Alumni, Talks & Lectures, University-wide
14 Nov 2018
Kidde Building, Room 228

Research and Innovation Lecture Series with Ken Calvert, National Science Foundation

Hosted by Dr. Mo Dehghani - Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Stevens Institute of Technology

Ken Calvert

Advances in the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering at the National Science Foundation

Ken Calvert
Division Director, Division of Computer and Network Systems and Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering, National Science Foundation

Abstract

Computing technology has changed the way we live and work, and continues to do so. This talk will provide background on the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), including descriptions of several activities related to national priorities. Dr. Ken Calvert, the division director for computer and network systems at the CISE Directorate at the NSF, will also discuss the NSF I-Corps program and his experience and advice for those exploring entrepreneurial paths in their careers.

Biography

Dr. Ken Calvert is division director for computer and network systems in the CISE Directorate at the NSF. He has been there on rotation (since May 2016) from the University of Kentucky, where he is Gartner Group Professor in Network Engineering and former chair of the Department of Computer Science. He has made contributions in various areas, including network topology modeling, active/programmable networks and future Internet architecture. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin. He holds an M.S. in computer science from Stanford University and a B.S. in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to his appointment at the University of Kentucky, he was a member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ, and served on the faculty at the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is an IEEE fellow and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Attendance

This event is open to all Stevens students, faculty, alumni, staff and invited guests. Registration is required.

Poster Session and Reception

After the lecture, a reception and poster session will be held in Walker Gym from 3-6 p.m. showcasing the research and entrepreneurial projects of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows, the I&E Summer Scholars, the Stevens Scholars and the Pinnacle Scholars. Explore findings and take advantage of opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

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