Lecturer AY-B, Industrial & Systems Engr
Adjunct Professor, School of Engineering - SJSU
Distinguished Engineer , Cisco Systems
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Ammar Rayes is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems. He has been at the core of developing IP-based network and service management solutions for over 15 years. His main areas of expertise include Smart Services, Network and Service Management, Could Computing, Mobility, Triple Play over Ethernet, Performance and Traffic Engineering, and Embedded management. Prior to joining Cisco Systems, He was a Director in the Traffic Capacity Management and Planning Department at Telcordia Technologies (formally Bell Labs).
Dr. Rayes has authored / co-authored over a hundred papers and patents on advances in communications-related technologies, including a book on Network Modeling and Simulation and one on ATM switching and network design. He is an Associate Editor of ACM “Transactions on Internet Technology”, Editor-in-Chief for the newly created “Advances of Internet of Things” Journal. He has also served as an Advisory Board Member of the Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. Ammar chairs Cisco’s Smart Services Patent Council and is a part of Cisco’s University Research Program. He is also an active member of ITU’s Internet of Things and TIA’s Smart Devices Standards.
He received his BS and MS Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1986 and 1988, respectively. He received his Doctor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1994 where he received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Telecommunications.