Alan Kaplan

Alan Kaplan, PhD
Lecturer
Department of Computer Science
Princeton University
35 Olden St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 USA

Email: ak18 at cs dot princeton dot edu
Office: 105 221 Nassau St.
Telephone: +1.609.258.1745


Professional Experience

Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ USA. Sep 2014 - present

Chief Innovation Adviser / Co-owner, Drakontas, Glenside, PA, USA. 2007 - present

Lead Scientist & Department Head, Middleware & Software Technologies, Panasonic R&D Company of America, Princeton Laboratory, Princeton, NJ USA. 2003 - 2007

Senior Scientist, Panasonic R&D Company of America, Princeton Laboratory, Princeton, NJ USA. 2001 - 2003

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Clemson University, Clemson, SC USA. 1997 – 2001

Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia. 1996 – 1997

Programmer/Analyst, Corporate Headquarters, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA USA. 1983 – 1985

Education

PhD and MS, Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA USA
Thesis title: Name Management in Convergent Computing Systems: Models, Mechanisms and Applications.
Thesis advisor: Professor Jack C. Wileden

BS, Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, NC USA

Professional Societies

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Member, IEEE Computer and Communications Societies.

Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Vice-Chair and Member at Large (2014-present), IEEE ComSoc Industry Content and Exhibition Committee.

Chair (2016-), IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) - GLOBECOM/ICC Management and Strategy Committee (GIMS), which oversees ComSoc’s largest conferences – Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) and International Conference on Communications (ICC).

Steering Committee Member, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference. 2004-present (Las Vegas, Nevada); also served as Technical Vice-Chair (2004), Tutorials Chair (2005), Demonstrations Chair (2006), Publications Chair (2008-present).

Operations Chair (2008-2013), IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) - GLOBECOM/ICC Management and Strategy Committee (GIMS), which oversees ComSoc’s largest conferences – Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) and International Conference on Communications (ICC).