Prof. Dan Kilper

Trinity College Dublin

Biography: Dan Kilper is Professor of Future Communication Networks and SFI CONNECT Centre Director at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Columbia University Data Science Institute and the College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona. He received MS (1992) and PhD (1996) degrees in Physics from the University of Michigan. From 2000-2013, he was a member of technical staff at Bell Labs, and he co-founded Palo Verde Networks, Inc. He is the Green Internet and Service Provisioning topical area editor for the IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking journal and serves as co-chair of the Optics working group for the IEEE Network Generations Roadmap. In 2019, he was recognized with a NIST Communication Technology Lab Innovator Award. He holds thirteen patents and authored six book chapters and more than one hundred sixty peer-reviewed publications. His research is aimed at solving fundamental and real-world problems in communication networks, addressing interdisciplinary challenges for smart cities, sustainability, and digital equity.

Research Interests: Telecommunications; Physical layer networks; energy efficient communications; quantum communications