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Network Startup Resource Center/University of Oregon (United States)

Dale Smith

Dale Smith is the International Networking Coordinator at the University of Oregon’s Network Startup Resource Center. Dale is a Principal Investigator for the U.S. National Science Foundation working to develop international research network connections, and he also chairs the Emerging NREN group for Internet2, a national research and education network in the USA. Prior to working as the International Networking Coordinator, Dale was the Director of Networking and Telecommunications Services at the University of Oregon where he worked for over 30 years to develop networking facilities for the University of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest region. Dale received his Bachelor and Masters degrees at the University of Oregon. He has authored a number of papers on leveraging networking technology and teaches throughout Africa and Asia about designing networks to support research and education.