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Young Lee, Ph.D.

Technical Director, Network Architecture of SDN at Huawei USA


Young is currently Technical Director at Huawei Technologies USA Research Center, Plano, Texas. He is leading SDN standard work and control plane technology research and development. His research interest includes SDN, NFV, cloud computing architecture, cross stratum optimization, network virtualization, distributed path computation architecture, multi-layer traffic engineering methodology, and network optimization modeling and new concept development in optical control plane signaling and routing.

Prior to joining to Huawei Technologies, Young was a co-founder and a Chief Architect at Ceterus Networks (2001-2005) where he developed topology discovery protocol and control plane architecture for optical transport core product. Prior to joining to Ceterus Networks, Young was Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T/Bell Labs in Middletown/Holmdel, New Jersey.  At AT&T/Bell Labs (1987-2000), he was responsible for developing dynamic routing schemes and traffic network management control and measurement development, core IP/MPLS network architecture evolution and AT&T End-to-end architecture planning. He is currently active in IETF PCE and CCAMP WGs and ONF OTWG and is a co-author of several RFCs. He holds seventeen patents in the area of dynamic routing and switching technology and optical networking.

Young Leereceived B.A. degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986, M.S. degree in Operations Research from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1987, andPh.D. degree in Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, in 1996.

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