Computer Networking

  • Saeed M. Agbariah

    Saeed M. Agbariah received his Ph.D. in Information Technology and M.S in Telecommunications from George Mason University. He has over 22 years of experience in the networking field. He holds leading industry certifications including:

    Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) - Routing and Switching #10791
    Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) - Service Provider #10791
    Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE) - Service Provider #374
    Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE) - Enterprise Routing Switching #437

    Dr. Agbariah’s research interests lie in the area of Computer Networking with emphasis on automation security, and compliance.

    Dr. Agbariah has been an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at George Mason University since 2007, where he teaches graduate courses in in the M.S in Telecommunications degree program.

  • Jeremy Allnutt

    Jeremy Allnutt earned his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Salford, UK, in 1966 and 1970, respectively. From 1970 to 1977 he was at the Appleton Laboratory in Slough, England, where he ran propagation experiments with the US satellite ATS-6 and the European satellites SIRIO and OTS. In 1977 he moved to BNR, now Nortel, in Ottawa, Canada, and worked on satellite and rural communications projects before joining the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) in Washington, DC, in 1979. Jeremy Allnutt spent 15 years at INTELSAT in various departments.

  • Brian L. Mark

    Brian L. Mark received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1995 and the B.ASc. (Bachelor of Applied Science) in Computer Engineering with an option in Mathematics in 1991 from the University of Waterloo. He was a Research Staff Member at the NEC C&C Research Laboratories (now called NEC Laboratories America) in Princeton, New Jersey from 1995-1999. In 1999 he was on part-time leave from NEC as a visiting researcher at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (now called Télécom ParisTech) in Paris, France. In 2000 he joined the faculty of George Mason University, where he is currently Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He served as Acting Chair of the Bioengineering Department from 2015-2017.

  • Bernd-Peter Paris

    Bernd-Peter Paris was born in Munster, Germany. He received his Diplom-Ingenieur degree in Electrical Engineering from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, in 1986 and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University, Houston, TX in 1990.

    Dr. Paris is currently the Director of the MS in Telecommunications program at George Mason University.

    After being with the Public Switching Division at Siemens in Munich, Germany, for one year, he accepted a faculty appointment at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA where he is currently an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Paris is engaged in research in the area of communication systems, with emphasis on mobile, wireless communication networks, and information theory.