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Mr. Reaz, who joined Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP in August 2011, specializes in drafting and prosecuting patents on complex computer software and networking technologies. His extensive technical experience enables him to help clients protect sophisticated intellectual property.

• Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Davis, 2011
• M.S., Computer Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, 2006
• B.S., summa cum laude, Computer Science, North South University, Bangladesh, x2003

Technology expertise
Mr. Reaz has prepared and prosecuted patent applications relating to computer software and systems and communication networks.

Before joining Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP, Mr. Reaz completed his doctorate on “Novel Architectures and Algorithms for Wireless-Optical Broadband Access Networks” at the University of California, Davis. He completed his master’s on “Location Management, Paging, and Vertical Handoff for Seamless IP-diversity based Generalized Mobility Architecture” at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. Aspects of his doctoral dissertation and master’s thesis were published in numerous IEEE, ACM, and NASA conference proceedings and peer-reviewed journals. His current Google Scholar
h-index is 12.

Teaching and research experience
In his dissertation research, Mr. Reaz addressed challenging and practical networking problems on routing, architectural design and placement, energy-savings, and evaluation of services for wireless and optical access networks. He has developed algorithms for efficient, load-balanced, and power-aware routing and has used optimization methods, such as Linear Programming, to solve network design and engineering problems. His master’s thesis is on test-bed development and theoretical modeling of mobility management. For his undergraduate research, he has designed and developed an automated advertisement system for Bluetooth-enabled smart-phones.
Mr. Reaz was a guest lecturer in computer networking courses at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Oklahoma, Norman. He has taught and mentored undergraduate and graduate students in wireless and optical networking.

Bar Admissions and Registrations
•   United States Patent and Trademark Office, limited recognition pending immigration status change to United States permanent resident or citizen

Language proficiency (in addition to English)
• Fluent in Bangla

Personal interests and activities
• Soccer and Squash