Founding Center Members

These dedicated scientists listed below are the founding members of the Center for Broadband Data Transport Science and Technology. The approximately 20 members are university professors and industrial researchers with expertise in information technology, ranging from fabrication of compound semiconductor devices to Internet traffic management.

Participants are graduates of some of the world's finest institutions, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California at Berkeley, St. Petersburg Electrotechnical Institute, and the Indian Institute of Technology. Many have current or previous experience in prestigious industrial laboratories, such as the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, AT&T Bell Laboratories, and Exxon Corporate Research Laboratories. Members also are active members of prominent scholarly organizations such as the Materials Research Society and the American Physical Society.

Center membership continues to rise, and eventually may include about 50 participants.



Pulickel M. Ajayan
Jonathan S. Dordick
Partha Dutta
Tor Fjeldly
Shivkumar Kalyanaraman
Roland Kersting
Russell P. Kraft
Toh-Ming Lu
John F. McDonald
Omkaram Nalamasu
Peter D. Persans
Arthur Sanderson
Leo J. Schowalter
E. Fred Schubert
Michael Shur
Harry Stephanou
Gwo-Ching Wang
Morris Washington
Xi-Cheng Zhang


James Castracane
Alain E. Kaloyeros
Serge Oktyabrsky

Robert R. Alfano

Kevin Kornegay

Bernard S. Meyerson
Marc Taubenblatt







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