Imrich Chlamtac - "Managing Optical
Networks in the Optical Domain"
The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson TX 75083-0688, USA
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Randy Katz - "The Post-PC Era: It's All About
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1776, USA
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Gerald Maguire - "Personal Computing
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
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About the speakers
Imrich Chlamtac holds
a Ph.D degree in computer science from the University of Minnesota.
Since 1997 he is the Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications at
the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Chlamtac also holds the titles
of the Sackler Professor at Tel Aviv University, Israel, The Bruno
Kessler Honorary Professor at the University of Trento, Italy, and
of University Professor at the Technical University of Budapest.
He is the founder of Consip Ltd., co-founder and past CEO of Business
Communications Networks and of BCN Inc.Dr.
Chlamtac is a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM societies for the concepts
of WDM wavelength routing, was a Fulbright Scholar and an IEEE Distinguished
Lecturer. He is the winner of the 2001 ACM award for contributions
to wireless and mobile networks, emulators, and has received multiple
best paper awards in wireless and optical networking. Dr. Chlamtac
published over two hundred and fifty papers in refereed journals
and conferences, and is the co-author of the first textbook on Local
Area Networks (Lexington Books, 1981,1982,1984) and of Mobile and
Wireless Networks Protocols and Services (John Wiley & Sons, Pub.,2000).
an IEEE Network magazine's 2000 Editor's Choice. Dr. Chlamtac serves
as the founding Editor in Chief of the ACM/URSI/Kluwer Wireless
Networks (WINET), the ACM/Kluwer Mobile Networks and Applications
(MONET) journals and the SPIE/Kluwer Optical Networks (ONM) Magazine.
He is also the founder and Steering Committee Chair of ACM/IEEE
MobiCom and SPIE/IEEE/ACM OptiComm conferences.
Howard Katz received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University,
and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California,
Berkeley. He joined the faculty at Berkeley in 1983, where he is
now the United Microelectronics Corporation Distinguished Professor
in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a Fellow of
the ACM and the IEEE, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
He has published over 180 refereed technical papers, book chapters,
and books. His hardware design textbook, Contemporary Logic Design,
has sold over 85,000 copies worldwide. He has supervised 32 M.S.
theses and 17 Ph.D. dissertations. He has won numerous awards, including
seven best paper awards, one "test of time" paper award, three best
presentation awards, the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award,
the 1999 IEEE Reynolds Johnson Information Storage Award, the 1999
ASEE Frederic E. Terman Award, and the 1999 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom
Outstanding Educator Award. With colleagues at Berkeley, he developed
Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks (RAID), an $18 billion per
year industry sector today. While on leave for government service
in 1993-1994, he established whitehouse.gov and connecting the White
House to the Internet. His current research interests are Internet
Services Architecture, Mobile Computing, and Computer-Telephony
Q. "Chip" Maguire Jr. Ph. D. (1983) and
M.S. (1981) in Computer Science, University of Utah and B.A. magna
cum laude, Physics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1975). Professor,
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) since July 1994. He was on the
faculty of Columbia University between 1983 and 1993. He has also
been a Gastprofessor at Technische Universitšt Graz, Invited Lecturer
at Leiden State University, and Program Director for Experimental
Systems, U.S. National Science Foundation. His research interests
include: Mobile computing and communication systems, internetworking,
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