Robert Cannistra
SDN Innovation Lab, School of Computer Science and Mathematics
Marist College

Professor Robert Cannistra specializes in network infrastructure design and implementation.  He has been teaching networking, security, virtualization, storage, voice and wireless courses within the School of Computer Science and Mathematics at Marist for over twelve years.  He has also taught network security courses as an adjunct faculty member of Computer Science at RPI.  Prior to teaching, he held several positions in industry.  His research interest is currently focused on software defined networking with OpenFlow and NFV solutions at Marist where he leads a team of students application developers and researchers while collaborating directly with the production network engineering team.