1st IEEE International Workshop on Networking Meets Databases (NetDB)
in cooperation with
21st IEEE Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2005)

April 8th and 9th, 2005
National Center of Science
Tokyo, Japan

Invited Speaker

Michael J. Franklin, UC Berkeley

Michael Franklin is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley where his research focuses on the architecture and performance of distributed databases and information systems. At Berkeley his current projects cover the areas of sensor networks, XML message brokers, data stream processing, scientific grid computing, and data management for the digital home. He spent several years developing database systems in industry prior to receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1993. He currently serves as program committee co-chair of the 2005 ICDE conference, and on the editorial boards of the ACM Transactions on Database Systems and the VLDB Journal. In 2003 he was an Executive-in-Residence at the Mayfield Fund, a venture capital firm in Menlo Park, CA, where he focused on emerging opportunities in sensor networks, RFID, and distributed data management.