Farid Farahmand is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Science at
Sonoma State University, CA, where he teaches Advanced Networking and Digital Systems. He
is also the director of Advanced Internet Technology in the Interests of Society Laboratory.
Farid's research interests are optical networks, applications of wireless sensor network technology
to medical fields, delay tolerant networks. He is also interested in educational technologies and
authored many papers focusing on eLearning and Active Learning models.
David Story is currently a Sophmore Electrical Engineering student at Sonoma State University. He works on a plethora of research projects, mostly working on embedded systems that are used to educate and to improve the human condition. He has lead the development of an educational development board meant to introduce High School and first-year college student to wireless sensor systems. Other projects he has worked on including designing new subsystems for EdgeCube, Sonoma State's CubeSat, as well as a variety of other personal projects. This summer David will be working as an instrumentation engineering intern at NASA Johnson Space Center. Outside of school, David enjoys stargazing and astrophotography with his telescope, and enjoys playing guitars and tinkering with tube amplifiers.
Rob received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1971. He was a Transmission Engineer in the NZ Post Office for 22 years, followed by 21 years with HP and Agilent in the SF Bay Area in Business Development and sales of communications test equipment. He is semi-retired but still selling test equipment for Gap Wireless. Rob is a life member of IEEE.
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