Canadian Centre for Experimental Radio Astronomy CCERA
About the Presenter:
Marcus has worked in the technology development industry in both software and hardware, since 1979. He spent 19 years at Nortel, including 8 years in the office of the CTO as an advisor on network security standards. He was involved in the IETF for many years, including chairing several working groups, and spent four years as security-area director in that organization. He is the author of several IETF RFCs.
Marcus has several patents in the areas of cryptography and network security.
He has been involved in small-scale radio astronomy since the late 1980s, and in 2004 began investigating and “evangelizing” Software Defined Radio for use in radio astronomy experiments. His papers on the subject can be found in the proceedings of our sister organization, The Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers.
Marcus is a licensed amateur radio operator, with callsign VE3MDL