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Landweber Delivers Talk on GENI


On Tuesday, Sept. 26th, Dr. Larry Landweber gave a talk on the GENI (Global Environment for Networking Innovations) Initiative, including technical components of the facility, the associated NSF process, the current status and the types of research it is intended to support. The event, which took place in the Lawson Computer Science Building, drew students and faculty.

Landweber is Professor Emeritus of computer science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison where until July 2000 he held the John P Morgridge Chair. He joined the Wisconsin CS Department in 1967, serving as Chairman during 1977-79 and 1987-90. Early in his career, Dr. Landweber worked on monadic second order logic / infinite games, complexity theory and Petri nets, serving as Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Automata and Computability (SIGACT) in 1977-78. Since 1977, he has worked on computer networks. He is currently Senior Advisor to the Assistant Director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering of the US National Science Foundation.

Landweber is a member of the Board of Internet2 and Chair of its Network Research Council. He has been Chairman of the Board, President and Vice President for Education of the Internet Society and a member of the Computer Research Association Board. He is a Fellow of the ACM and in 2005 received the IEEE Award on International Communication. He has been a leader in the development of the international academic/research Internet. In the 1980s he helped establish the first network gateways between the US and many countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America and also advised these countries on the development of their national networks. He received a B.S. in mathematics from Brooklyn College and a Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue in 1967.

View Landweber's presentation for his talk "GENI: The Global Environment for Networking Innovations".

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