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Dr. Marie-José Montpetit, MIT Media Lab

Network convergence and service mobility


Dr. Sherman Shen, University of Waterloo

Wireless Networks


Dr. Stephen Bush,
GE Global Research



Dr. Fabrizio Granelli, University of Trento

Green Wireless Networks

Dr. Marie-Jose Montpetit

Network Convergence and Service Mobility

Bio: Dr. Marie-José Montpetit is a lecturer at the MIT Media Lab and an advisor to ThumbsUp (social TV) and Qfactor (wireless content acceleration). Her pioneering work on Social, Wireless and Multi-screen television is recognized world wide and has been rewarded by a Motorola Technology Prize in 2007 and a MIT Technology Review TR10 in 2010. Her main research is on the convergence of networking and video for seamless mobility. Dr Montpetit is a technology reviewer at the European Union and a participant to many standardization bodies. He holds a Ph.D in EECS from the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal.

Dr. Sherman Shen

Wireless Networks

Bio: Xuemin (Sherman) Shen is a Professor and University Research Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada. His research focuses on resource management in interconnected wireless/wired networks, wireless network security, wireless body area networks, vehicular ad hoc and sensor networks.    Dr. Shen served as the Technical Program Committee Chair for IEEE VTC’10 Fall, the Symposia Chair for IEEE ICC’10, the Tutorial Chair for IEEE VTC'11 Spring and IEEE ICC’08, the Technical Program Committee Chair for IEEE Globecom'07, the Chair for IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Wireless Communications, and P2P Communications and Networking. He also serves/served as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Network, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Application, and IET Communications; a Founding Area Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications; an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Computer Networks, and ACM/Wireless Networks, etc.; and the Guest Editor for IEEE JSAC, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE Communications Magazine, and ACM Mobile Networks and Applications, etc. Dr. Shen is a registered Professional Engineer of Ontario, Canada, an IEEE Fellow, an Engineering Institute of Canada Fellow, a Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellow, and a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and Communications Society.

Dr. Stephen Bush

Ad hoc Nanoscale and Molecular Communication Networks

Bio: Stephen F Bush is currently a Researcher at General Electric Global Research, Niskayuna, NY. Before joining GE Global Research, he was a Researcher at the Information and Telecommunications Technologies Center (ITTC), University of Kansas. He has been the Principal Investigator for many DARPA and Lockheed Martin sponsored research projects including: Active Networking (DARPA/ITO), Information Assurance and Survivability Engineering Tools (DARPA/ISO), Fault Tolerant Networking (DARPA/ATO), and most recently, Connectionless Networks (DARPA/ATO), an energy aware sensor network project. He is the author of Nanoscale Communication Networks (Norwood, MA: Artech House, 2010). He coauthored a book on active network management, titled Active Networks and Active Network Management: A Proactive Management Framework. He has taught Quantum Computation and Communication at RPI and Computer Communications at the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Bush is the past chair of the IEEE Emerging Technical Subcommittee on Nanoscale, Molecular, and Quantum Networking. He is also on the steering committee for the IEEE Smart Grid Vision Project and Chair of the IEEE P1906.1 Working Group on Nanoscale and Molecular Communication.

Dr. Fabrizio Granelli

Green Wireless Networks

Bio: Fabrizio Granelli is IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer for 2012-13, and Associate Professor at the Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) of the University of Trento (Italy). From 2008, he is deputy head of the academic council in Information Engineering. He received the «Laurea» (M.Sc.) degree in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy, in 1997 and 2001, respectively. In August 2004 and August 2010, he was visiting professor at the State University of Campinas (Brasil). He is author or co-author of more than 130 papers with topics related to networking, with focus on performance modeling, wireless communications and networks, cognitive radios and networks, green networking and smart grid communications. He is Founder and General Vice-Chair of the First International Conference on Wireless Internet (WICON’05) and General Chair of the 11th and 15th IEEE Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD’06 and IEEE CAMAD’10). He is TPC Co-Chair of IEEE GLOBECOM Symposium on “Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling” in the years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2012.

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