- Theoretical Physics: Theoretical Elementary Particles Physics
- Electrical Engineering: Quantum Electrodynamics
- Computer Science: Supercomputing and High Performance Networking
University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Fariborz Derakhshan is a research scientist and inventor at Bell Labs, Germany. He is working on the design and development of new network architectures, advanced protocols and algorithms for future wireless and converged wireless/wireline communication systems. He has contributed to the creation of mechanisms to reduce the power emission of base station and the exposition of humans to radio emission. His current research interests focus on cloudification of communication networks and design of new algorithms for optimum usage and efficient management of resources in cloud environments. He is further working on technical and legal aspects of data protection and data security in cloud systems.
The Lucent Technologies Environment, Health and Safety Champion Award, 2003