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Bill St. Arnaud is a consultant and research engineer who works with clients around the world on a variety of subjects such as next generation Internet networks and developing practical solutions to reduce CO2 emissions such as free broadband and dynamic charging of eVehicles. He is an author of many papers and articles on these topics and is a frequent guest speaker. For more details on my research interests see

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Three leadership opportunities for R&E networks to Live in the Future

[Dr Larry Smarr, Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technologies,  recently gave an excellent talk at Microsoft on “Three leadership opportunities for Washington State to Live in the Future”. 
Although specifically aimed at Washington state I think these three opportunities can be equally applied to R&E networks and universities around the world.  I have had the pleasure of working with Dr Smarr on these topics for many years and those who follow my blog know that I have been promoting them for some time now.  Dr Smarr’s presentation is a very succinct and compelling summary of the opportunities.

Briefly the three opportunities are:

(a)    eScience and fiber networks for research and communities
(b)   addressing the challenge of climate change
(c)    personal health with integrated R&E wireless and sensor networks


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