for SIPquest Inc. and Chief Scientific Advisor for Ubiquity Software Corporation. He has received the New York City Mayor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology and the VON Pioneer Award.
Dr. Thomas (Tom) La Porta
Thomas F. La Porta received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from The Cooper Union, New York, NY, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, New York, NY. He joined the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Penn State in 2002 as a Full Professor. He is the Director of the Networking and Security Research Center at Penn State. Prior to joining Penn State, Dr. La Porta was with Bell Laboratories since 1986. He was the Director of the Mobile Networking Research Department in Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies where he led various projects in wireless and mobile networking. He is an IEEE Fellow, Bell Labs Fellow, received the Bell Labs Distinguished Technical Staff Award in 1996, and an Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Award in 1996. His research interests include mobility management, signaling and control for wireless networks, mobile data systems, and protocol design.
Dr. La Porta was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and an Associate Editor editor for the ACM/Kluwer Journal of Mobile Networking and Applications and KICS Journal of Communications and Networks. He served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Personal Communications Magazine for three years and is currently a Senior Advisor. He has published over 50 technical papers and holds 28 patents. He was an adjunct member of faculty at Columbia University for 7 years where he taught courses on mobile networking and protocol design.
Dr. Elizabeth Belding Royer
Elizabeth M. Belding-Royer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She completed her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Santa Barbara in 2000. Elizabeth's research focuses on mobile networking, specifically routing protocols, multimedia, monitoring, and advanced service support. Elizabeth is the author of numerous papers related to ad hoc networking and has served on many program committees for networking conferences. Elizabeth is currently the co-chair of the IRTF Ad hoc Network Scalability (ANS) Research Group and is also on the editorial board for the Elsevier Science Ad hoc Networks Journal, as well as for Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R). Elizabeth is also the recipient of a 2002 Technology Review 100 award, awarded to the world's top young investigators. She a member of the IEEE, IEEE Communications Society, ACM, and ACM SIGMOBILE.