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Roch Glitho

Roch Glitho [SM] holds a Ph.D. (Tekn. Dr.) in tele-informatics (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden), and M.Sc. degrees in business economics (University of Grenoble, France), pure mathematics (University Geneva, Switzerland), and computer science (University of Geneva).

He is an associate professor of networking and telecommunications at the Concordia Institute of Information Systems Engineering (CIISE), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada where he holds a Canada Research Chair in End-User Service Engineering for Communication Networks.

He is an adjunct professor at the department of Computer Technology, University of Milan, Italy, and at the Institut de Mathématiques et Sciences Physiques (IMSP), University of Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin.

In the past he has worked in industry for almost a quarter of a century and has held several senior technical positions at LM Ericsson in Sweden and Canada (e.g. expert, principal engineer, senior specialist). His industrial experience includes research, international standards setting (e.g. contributions to ITU-T, ETSI, TMF, ANSI, TIA, and 3GPP), product management, project management, systems engineering and software/firmware design.

He is a member of several editorial boards including IEEE Network and IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. He has served as IEEE Communications Society distinguished lecturer, Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Communications Magazine and Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials.

His research areas include architectures for end-users services, distributed systems, non conventional networking, and networking technologies for emerging economies.

Institution: Concordia University
SYTACom membership: Associate