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Douglas Sicker (Director) Dr. Douglas C. Sicker is Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department and an Affiliated Faculty Member of the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to joining the University of Colorado, he held various positions in academia, industry and government. Presently, Doug is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder with a joint appointment in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program. Prior to this he was Director of Global Architecture at Level 3 Communications, Inc. Prior to this, Doug was Chief of the Network Technology Division at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Email: Douglas.Sicker@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 735-4949
Web Site: http://spot.colorado.edu/~sicker

Douglas Sicker

Timothy Brown Professor Brown investigates how to use adaptation in complex communication systems. His group has developed new protocols for wireless ad hoc (also known as mesh) networks and he now heads a project to test these protocols in a network of small unmanned airplanes. Other work has studied cellular system design and quality of service in packet networks.

Email: Tim.Brown@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 492-1630
Web Site: http://ece.colorado.edu/~timxb Tim Brown

Dirk Grunwald Dirk Grunwald is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dirk works in the area of computer systems, broadly defined. This includes, among other areas, computer architecture, operating systems, mobile and wireless technology, networking protocols, simulation and performance evaluation.

Email: Dirk.Grunwald@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 492-0452
Web Site: http://systems.cs.colorado.edu/index.php?id=100 Dirk Grunwald

Dale Hatfield Dale Hatfield is Adjunct Professor in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dale Hatfield was the Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology at the Federal Communications Commission and, immediately before that, he was Chief Technologist at the Agency. Prior to these positions, Mr. Hatfield served in a number of government posts as well as establishing a multidisciplinary consulting firm, Hatfield Associates. In 1973, Mr. Hatfield received a Department of Commerce Silver Medal for contributions to domestic communications satellite policy and, in 1999, he received the Attorney General's Distinguished Service Award. More recently, he received the PCIA Foundation's Eugene C. Bowler award for exceptional professionalism and dedication in government service and the Federal Communications Commission's Gold Medal Award for distinguished service.

Email: Dale.Hatfield@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6648

Dale Hatfield

 

Tom Lookabaugh Tom Lookabaugh teaches and researches in video communication and the intersection of telecommunications and networking technology and policy. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department and the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program. Prior to joining the faculty at CU, he held various research, engineering, and management positions in video compression businesses, culminating in the role of President of the DiviCom division of C-Cube Microsystems (subsequently the Convergent Systems Division of Harmonic). He is currently CEO of NGNA, LLC.

Email: Tom.Lookabaugh@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 492-0429
Web Site: http://spot.colorado.edu/~lookabau

Tom Lookabaugh

Patrick Ryan Patrick S. Ryan is Scholar-in-Residence and Faculty Director of the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. In addition to his duties at the University, Patrick practices high technology law and private international law in Denver.  Previously, he was lecturer and researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Law & Information Technology at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (where he now has an appointment as Guest Professor), Director of Network Implementation for Broadnet Europe, SPRL (a former subsidiary of Comcast), Director at Tetra Tech Communications and Founder and Managing Director of its German subsidiary.  In these roles Patrick supervised the deployment of several wireless networks in Canada, Brazil, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA.

Email: Patrick.Ryan@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 785-8990
Web Site: http://www.pryan.net

Patrick Ryan

 

Scott Savage Scott Savage is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Scott teaches microeconomics and telecom economics. His research interests include empirical aspects of industrial organization, network economics, and applied econometrics. He is currently studying: political determinants of pricing in partially deregulated markets; entry, competition and pricing in cable TV markets; the effect of telecom liberalization and network externalities on economic growth; and consumer preferences for broadband.

Email: Scott.Savage@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 735-1165

Scott Savage

 

Phillip Weiser Phil Weiser has a joint appointment with the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program and the School of Law. Mr. Weiser was a law clerk to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge David M. Ebel and to United States Supreme Court Justices Byron R. White and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He was Senior Counsel to Joel Klein, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, at the U.S. Department of Justice before accepting the appointment at CU-Boulder.

Email: Phil.Weiser@colorado.edu
Phone: +1 (303) 735-2733

Philip Weiser

 

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