Mr Joe Mambretti

Joe Mambretti
NameJoe Mambretti
OrganisationInternational Center for Advanced Internet Research Northwestern University
Job titleDirector
BioJoe Mambretti is Director of the International Center for Advanced Internet Research at Northwestern University, which is developing digital communications for the 21st Century. The Center, created in partnership with major high tech corporations (, designs and implements large scale services and infrastructure for data intensive applications (metro, regional, national, and global). He is also Director of the Metropolitan Research and Education Network (MREN), an advanced high-performance network interlinking organization providing services in seven upper-Midwest states, and Director of the StarLight International/National Communications Exchange Facility in Chicago, which is based on leading-edge optical technologies.. With its research partners, iCAIR has established multiple major national and international network research testbeds, which are used to develop new architecture and technology for dynamically provisioned communication services and networks, including those based on lightpath switching. He is PI for the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded International Software Defined Networking Exchange, PI for the NSF GENI Software Defined Networking Exchange (SDX), co-PI for the Chameleon NSFCloud testbed, PI for the International Global Environment for Network Innovations (iGENI) initiative, PI for StarWave, a multi-100 Gbps communications exchange, PI for several research projects creating 100 Gbps services, network testbeds