Dr. Lavian earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Computer Science. He researched and specialized in communication networks, telecommunication systems, Internet protocols, and cloud computing. Dr. Lavian blends intimate expertise of patent innovation with academic and industry communication networks excellence. He applies his industry expertise and deep technical knowledge to a skilled communication networks expert witness practice.

Dr. Lavian has deep experience in both high-tech industry and academic laboratories. He led three US Department of Defense (DARPA) projects as the principal investigator. In addition, he served as a scientist at UC Berkeley’s RAD Lab. He also served as a Technical Co-Chair for IEEE Interconnects at Stanford University. Dr. Lavian spent eleven years working at Nortel Networks’ Research Labs, where he successfully spearheaded the development of the first network resource-scheduling service for Grid computing.

Dr. Lavian was the first to demonstrate transatlantic dynamic allocation of 10Gbs Lambdas as a grid service. He created the first wire-speed active network device on commercial hardware. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and participates as an active member in ACM and IEEE-CNSV.

Selected Patents – Communication Networks

In addition to his research and development work, Dr. Lavian is also listed as an inventor of 120 patents. A few of the patents in the field of communication networks are listed below:

Scientific Publications – Communication Networks

Scientific publications co-authored by Dr. Lavian on the subject of communication networks:

Presentations and Lectures – Networks and Communications

Presentations and lectures by Dr. Lavian on the subject of communication networks:

Dr. Lavian provides expert witness services to his clients in the field of communication networks.