Dr. Lavian holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in computer science, specializing in networking and communications. Dr. Lavian is a consummate expert in network communications, mobile wireless, internet technologies, and telecommunications, with over 30 years of experience in the field. D. Lavian is proud to have co-authored over 25 scientific publications, journal articles, and peer-reviewed papers.
Dr. Lavian brings both hands-on and academic experience to his work in network protocol software development, network design, architecture, configuration, and testing.
As a technology expert, Dr. Lavian is often called upon to provide valuable insight on design, implementation, industry standards, and other technological aspects for well-known companies.
Dr. Lavian has served as an industry fellow and lecturer with U.C. Berkeley’s Industrial Engineering and Operation Research (IEOR) Department and with U.C. Berkeley Engineering’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET). He has also been a part of U.C. Berkeley’s start-up accelerator, SkyDeck, as principal investigator of the RF signal start-up company, CRadar.Ai, and smartphone wireless telecommunicators service integrator, Aybell, previously known as VisuMenu.
As the Principal Scientist of TelecommNet Consulting and CTO of VisuMenu, Dr. Lavian leads various teams in developing cutting-edge technology for smartphones, wireless mobile devices, and other network communications aspects. TelecommNet Engineering provides research, development, and engineering services to start-ups and small businesses specializing in developing novel ideas into patents and products and providing system architecture and technology analysis.
An inventor, Dr. Lavian holds over 120 patents and served as a Principal Investigator (PI) on three US Department of Defense (DARPA) projects. He has invented and propelled essential digital innovations to the market, including internet protocols, streaming media, and mobile wireless technologies.