Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Kenneth A. Williams

Research Interests: Distributed systems, high speed networks and computer architecture

Education

1992 PhD, Computer Science, University of Minnesota

1985 MS, Computer Science, Michigan Technological University

1975 BS, Computer Science, Michigan Technological University

Honors

1989-1992 Fellowship from the Army High Performance Computing Research Center

1990-1992 Fellowship from the International Business Machine Corporation

Experience

1992- present Associate Professor, North Carolina A&T State University

1987 - 1989 Systems Analysis, Matterhorn, Inc.

1975 - 1987 Manager of Systems Programming, Michigan Technological University

Relevant Publications

"A Media-Access Protocol for Time and Wavelength Division Multiplexed Passive Star Networks", with Tru Q. Dam and David H.C. Du, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol 11, no. 4, May 1993

"Topological Design of Optically Switched WDM Networks", with Ronald J. Vetter and
David H.C. Du, Proceedings of the IEEE 16th Conference on Local Computer Networks, October 1991, pp. 114-127

"Efficient Embedding of a Hypercube in an Irregular WDM Network", with David H.C. Du, Proceedings of the IEEE 18th Conference on Local Computer Networks, September 1993

"A Network Architecture for Distributed High Performance Heterogeneous Computing", with S. Bhattacharya, D. Du, A. Pavan, S. Tong and R. Vetter, proceedings of the 8th International Parallel Processing Symposium, April 1994

"Embedding Hypercube Applications in an Arbitrary Optical Network", with David H.C. Du, University of Minnesota Computer Science Technical Report

"Time and Wavelength Division Multiplexed Architectures for Optical Passive Star Networks", with David H.C. Du, University of Minnesota Computer Science Technical Report

"Hypercube Routing in a Point-to-Point Optical Network", with David H.C. Du, University of Minnesota Computer Science Technical Report

Presentations

"Time and Wavelength Division Multiplexed Architectures for Optical Passive Star Networks" February 1995 at the Mathmatics Department of UNCG

"Early Optical Telegraphs", Spring 1995 at the History of Technology Seminar at NCA&TSU

"ATM and Desk Area Networks", Fall 1995 at Winston-Salem State