Dr. Rick Summerhill

Dr. Rick Summerhill received the doctoral degree in mathematics from the University of Iowa in 1969. He is the Chief Technology Officer at Internet2, responsible for the research and development activities at Internet2, concentrating on network research and innovation for the higher education community in the United States. He has been closely associated with the the GENI project in the United States, and in particular federation with international partners. He is also concentrating on the integration of circuit and packet capabilities, including performance monitoring and authentication and authorization issues, especially across multiple administrative domains.