Dr. Lavian has acted as an industry fellow and lecturer at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) at U.C. Berkeley. While there, he conducted research projects in data centers (RAD Labs), telecommunication infrastructure (SAHARA), and wireless systems (ICEBERG). He also acted as the scientific liaison between Nortel Research Lab and U.C. Berkeley, providing tangible value in advanced technologies. Dr. Lavian was also part of U.C. Berkeley’s SkyDeck Start-ups, where he advanced technology research and implementation through various projects.
Dr. Lavian provides expert witness services in network communications systems, architectures, products and protocols. He consults in the areas of Computer networks, network architectures, network protocols, communication systems, communication devices, packet switching, networked systems, Internet technologies, distributed systems, and data center network architecture.
Dr. Lavian provides expert witness network communications services in network communications including data communications, computer networks, network architecture and packet switching. He is an Internet protocols expert including TCP/IP suite, TCP, UDP, IP, MAC Ethernet, 802.3, network protocols, network software applications, data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4).