May 7, 2010, Roch Guerin, University of Pennsylvania

Friday, May 7, 2010 at 2 PM

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Roch Guerin
University of Pennsylvania

Roch Guérin received an engineer degree from ENST, Paris, France, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Caltech.  He joined the Electrical and System Engineering department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 as the Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Telecommunications Networks.
Prior to joining Penn, he spent many years at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in a variety of technical and management positions.  From 2001 to 2004 he was on partial leave from Penn, starting Ipsum Networks, a company that pioneered the concept of route analytics for managing IP networks.

Dr. Guérin has published over 200 papers in international journals and conferences, and holds over 30 patents.  He has been active in standard organizations such as the IETF.  His research is in the general area of networked systems and applications, from wired and wireless networks to social networks, and encompasses both technical and economic factors that affect their evolution.  Dr. Guérin has been an editor for multiple ACM and IEEE publications and in 2009 became the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.  He has also served as General Chair or Program co-Chair for several ACM
and IEEE sponsored conferences.  Dr. Guérin is an ACM (2006) and IEEE (2001) Fellow.   In 1994 he
received an IBM Outstanding Innovation Award for his work on traffic management.  He received the IEEE TCCC Outstanding Service Award in 2009, and was the recipient of the 2010 INFOCOM Achievement Award for “Pioneering Contributions to the Theory and Practice of QoS in Networks.”  He was on the Technical Advisory Board of France Telecom for two consecutive terms from 2001 till 2006 and on the Technical Advisory Board of Samsung Electronics in 2003-2004. He joined the Scientific Advisory Board of Simula in 2010.

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