John F. Buford, Ph.D.

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2007-present Research Scientist Avaya Labs Research Basking Ridge, NJ
2003-2007 Lead Scientist Panasonic Princeton Lab Princeton, NJ
2002-2003 VP Software Development Kada Systems Burlington, MA
2001-2002 President and co-founder Altusys Corp Lexington, MA
1999-2001 Director Internet Technologies Verizon Technologies Waltham, MA
1997-1999 Senior Technologist and Chief Software Architect, OSL GTE Laboratories Waltham, MA
1994-1999 Associate Professor of Computer Science, with tenure University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, MA
1993-1997 Director, Distributed Multimedia Systems Laboratory University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, MA
1996-1997 Visiting Researcher MIT Cambridge, MA
1994 (summer) Visiting Senior Lecturer, Computer Science University of Auckland Auckland, New Zealand
1994-1997 Adjunct Professor Univ. California Santa Cruz Extension Santa Clara, CA
1988-1994 Assistant Professor, Computer Science University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, MA

EDUCATION

PhD Computer Science Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
MS EE&CS Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
BS EE Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

PUBLICATIONS

Books
J. Buford, H. Yu, E. K. Lua. P2P Networking and Applications<. Morgan Kaufmann, 2008
S. Shen, H. Yu, J. Buford, M. Akon (eds). Handbook of Peer-to-Peer Networking. Springer-Verlag. 2009
A. Prasad, J. Buford, V. Gurbani (eds). Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures. River Publishers, 2011
A. Prasad, J. Buford, V. Gurbani (eds). Future Internet Services and Service Architectures. River Publishers, 2011
J. Buford (contr. ed.) Multimedia Systems. ACM Press and Addison-Wesley, 1994.
Journal and Invited Conference Papers
M. Kolberg, J. Buford, K. Dhara, X. Wu, V. Krishnaswamy. Feature Interaction in a Federated Communications-Enabled Collaboration Platform. Journal of Computer Networks. Special Issue on Feature Interaction in Communications and Software Systems. (accepted Feb 2013).
T. M. Chen, J. C. Sanchez-Aarnoutse, J. Buford. Petri Net Modeling of Cyber-Physical Attacks on Smart Grid. IEEE Trans. on Smart Grids. Vol 2, no. 4, pp. 741-749 (Dec. 2011).
J. Buford, G. Jakobson, L. Lewis. Peer-to-Peer Coupled Agent Systems for Distributed Situation Management. J. Advances in Information Fusion Special Issue on Agent-Based Fusion. Volume 11 Issue 3, July, 2010, pp.233-242.
D. Braun, J. Buford, et al.UP2P: A Peer-to-Peer, Overlay Architecture for Ubiquitous Communications and Networking. IEEE Communications Magazine. Dec. 2008.
J. Buford. Management of Peer-to-Peer Overlays. International J. of Internet Protocol Technology, Special Issue on Management of IP Networks and Services. Accepted Nov 5, 2007; Vol. 3, No.1 pp. 2 - 12.
J. Buford, A. Brown, M. Kolberg. Exploiting Parallelism in the Design of Peer-to-Peer Overlays. Journal of Computer Communications. Special Issue on Foundations of Peer-to-Peer Computing Vol 31/3, Feb. 2008, pp 452-463.
L. Lewis, J. Buford, G. Jakobson. Inferring Threats in Urban Environments with Uncertain and Approximate Data: An Agent-based Approach. Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence. Online Aug 2007. Volume 30, Number 3, 220-232
S. Nathayana, D. Braun, J. Buford, et al. Peer-to-Peer Streaming for Networked Consumer Electronics. IEEE Communications Magazine. June 2007.
J. Buford, G. Jakoboson, L. Lewis. Multi-Agent Situation Management for Large-Scale Disaster Relief Operations. Intl Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems. Special Issue on Emergency Management Systems. Vol. 11, No. 4, Dec. 2006.
J. Buford. Telecommunication Services and Service Management Challenges. J. Universal Computer Science. Special Issue for the Future of Computer Science Symposium (FOCSS). June 2001.
L. Rutledge, J. Buford, R. Price. Mobile Objects in the Distributed HyOctane Hyperdocument Server. J. Computers and Graphics, v 20 n 5, 1997.
J. Buford, Rutledge, L., Keskin, C., and Rutledge, J. HyOctane: A HyTime Engine for an MMIS. J. Multimedia Systems (1) 4, 1994.
Conference Papers and Book Chapters: P2P Networking, Security, Pervasive and Mobile Computing
M. Kolberg, J. Buford. Application Layer Multicast Extensions to RELOAD. IEEE CCNC 2011. Jan 2011.
M. Kolberg, J. Buford. An XCAST Multicast Implementation for the OverSim Simulator. IEEE CCNC 2010, Jan. 2010.
T. Chen, J. Buford. Design Considerations for a Honeypot for SQL Injection Attacks. 5th LCN Workshop on Security in Communications Networks held in conjunction with IEEE LCN 2009. Oct 2009.
J. Buford, H. Yu. Peer-to-Peer Netwoking and Applications: Synopsis and Research Directions. in Handbook of Peer-to-Peer Networking (eds. X. Shen, H. Yu, J. Buford, M. Akon). Springer-Verlag. 2009.
J. Buford, M. Kolberg. Hybrid Overlay Multicast Simulation and Evaluation.IEEE CCNC 2009 (short paper). Jan 2009
A. Brown, M. Kolberg, J. Buford. Chameleon: An adaptable 2-tier variable hop overlay. IEEE CCNC 2009, Jan. 2009.
J. Buford, L. Lewis, G. Jakobson. Insider Threat Detection Using Situation-Aware MAS. Intl Conf. on Information Fusion 2008, July 2008.
A. Brown, M. Kolberg, J. Buford. An Adaptable Service Overlay for Wide- Area Network Service Discovery. IEEE Globecom 2007 Workshop - Enabling the Future Service-Oriented Internet. Nov. 2007
J. Buford, A. Brown, M. Kolberg. Analysis of an Active Maintenance Algorithm for an O(1)-Hop Overlay. IEEE Globecom 2007, Nov. 2007
J. Buford, A. Wang, X. Hei, Y. Liu, K. Ross. Discovery of In-Band Streaming Services in Peer-to-Peer Overlays. IEEE Globecom 2007, Nov. 2007.
S. I. Ahamed, J. Buford, M. Sharmin, M. M. Haque and N. Talukder. Secure Service Discovery. in Handbook of Research on Wireless Security. Idea Group Reference (eds. Y. Zhang, J. Zheng, M. Ma). 2008.
H. Yu, J. Buford, M. Merabtis. Improving Messaging Security in Structured P2P Overlays. ICME 2007. June 2007.
H. Yu, J. Buford. Advanced Topics in Peer-to-Peer Overlay Multicast. in Encyclopedia of Wireless and Mobile Communications (Ed. B. Fuhrt) CRC Press. 2008
A. Brown, J. Buford, M. Kolberg. Tork: A Variable-Hop Overlay for Heterogeneous Networks. Fourth Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer 2007. March 2007.
M. Kolberg, F. Touvet, J. Buford, A. Brown. A Markov Model for the EpiChord Peer-to-Peer Overlay in an XCAST Enabled Network. IEEE ICC 2007, June 2007.
J. Buford, A. Brown, M. Kolberg. Multi-Destination Routing and the Design of Peer-to-Peer Overlays. Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Multicasting 2007 (P2PM 07) at IEEE CCNC 07. January 2007.
J. Buford, A. Brown, M. Kolberg. Parallelizing Peer-to-Peer Overlays with Multi-Destination Routing. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2007). Jan 2007.
E. Celebi, P. Frankl, J. Buford. An Integrated Peer-to-Peer Data and Service Dissemination System. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2007). Jan 2007.
J. Buford, E. Celebi, P. Frankl. Property-Based Peer Trust in the Sleeper Service Discovery Protocol. Security, Privacy, and Trust for Pervasive Applications (SPTPA 2006).
J. Buford, E. Celebi, P. Frankl. Sleeper: A Power-Conserving Service Discovery Protocol. Mobiquitous 2006. July 2006.
J. Buford, B. Burg. Using FIPA Agents with Service Oriented Peer-to-Peer Middleware. MOSO 2006. May 2006.
J. Buford, R. Kumar, G. Perkins. Composition Trust Bindings in Pervasive Computing Service Composition. IEEE Workshop on Pervasive Computing and Communication Security) (PerSec) March 2006
J. Buford, A. Brown, M. Kolberg. Meta Service Discovery. IEEE 3rd International Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P) 2006, March 2006.
J. Buford, I Park, G. Perkins. Social Certificates and Trust Negotiation. IEEE CCNC 2006. Jan 2006.
J. Buford, A. Kaplan, V. Bhasin. Transparent Roaming Between Instant Messaging and Presence Service Providers in Wireless Networks. IEEE CCNC 2006. Jan 2006.
J. Buford, R. Kumar. Analysis of Using Java Card™ for DRM Master Key Security. IEEE Workshop on Digital Rights Management. Jan 2006.

Conference Papers and Book Chapters: Collaboration, Communication, and Feature Interaction
J. Buford, V. Krishnaswamy. Semantic Structure in a Federated Collaboration Environment. 8th International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom), 2012. pp. 490-499.
J. Buford, K. Mahajan, V. Krishnaswamy. Federated Enterprise and Cloud-based Collaboration Services. IEEE IMSAA-11. 2011.
M. Kolberg, J. Buford, K. Dhara, V. Krishnaswamy, X. Wu. Feature Interaction Analysis for Collaboration Spaces with Communication Endpoints. IEEE Globecom 2010.
J. Buford, K. Dhara, V. Krishnaswamy, X. Wu, M. Kolberg. A Communications-Enabled Collaboration Platform: Framework, Features, and Feature Interactions. IPTComm 2010.
A. Acharya, J. Buford, V. Krishnaswamy. Phone Virtualization Using a Microkernel Hypervisor. IEEE International Conference on Internet Multimedia Systems Architecture and Applications (IMSAA-09). Dec. 2009
X. Wu, J. Buford, K. Dhara, V. Krishnaswamy, M. Kolberg. Feature Interactions Between Internet Services and Telecommunication Services. IPTComm 2009. July 2009.
M. Kolberg, J. Buford, K. Dhara, X. Wu, V. Krishnaswamy. Handling Distributed Feature Interactions in Enterprise SIP Application Servers. IEEE ICC 2009.
J. Buford, X. Wu, S.Kunari, R. Bajpai, V. Krishnaswamy. Location Privacy Enforcement in a Location-Based Services Platform. IEEE CCNC 2009. Jan. 2009.
J. Buford, X. Wu, R. Bajpai, V. Krishnaswamy. Enterprise Communications Platform Support for Integrated Location-Based Applications. NGMAST 08.
J. Zhou, J. Buford, K. Dhara, X. Wu, M. Kolberg. Discovery and Composition of Communication Services in Peer-to-Peer Overlays. IEEE Workshop on Service Discovery and Composition in Ubiquitous and Pervasive Environments (SUPE’07). Nov. 2007.
J. Buford, V. Krishnaswamy. Reducing International Roaming Costs for Global Enterprise Mobility. NGMAST 07. Sept 12-14, 2007.
J. Buford, A. Kaplan, V. Bhasin. Transparent Roaming Between Instant Messaging and Presence Service Providers in Wireless Networks. IEEE CCNC 2006. Jan 2006.
I. Kurilin, V. Safanov, J. Buford. Design of a Reference Implementation of a Standard Java API for Instant Messaging and Presence. ICSE. 2006.
J. Buford, M. Rahman. Instant Messaging and Presence Service (IMPS). In Wireless Multimedia: Technologies and Applications. (eds. A. Salkintzis and N. Passas). 2005.
M. Rahman, B. Hu, J. Buford, A. Kaplan. Mobile multimedia instant messaging and presence services: the architecture and protocols. IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, 2004, 208-213

Conference Papers and Book Chapters: Information Assurance, Situation Management and Cognitive Fusion
T. Chen, J. Buford. Design Considerations for a Honeypot for SQL Injection Attacks. 5th LCN Workshop on Security in Communications Networks held in conjunction with IEEE LCN 2009. Oct 2009.
J. Buford, X. Wu, V. Krishnaswamy. Spatial-Temporal Event Correlation. IEEE ICC 2009.
L. Lewis, G. Jakobson, J. Buford. Enabling Cyber Situation Awareness, Impact Assessment, and Situation Projection. IEEE SIMA/MILCOM 2008.
J. Buford, L. Lewis, G. Jakobson. Insider Threat Detection Using Situation-Aware MAS. Intl Conf. on Information Fusion 2008, July 2008.
G. Jakobson, J. Buford, L. Lewis. Collaboration Agents for C3 Tactical Urban Operations. Defense Transformation and Net-Centric Systems 2008 SPIE Security and Defense 2008. March 2008.
G. Jakobson, J. Buford, L. Lewis. Cognitive Feedback and Adaptation in Multi-agent Systems for Disaster Situation Management. Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland Defense VII. SPIE Security and Defense 2008. March 2008.
L. Lewis, G. Jakobson, J. Buford. Situation-Aware BDI Agents in Support of Autonomous Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Analysis. Conference on Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications 2008. SPIE Security and Defense 2008. March 2008.
G. Jakobson, J. Buford, L. Lewis. Situation Management: Basic Concepts and Approaches. Springer Verlag. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, 2007; Proceedings of the Third International Workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia, pp. 18-33.
G. Jakobson, J. Buford, L. Lewis. A Framework of Cognitive Situation Modeling and Recognition. 3rd IEEE Workshop on Situation Management (SIMA 2007). Oct 2006.
J. Buford, G. Jakobson, L. Lewis. Reflective Situation Management. 3rd IEEE Workshop on Situation Management (SIMA 2007). Oct 2006.
J. Buford, G. Jacobson, L. Lewis. Extending BDI Multi-Agent Systems with Situation Management. Fusion 2006, June 2006.
G. Jakobson, N. Parameswaran, J. Buford, P. Ray, L. Lewis. Situation-Aware Multi-Agent System for Disaster Relief Operations Management. ISCRAM 2006.
J. Buford, G. Jakobson, L. Lewis, N. Parameswaran, P. Ray. D-AESOP: A Situation-Aware BDI Agent System for Disaster Situation Management. First International Workshop on Agent Technology for Disaster Management (ATDM) May 2006, Hakodate, Japan.
G. Jakobson, L. Lewis, C. Matheus, M. Kokar, J. Buford. Overview of Situation Management at SIMA 2005. SIMA Workshop. MILCOM 2005.
G. Jakobson, J. Buford, and L. Lewis. A Hybrid Approach to Event Correlation and Situation Management. Proc of the Ninth IFIP/IEEE Intl Symposium on Integrated Network Management, May 2005 Nice, France.
J. Buford, G. Jakobson, and L. Lewis. Case Study of Urban Transportation Threat Monitoring Using the AESOP Situation Manager. Proc of the 2005 IEEE Conf Technologies for Homeland Security, April 2005, Boston, MA.
G. Jakobson, L. Lewis, and J. Buford. Behavioral Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Self-Organizing Systems: A Cognitive Fusion Approach. Proc. of the Intl Conf on the Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (KIMAS '05), April 18-21, 2005, Waltham, MA.
G. Jakobson, L. Lewis, J. Buford, and Col. Ed Sherman. Battlespace Situation Analysis: The Dynamic CBR Approach. Proc. of the Military Communications Conference (MILCOM 2004), Nov 2004, Monterey CA.
J. Buford, G. Jakobson, and L. Lewis. Intelligent Agent-Based Architecture for Real-Time Threat Assessment. Proc of the 2004 IEEE Conf on Technologies for Homeland Security, April 21, 2004, Cambridge, MA.
G. Jakobson, J. Buford, and L. Lewis. An Approach to Integrated Cognitive Fusion. Proc of the 7th Intl Conf on Information Fusion, June 2004, Stockholm, Sweden.
G. Jakobson, L. Lewis, and J. Buford. Towards an Architecture for Reasoning about Complex Event-Based Dynamic Situations. 26th Intl Conf on Software Engineering, International Workshop on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS '04), May 24-25, 2004, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Conference Papers and Book Chapters: Network Management
J. Buford, D. Bowie, X. Huang, M. Mady. Automatic Ticketing of Email for ISP Customer Care. DSOM 2001, Oct 2001, Nancy, France.
J. Lee, W. Miniscalco, M. Li, W. D. Shambroom, J. Buford. Analysis of Web Workloads Using the Bootstrap Methodology. Proceedings Web Caching Workshop 2001. June 2001.
J. Buford, G. Jakobson. Managing Dynamic IP Services: Correlation-Based Scenarios and Architecture. Enterprise Networking 2001 June 2001.
J. Buford, J. Hefter, C. Matheus. Mobile Technology in Telecommunications Operations. Interactive Applications of Mobile Computing. Rostock, Germany, November 1998

Invited Conference Papers: Multimedia Systems
J. Buford. Real-time Multimedia and the Web: Interactive TV II? (invited paper). WebNet 98 (Nov 1998) Orlando.
J. Buford. Managing Multimedia Information: A Research Agenda (invited presentation). SIMOS 98 Workshop on Management of Multimedia Information, Hierden, The Netherlands (May 1998)
J. Buford. Distributed Multimedia Systems. (invited presentation) SIKS 98. Zeist, The Netherlands (May 1998).
J. Buford. Multimedia Document Databases: Survey of Query Languages. (invited paper) DEXA 97 Workshop on Query Processing Issues in DMIS. Sept. 1997. Toulouse, France.
J. Buford. Multimedia and the World Wide Web: Past, Present, Future. (invited paper). Intl Wireless and Telecommunicatios Symposium 1997. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 1997.
J. Buford. Multimedia Information Delivery and Processing. (invited paper). SPIE Review. January 1996.J. Buford. The Advent of Integrated Multimedia Environments. (invited paper) ED-MEDIA 93.

Conference Papers and Book Chapters: Multimedia Systems
F.Andres, J. Buford and K.Ono. An Application-oriented Approach for HyTime Structured Document Management, , in Proc. 9th Int. Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Austria, August 1998.
J. Buford, C. Gopal. Delivery of MHEG-5 in a DAVIC ADSL Network. ACM Multimedia 97, Seattle, WA. Nov 1997
J. Buford. Lessons from Real-Time Hypermedia Systems. W3C Workshop on Real-Time Multimedia and the Web. Nice, France. Oct. 1996.
J. Buford. CORBA and WWW: On a Collision Course. Joint W3C/OMG Workshop on Distributed Objects and Mobile Code. Boston, June 1996.
J. Buford and L. Rutledge. Third Generation Distributed Hypermedia Systems. in Handbook of Multimedia Information Management (ed. W. Grosky, R. Jain, and R. Mehrotra), Prentice Hall. 1997.
C. Gopal and J. Buford. Delivering Hypermedia Sessions from a Continuous Media Server. in Multimedia Information Storage and Management (ed. S. Chung). Kluwer Press. 1996.
J. Buford. HyTime: Evaluation and Implementation Experience. ACM Hypertext 96, March 1996. Washington DC
Lloyd Rutledge, John Buford, John Rutledge. Modeling Techniques for HyTime,Proc International Conference on Multi-Media Modeling (MMM'95), Singapore, November 1995
J. Buford. A Transfer Protocol for an Open Hyperdocument Model Server. ED-MEDIA 95. June 1995.
J. Buford. Evaluation of a Query Language for Structured Hypermedia Documents. Proc. DAGS 95--Electronic Publishing and the Information Superhighway. May 1995
Buford, J., Rutledge, L., and Gopal, C., Storage Server Requirements for Delivery of Hypermedia Documents. Proc. Multimedia Computing and Networking 95.
Buford, J., Rutledge, L., and Rutledge, J. Toward Automatic Generation of HyTime Applications. Proc. Eurographics Multimedia 94, June 1994.
Buford, J., Doran, M., and Bornfreund, J. Open Distributed Multimedia Computing. in Handbook of Multimedia (ed. by J. Keyes), McGraw-Hill, 1994.
Buford, J., Rutledge, L., and Rutledge, J. Integrating Object-Oriented Scripting Languages with HyTime. 1994 IEEE Intl Conf on Multimedia Computing and Systems, May 1994.
Buford, J., and Gopal, C. Standardizing a Multimedia Interchange Format: A Comparison of OMFI and MHEG. 1994 IEEE Intl Conf on Multimedia Computing and Systems, May 1994.
Buford, J. Requirements for Multimedia Standards. U.S. Dept of Defense, Defense Information Systems Agency, JIEO 1908, Sept. 1994.
Buford, J., Rutledge, L., Keskin, C., and Rutledge, J. HyOctane: A HyTime Engine for an MMIS. ACM Multimedia 1993, August 1993
J. Buford and J. Heines. Improving Visual Programming for Multimedia Authoring. Proc. ED-MEDIA 93
J. Buford. A Design Space Perspective on the Evolution of Multimedia Technology. Proc. on the Challenge of Multimedia. Sponsored by MIT and Trinity College, Dublin. March 1993.
J. Buford. Analysis of a Real-Time Interchange Format. Proc. NOSDAV 92.
J. Buford, J. Rutledge, and J. Heines. Visual Programming Abstractions for Interactive Multimedia Presentation Authoring (Short Paper). Proc. 1992 International Workshop on Visual Languages, Sept. 1992.
J. Buford and A. Syta. Routing of Multimedia Connections in Hybrid Networks. SPIE Proceedings 1786 , Sept. 1992.
J. Buford, J. Rutledge, R. Miner, and P. Krolak. Supporting Real-Time Analysis of Multimedia Communication Sessions. SPIE Proceedings 1785, Sept. 1992.
J. Buford, C. Keskin, J.Rutledge. Multimedia User Interface Toolkits. Xhibition 92. June 1992
J. Buford, and X. Li. Network Protocol Issues for Continuous Media Applications (Short Paper). Proc. NOSDAV 91.

Conference Papers and Book Chapters: Artificial Intelligence
Buford, J. Parallel Objects on Distributed Constraint Logic Programming Machines. OOPSLA Workshop on Object-Based Concurrent Programming, SIGPLAN Notices, April, 1989.
Buford, J. Multi-Agent Reasoning in Design. Proc AAAI Workshop on AI in Design, August, 1988.
Buford, J. Planning and Explaining with Interacting Expert Systems. in Intelligent CAD Systems 2: Implementation Issues (ed. P. ten Hagen, T. Tomiyama, and V. Akman) Springer-Verlag, (1989).
Buford, J. A Theoretical Model for Intelligent CAD, in Intelligent CAD Systems 1: Theoretical and Methodological Aspects (eds. P.J.W. ten Hagen, T. Tomiyama), Springer-Verlag, (1987).
Buford, J., Lakshmipathy, N., and Schlesinger, J. A Tutoring System with Incomplete Domain Expertise. Proc. Intl Conf. on AI and Education '89, Amsterdam, May, 1989.
Buford, J., Lakshmipathy, N., and Schlesinger, J. An Intermediate Representation for Mathematical Problem Solving. Proc. International Conference on Computer Assisted Learning, Springer-Verlag, 1989.

Editorial Boards, TPC Chair, Program Committees

TPC Co-Chair, Workshop on Person Centric Sensing and Communications (PCSC 2013)(Jan 2013).
TPC Co-Chair, IEEE Globecom 2010 Communications Software, Services, and Multimedia Applications
Co-Guest Editor, Journal of Communications, special issue on "IP Communication Services" (2012)
Co-Guest Editor, Intl J. of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, special issue on "Network Aware Peer-to-Peer and Internet Video" (2009)
Co-Guest Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine, feature topic on "Situation Management". March 2010.
TPC Co-Chair, Conference on Cyber Security, Situation Management, and Impact Assessment. SPIE DSS 2010, 2009.
TPC Co-Chair, IEEE Internet Multimedia Systems, Architecture, and Applications 2009 (IMSAA)
TPC Chair, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2009 (CCNC 09)
TPC Co-Chair, IEEE Globecom 2007 General Symposium, Peer-to-Peer Networking track
TPC Vice-Chair, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2007, P2P and Content Distribution.
TPC Co-Chair, 4rd IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P'07)
TPC Co-Chair, 5th IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P'08)
TPC Co-Chair, IEEE Workshop on Situation Management (SIMA) 2007, colocated with IEEE MILCOM
TPC Co-Chair, IEEE Intl Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Multicasting (P2PM 2007).
Special Session Co-Chair, IEEE CCNC 2008, 2009, 2010, on Scalable Adaptive Multicast
Special Session Co-Chair, Intl Conf. on Information Fusion 2010.
Special Session Co-Chair, Intl Conference on Information Fusion 2008.
Special Session Co-Chair on Peer-to-Peer Overlays, IEEE MILCOM 2008.
General chair, ACM Multimedia 99; Treasurer, ACM Multimedia 96, 97.
Journal Board: Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, Springer-Verlag.
Journal Board: J. Multimedia Tools and Applications 1994 - 1998
Program Committee member - IEEE Smart Grid Comm 2010; PNSIOT 2010; Fusion 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; IEEE P2PC 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; IEEE WCNC 2008; SPTPA 2007, 2008; IEEE ICC 2007, 2011; IEEE CCNC 2005,2006,2007,2008,2010; IEEE IC Multimedia Computing and Systems 94, 96, 97, 99; ACM Multimedia 96, 99; EGMM 00, 01, 04, 05; ED-MEDIA 95, 96, 97, 98, 99; WebNet 96, 97, 98, 99; ISMM Intl Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems and Applications 94, 95; 95 DAGS; 1997 WoMH; IWMMDBMS 95, 97, 99; HICSS-32; ICON 98, 99; International Workshop on Mobile Computing 96, 98, 2000, 2003.
Journal Reviewer: IEEE Trans. om Multimedia; ACM/IEEE Trans. on Networking; J. Network and Computer Applications; IEEE Communications Magazine; IEEE Computer special issues on Visual Programming, Content Based Retrieval; J. Network System Management 2002; ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Computer Communications Journal
Reviewer: National Science Foundation; NSERC (Canada)
Reviewer: ACM Multimedia 95, 00, 01; ECHT 95, UIST 92, Hypertext 96
Book reviewer for Addison-Wesley.

Standardization

IRTF Scalable Adaptive Multicast RG, Co-chair, May 2006 - 2013
Spec Lead, Java Community Process, JSRs 164, 165, 186, 187;
EG member JSR 259
Chair, 1994-1997, X3L3.3 Multimedia and Hypermedia Information Encoding, a US standards committee representing the US to ISO SC29/WG12 MHEG. Formed committee in 1994. Member of X3L3 1992 - 1997. Treasurer X3L3 1996 - 1997.
US Head of Delegation to ISO JTC1/SC29/WG12 MHEG, 1992 - 1996.
Co-editor of ISO MHEG Part 3: Support for scripting languages. 1994 - 1996. (ISO standard 13522-3).

Memberships and Awards

Best reviewer, IEEE P2P Computing 2009
IEEE Senior Member
Chair, IEEE ComSoc Technical Sub-Commmittee on Human Centric Communications
Vice-Chair, IEEE ComSoc Technical Sub-Commmittee on Situation Management
Java Community Process (jcp.org) Star Spec Lead 2005
Verizon Excellence Award finalist, 2001.
Verizon High-Potential Executive Program, 2000.

last updated: Feb 16, 2013