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Distinguished Lecturer - Nelson Fonseca

Nelson Fonseca

Nelson L. S. da Fonseca received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1994. He is Full Professor at Institute of Computing of the University of Campinas, Brazil. He has published 350+ papers and supervised 60+ graduate students in areas such as traffic control, wireless and optical networks, P2P, grid and cloud computing. He lectured at Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Trento, University of Pisa (2007) and University of Basque Country. He held Lecturer positions at Pontificial Catholic University (1985 - 1987) and worked in the Computer Communications group at IBM Rio Scientific Center (1989). He is the recipient of the 2012 IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications, the Medal of the Chancelor of the University of Pisa (2007) and the Elsevier Computer Network Journal Editor of Year 2001 award. Currently, He serves as Director for Conference Development of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc). He served as Vice President Member Relations of the ComSoc, Director of Latin America Region and Director of on-line Services He is past EiC of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. He is Senior Editor for the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and Senior Editor for the IEEE Communications Magazine, a member of the editorial board of Computer Networks, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, Journal of Internet Services and Applications and International Journal of Communication Systems. He created the ComSoc Student Competition Program, the IEEE LATINCOM and the series of Multimedia Communications Symposia in Globecom/ICC. He was technical chair for over 10 IEEE conferences.

  • Networking for Big Data
  • Cloud Networking
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Term effective through 31 December 2018