ORG University of Michigan
Tim Callahan is the lead engineer for mobility and wireless at the University of Michigan. He is currently developing new strategies and architectures for mobile communications at the university, and his responsibilities include the design and management of all things wireless.
Until February 2007 he was the director of the Broadband Wireless Testbed at Virginia Tech. His work focused on early deployments of wireless technologies in combination with community outreach and development partnerships with manufacturers. His projects have included operational deployments of one of the of first wireless mesh networks, one of the first mobile broadband networks, broadband wireless for disaster response, the Blacksburg LMDS network, and numerous municipal broadband projects. He was an advisor for the Boxer-Allen Jumpstart Broadband Bill, and is the creator of the Community Broadband Alliance model for municipal broadband deployments.
Tim has a Masters Certificate in Networking and a Bachelors of Science in Physics/Astrophysics from Virginia Tech. His research interests include municipal broadband and pervasive communication infrastructures and applications.
Time 04/18/11 03:00PM-04:00PM