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 20 years. His main areas of expertise include Smart Services, NMS/OSS, Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, Performance and Traffic Engineering, and Embedded management.
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 “Advances of Internet of Things” Journal.Dr. Rayes 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