Dr. Gary J. Minden is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at KU. From 1971 through 1978 Dr. Minden was a Research Engineer at the University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. During that period he worked on problems in the areas of image processing systems, multi-processor computer systems, and general systems theory.
From 1978 to 1980 he was a Vice President of CHILD, Inc., where he was a co-designer of the LIGHT-50 computer graphic terminal. In August of 1981 he joined the University of Kansas Department of Electrical Engineering as an Assistant Professor. During 1983-1989 he lead the implementation of a new Computer Engineering degree program within the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
In 1991 Dr. Minden completed a sabbatical at Digital's System Research Center, working on gigabit local area networks. He is a Principal Investigator on the MAGIC gigabit testbed and the Rapidly Deployable Radio Network (RDRN) at ITTC. From June 1994 through June 1996, he was on leave at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Information Technology Office. He served as a Program Manager in the area of high performance networking systems. While at DARPA he formulated and initiated a new research program in Active Networking.
- PhD, Electrical Engineering, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1982.
- BSEE, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1973.
Introduction to digital logic design, information security, active networking
Large scale systems, including Wide-area distributed systems, Mobile communication systems, Adaptive computational systems, Active networking