Research Laboratory:

Connected World Technologies Laboratory (Aug. 2012- July 2021)

Areas of Research:

  • M2M Communications and the Internet of Things
  • SDN/NFV Network Virtualization and Softwarization
  • Wearable Devices and Smart Home Applications
  • 5G Network Architecture and Evolution
  • Internet of Things and M2M Communications Platforms in 5G Networks
  • Orchestration and Zero Touch Management in 5G Networks
  • Software Development for Telecom Infrastructure
  • Tesbed/Prototype Development for Emerging Technologies


  • Quality award and merit award, respectively, from Bell Labs at Indian Hill (development) and Murray Hill (research) in 1992 for a 5ESS protocol validation/verfication project called “NewCore” that was identified as one of the most successful large-scale applications of formal methods based on reachability analysis and model checking.
  • SAIC (Owner of Telcordia in 1998) Best Paper Award in the Information and Communications Category in 1998 SAIC ESTC Publication contest.
  • Oversea coordinator for the topic of Cloud Computing in Taiwan CIE Modern Engineering and Technology Seminar (METS) in 2010
  • Oversea program reviewer for Taiwan MOE (Ministry of Education) to review Networking Research Projects at both National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) and National Tsing Hwa University (NTHU) under MOE Programs of Promoting Academic Excellence from 2001 to 2004
  • Oversea member in Taiwan MOTC (Ministry of Telecommunication and Communication) Telecom Advisory Board (TAB) in 2001 and 2004
  • Oversea member in Taiwan MOEA (Ministry of Economic Affairs) ITRI/ICL Annual Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) in 2005
  • IEEE and ACM Senior Member

Standards, Program Committees and Guest Editors in Recent Years:

  • Telcordia Representative in ATIS Focus Group on Next Generation Network (2004-2006) and M2M (2011-2012)
  • Lead in IEEE NGSON Working Group (2008-2011)
  • Lead in 3GPP SA2 IMS Service Broker Work Item (2006-2008)
  • Co-Guest Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine - Special Issue on Next Generation Service Overlay Networks, January 2012
  • Co-Guest Editor of IEEE Software Magazine - Special Issue on Network Protocols, January 1992
  • Program committee member of International Conference on Feature Interactions in Telecommunication and Software Systems 2007-2011
  • Program committee member of IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (ICIOT) 2018-2019
  • Program committee member of IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC) 2020