January 2003 – May 2003
Chair: J. Scott Marcus
J. Scott Marcus is the Senior Advisor for Internet Technology for the FCC. Scott’s research interests include the economics and public policy implications of Internet backbone interconnection, the measurement and prediction of Internet usage, and the management and operation of data networks. Previously, he served as CTO of Genuity, Inc. He is a trustee of ARIN, Vice Chair of IEEE CNOM, and the author of Designing Wide Area Networks and Internetworks: A Practical Guide, Addison Wesley Longman, 1999. Scott holds a B.A. in Political Science (Public Administration) from the City College of New York, and an M.A. from the School of Engineering, Columbia University.
Technical Program Chair: Robert Weihmayer
Secretary: Prof. Carlos Becker Westphall
Carlos Becker Westphall is Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Federal University of Santa Catarina – Brazil, where he acts as the leader of the Network and Management Laboratory and also coordinates some projects funded by the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq). Obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1985 and a M. Sc. degree in Computer Science 1988, both at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and a D. Sc degree in Computer Science (Network Management) at the Université Paul Sabatier, France, in 1991. He acted as a local group coordinator in the European MAX/ESPRIT II project which involved the Alcatel- TITN, British Telecom, HP, CSELT, SIRTI and NKT Companies. Since 1994, he has been a member of IFIP/IEEE IM (International Symposium on Integrated Network Management) and IEEE/IFIP NOMS (Network Operations and Management Symposium), IEEE/IFIP DSOM (Distributed Systems Operations and Management), IEEE LANOMS (Latin American Network Operations and Management Symposium) and IEEE APNOMS (Asia Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium) Technical Program and Organizing Committees. He also has been an Board of Editors (since 1995) and Senior Technical Editor (since 2003) of the Journal of Network and Systems Management of Kluwer Acadenic / Plenum Publishers. From May 2000 to May 2005, he acted as “Secretary” of IEEE CNOM (Committee on Network Operation and Management). Since 2003 member of the core team of the TMF UP (TeleManagement Forum Universities Program). Member 2004-2005 of IEEE ComSoc Membership Programs Development Board. Editorial Board member of the Computer Networks Journal (The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, Former title: Computer Networks and ISDN Systems) of Elsevier Computer Science, since 01/20/2004. Member of the marketing team (since 2004) for the launching of a new electronic publication sponsored by IEEE ComSoc in the area of Network and Service Management.