Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Lavian has extensive experience in the software development of network protocols, designs, architectures, configurations, installations, and network testing. He has academic and hands-on experience in a vast array of varying technology products, implementations, related standards, hardware, system, and software technologies. Areas of expertise include:
Network communications including Internet protocols; TCP/IP suite, TCP, UDP, IP, MAC Ethernet, 802.3, network protocols, network software applications, data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4), packet switching, data networks, computer networks, and network architectures.
Mobile wireless networks including Wi-Fi, 802.11, Bluetooth, MAC, PHY, Wireless LAN (WLAN). Cellular systems, SMS, MMS, instant messaging (chat), mobile devices, and smartphones.
Internet (TCP/IP) and Cloud:
Internet cloud communications including Internet Technologies, Web applications, HTTP, e-mail, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Java, C/C++, file transfer FTP, client-server, cloud computing, and distributed computing.
Routing and switching systems, architectures, and protocols Including LAN, WAN, VPN, routing protocols, RIP, BGP, MPLS, OSPF, multicast, DNS, QoS, priority queuing, network infrastructure, and network communication architectures.
VoIP and Streaming Media:
VoIP protocols, VoIP systems, streaming media, IP telephony, SIP, RTP, H.323, MGCP, video/audio conferencing, multimedia, and video/audio streaming.
Telecommunications and Unified Communications:
Telecommunications and unified communications including PSTN, circuit switching, SS7, SONET, TDM, telecom architecture, network infrastructure, network design, switch architectures, network redundancy, and resiliency.