Director of Calit2 Laboratory at UCSD/Irvine Appointed to Advisory Board of INVNT/IP Global Consortium

Director of Calit2 Laboratory at UCSD/Irvine Appointed to Advisory Board of 
INVNT/IP Global Consortium 
FRIDAY HARBOR, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/05/13 --  The Strategic News
Service's INVNT/IP (Inventing Nations Vs. Nation-sponsored Theft of
Intellectual Property) Global Consortium is pleased to announce the
appointment of Dr. Larry Smarr to its Advisory Board.  
Dr. Smarr is the Founding Director of the California Institute for
Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), a UC San
Diego/Irvine partnership headquartered in the Qualcomm Institute. He
is internationally recognized for his work in supercomputing,
supervisualization, global broadband deployment, and, most recently,
for his pioneering work in the field of the Quantified Self. He is an
active member of the Strategic News Service (SNS) community and of
the SNS FiRe (Future in Review) Conference Steering Committee.  
INVNT/IP represents the world's top technology companies in working
with lead government agencies and universities worldwide to protect
"crown jewel" intellectual property. The Consortium conducts active
programs for the promotion of IP value recognition and protection
through cooperation among its corporate members and global government
network. It currently operates in Australia, the US, the UK, and the
"We are delighted to have Larry Smarr's brilliance and global
scientific reputation added to our Advisory Board. As we add new
corporate and government members, I have no doubt that Larry will
provide critical wisdom in helping us meet our goals in protecting
innovation and enhancing the global economy," said Mark Anderson, SNS
CEO and FiRe Chair. 
In addition to his role as founding director of (Calit2), Larry Smarr
holds the Harry E. Gruber professorship in the Department of Computer
Science and Engineering (CSE) of UCSD's Jacobs School of Engineering.
He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, as well as a
Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Academy of
Arts and Sciences. In 2006, he received the IEEE Computer Society
Tsutomu Kanai Award for his lifetime achievements in distributed
computing systems.  
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