Guy T. Almes, Director

Guy T. Almes, Director - Research Staff - Administrative Staff

Guy T. Almes, Director


Guy Almes has been the Director of the Academy for Advanced Telecommunications and Learning Technologies since August 2006.  He was formerly Chief Engineer for Internet2, and completed a two-year rotation at NSF's Office of Cyberinfrastructure.  Dr. Almes is a leader and a pioneer in the development of the Internet.

In July 2006 Dr. Almes was appointed to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Networking and Information Technology Technical Advisory Group.  He was founder and director of Sesquinet, an NSFnet regional network for Texas universities, colleges and corporations.  He has served as Chairman of the Federation of American Research Networks (FARnet) and Chairman of the Interconnectivity Working Group and the IP Performance Mertrics Working Group of the IETF.

Dr. Almes was a member of the computer science faculties at the University of Washington and Rice University.  The author of many technical papers on operating systems, software and networking, his current research interests are in the design of advanced wide-area networks appropriate for supporting advanced universityapplications, network performance measurement and analysis, and application of advanced Internet functionality, such as quality of service and multicast protocols.

Dr. Almes received his B.A. in Mathematics and Engineering, magna cum laude, and M.E.E. from Rice University, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon< University.

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