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Dr. Golden G. Richard, III






















Golden G. Richard III, Ph.D.
Dept. of Computer Science
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70148 504-280-6045 (UNO) / 504-280-6594 (secretary) / 504-957-5814 (cellular— consulting)
golden@cs.uno.edu (Academic) / grichard@tii-va.com (Consulting) / http://www.cs.uno.edu/~golden


Education
Ph.D. Computer Science, The Ohio State University, 1995. Dissertation Title: "Techniques for Process Recovery in Message-Passing and Distributed Shared Memory Systems".
M.S.Computer Science, The Ohio State University, 1991.
B.S. Computer Science (Honors), minor in philosophy, University of New Orleans, 1988.

Research Interests
Mobile computing, wireless networking, Java-based distributed/parallel computing, reliable distributed com-puting.
Positions Held
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 1994-present
Department of Computer Science, University of New Orleans
Primary teaching duties: mobile computing, all operating systems courses, distributed systems. Staff Programmer, 1985-1989
Real Estate Market Data Center, University of New Orleans
Primary duties: design and development of real estate analysis and database applications in C, 80x86 assem-bler, and COBOL.
Consulting
Frequent consultant to industry. Projects have included secure document transmission systems, Java-based multimedia delivery for the hearing impaired, Beowulf configuration, and E-commerce applications.
Recent Publications
"A Distributed Virtual Reality Prototype for Real Time GPS Data" (co-authored with Roy Ladner, Mahdi Abdelguerfi, Larry Klos, Beige Liu, Kevin Shaw), accepted to The 2nd International Workshop on Telegeo-processing, in press.
"Building Dynamic Multicast Trees in Mobile Networks" (co-authored with Frank Adelstein, Loren Schwie-bert), International Workshop on Group Communication (IWGC '99).
"Efficient Vector Time with Dynamic Process Creation and Termination," Journal of Parallel and Distrib-uted Computing, vol. 54, no. 2, November 1998.
"On Patterns for Practical Fault Tolerant Software in Java" (co-authored with Shengru Tu) Proceedings of the 17th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, West Lafayette, IN, October 1998.
"Bessie: Portable Generation of Network Descriptions for Simulation" (co-authored with Frank Adelstein, Fred Hosch, Loren Schwiebert) Proceedings of the 7 th International Conference on Computer Communica-tions and Networks, Lafayette, LA, October 1998.
"Complete Process Recovery: Using Vector Time to Handle Multiple Failures in Distributed Systems" (co-authored with Mukesh Singhal), IEEE Concurrency: Special Issue on Multiprocessor Operating Systems, vol. 5, no. 2, April-June 1997.
Professional Societies/Service
Member of the ACM, USENIX, and the IEEE.
USENIX Educational Liaison for the University of New Orleans.
Member of the Executive Committee of the IEEE Taskforce on the Internet.
Reviewer for: Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Software Practice and Experience (SPE), IEEE Computer, Computers and Digital Techniques,
International Conference on Communications (ICC), International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Hawaii International Confer-ence on
Systems Sciences (HICSS), Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), International Per-formance, Computing and Communication Conference
(IPCCC), National Science Foundation.
Funded Grants/Contracts
"TCP Enhancements for Space Communication," LaSPACE, PI, $13,841.
"A Testbed for Experimental Evaluation of Distributed Process Recovery Mechanisms," LEQSF, PI, June 1997-June 2000, $94,455.
"A High Performance Computing Environment for Concurrency Research and Development," LEQSF, co-PI, June 1997-June 1998, $192,000.
"A System and Network Administration Laboratory," LEQSF, co-PI, June 1997-June 1998, $85,000.
"A Research and Teaching Laboratory for Distributed/Concurrent Computing," LEQSF, co-PI, June 1997-June 1998, $90,000.
"Affordable Crime Mapping and Information Sharing Technology for Community Police Officers," National Institute of Justice, participant, $203,328.
Proposals under Review
"A Flexible Infrastructure for Reliable Mobile Groupware" (joint work with Sandeep Gupta of Colorado State University and Loren Schwiebert of Wayne State University), $397,079, submitted to the National Sci-ence Foundation.
"A Full-Stack Adaptation Architecture for Integrated LAN/WAN Wireless Networks" (joint work with Sumi Helal of the University of Florida), $232,002, submitted to the National Science Foundation.
"Going Wireless: An Infrastructure for Wireless Mobile Computing Research and Instruction," $109,669, submitted to the Louisiana Board of Regents Support Fund.
Recent Collaborations
Frank Adelstein (Cornell University), Loren Schwiebert (Wayne State University), Shengru Tu (University of New Orleans), Fred Hosch (University of New Orleans), Sumi Helal (University of Florida).
Graduate Students
M.S. theses supervised: 8
M.S. committee memberships: > 12.
Ph.D. students: 2 (in progress, areas of research: mobile computing/networking).