Seminars & Colloquia

Cees de Laat

University of Amsterdam

"Challenges for enabling Grid Computing over optical networks"

Tuesday May 26, 2009 03:30 PM
Location: 3211, EB 2 NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)


Abstract: This presentation will present some of the challenges in bringing big eScience applications to the worldwide lightpath enabled networks.

Short Bio: Cees de Laat is associate professor of the System and Network Engineering Science group at the University of Amsterdam. Research in his group includes optical/switched Internet for data-transport in TeraScale eScience applications, Semantic web to describe e-Science infrastructure, distributed Authorization architectures and Security & privacy of information in distributed environments. With SURFnet he develops and implements projects in SURFnet7 Research on Networks. He serves as chair of and boardmember of He is co-founder and organizer of several past meetings of the Global Lambda Integrated Facility (GLIF) and For more details, see

Host: George Rouskas, Computer Science, NC State

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