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Farnam Jahanian

ORG Arbor Networks, Inc. Title BIO Farnam Jahanian is Founder and Chairman of the Board of Arbor Networks and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. Farnam brings over fifteen years of R&D experience and leadership in networking and distributed computing to Arbor Networks. As a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Director of the Software Systems Laboratory at the University of Michigan, Farnam led the pioneering research on the Internet infrastructure scalability and security that formed the basis of Arbor Networks'' technology. Cisco, DARPA, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, IBM, Intel and the National Science Foundation are among the sponsors of Farnam''s research work at the University. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1993, Farnam was a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where he directed several experimental projects in distributed and fault-tolerant systems. The author of over 70 published research papers, Farnam has served on dozens of government and industry panels. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the University of Michigan Amoco Teaching Award, and an IBM Outstanding Technical Innovation Award. Farnam holds a Master''s Degree and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.