Professor, Canada Research Chair, Autonomic Service Architecture
Graduated from the University of Southern California
Joined the University of Toronto in 1977, became full Professor in 1990
A brief bio is available for download here.
Current Research Areas:
- Adaptive Resource Management for Large-Scale Systems
- Network Algorithms using Graph-Theoretic Metrics
- Extended Cloud Computing and Service Provider Smart Edge
- Connected Vehicles and Smart Transportation
- Green Converged Networking and Computing
- Market-Based Resource Management for Smart Grids
- All-Optical Networking for Datacenters
- Probability and Random Processes for Electrical Engineering, Addison-Wesley, First Edition 1989. Second Edition, 1994. Third Edition, 2008.
- Communication Networks: Fundamental Concepts and Key Architectures, McGraw-Hill, January 2000, 2nd Edition, 2003. (Co-authored with Indra Widjaja).
- Industry-Oriented Education
- SAVI internships, ongoing
- MET Program, 1997-2010 (over 200 graduates)
- Executive Development Program, 2001-2010 (over 400 participants)
- IP Summerstock, Summer 2004 (over 2000 participants)
- Network Engineering Program, 1987-1995 (over 350 students)
Recent Professional Activities
- International Review Panels
- Science Foundation Ireland
- U.S. National Science Foundation
- Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology
- Korea BRAIN21 Review
- Editorial Boards
- Senior Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2003 to present.
- Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Network and Systems Management, 2004-2010.
- General Chair, INFOCOM 2014
- Communication Society Awards Committee 2006-2010
- Canadian Panels and Committees
- Communications Research Centre
R&D and Start-Up Experience
- Co-founder, Director, and CTO of AcceLight Networks (2000-2002)
- With CEO & Co-founder, raised US $18 million Series A financing, and US $63 million Series B financing.
- Led the design of a multi-service terabit fast-switching optical fabric.
- Established AcceLight Ottawa R&D facility. Managed growth of Ottawa R&D staff to 180, about 95% of technical staff. Managed Ottawa operations.