Dr. Ziya Arnavut, professor of computer and information sciences at SUNY Fredonia, was chairperson of the 10th High-capacity Networks and Emerging/Enabling Technologies Conference, held Dec. 11-13 in Famagusta, Cyprus.
The conference was organized by Eastern Mediterranean University from Cyprus and University of North Carolina at Charlotte from USA, and technically sponsored by the Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest professional association for advancement of technology.
Over 100 papers were submitted to the conference from several different countries. Sixty were accepted for publication and will appear in the IEEE Xplore digital library. Basar Koc, a Fredonia alumnus currently working toward his Ph.D. at the University of Miami, co-authored a paper with Dr. Arnavut.
Dr. Ziya Arnavut
In addition, Dr. Junaid Zubairi, a computer and information sciences professor at SUNY Fredonia, presented a paper on "Securing SCADA Systems with Open Source Software." Dr. Zubairi is a member of the founding team of HONET and has participated in it since it began in 2004. This year, he was the workshop coordinator for HONET.
Arnavut is originally from Cyprus. He moved to the U.S. in 1984 and has completed 16 years as a SUNY Fredonia faculty member. He is the president of the United University Professions (UUP) Fredonia Chapter.
Next year, the HONET conference will be hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.