Research Professor, Optical Sciences, CIAN, University of Arizona
About the Speaker
Dr. Dan Kilper is a research professor in the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona and is administrative director of the Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), Tucson. He holds a joint appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona and an adjunct faculty position at the Data Science Institute at Columbia University. He received a PhD in Physics from the University of Michigan in 1996. From 2000-2013, he was a member of technical staff at Bell Labs. He received the Bell Labs President's Gold Medal Award for his work on physical layer control that enabled the first continental scale transparent network. He is recognized internationally as a pioneer in physical layer monitoring and control including its use in software defined networks for metro, data centers, and 5G wireless applications. He holds seven patents and authored five book chapters and more than one hundred fifty peer-reviewed publications.