I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science in August 2009 and
am currently employed at Sandia National Laboratories in
As part of my dissertation work I developed the Extended Finite
Automata (XFA) technique, which you can read about in my
Sigcomm papers on
the subject, or (in more detail) in my
In a previous academic life, I did some fun work in information retrieval,
developing techniques for high-resolution detection of overlap in digital
documents. I've earned Bachelor's degrees in Mathematics and in
Computer Science from BYU.
I've also got a Master's Degree from BYU in Computer Science. My
Master's Thesis was titled "Copy Detection Systems for Digital
Prior to returning to school I spent a few great years in Arizona working at
Occam Networks, writing
telephony signaling software for carrier-grade products using IP-based
and traditional protocols.
I also spent some time at Motorola
working on fixed-wireless infrastructures (MMDS band), among other things.
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