Faster than fast data networking keynote presentation

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How fast is blisteringly fast? Learn about emerging research with PROnet at RTD2016. Imagine if all the data you owned could be transferred to any device instantly. Sounds like the plot of a popular HBO TV show, but Dr. Andrea Fumagalli is working toward make this dream a reality with PROnet, a Programmable Optical Network prototype. Fumagalli will speak at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Missouri S&T’s Research & Technology Development Conference 2016.

Fumagalli will discuss the advances in quantum technology and how with these advances, networks that are able to handle much larger quantities of data are needed. PROnet uses these advances along with conventional networking techniques to push larger amounts of data through a multi-fabric network. PROnet is being built at the University of Texas-Dallas.

To register and see the full schedule of events, visit Attendees will be eligible to attend a free social with a live band and fireworks. Food and drinks will be provided. For more information, email

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