Computer Science and Statistics

College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Victor Fay-Wolfe

Victor Fay-WolfeContact Information

Office Tyler 258
Dept. of Computer Science and Statistics
Tyler Hall
9 Greenhouse Road, Suite 2
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI, 02881
Telephone (401) 874-2701
Fax (401) 874-4617
Email wolfe@cs.uri.edu

Education

1991 Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Computer and Information Science
1983 B.S.E. Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts
Electrical Engineering

Teaching Appointments

1991 – Present Professor University of Rhode Island
Department of Computer Science and Statistics
Kingston, Rhode Island

Other Experience

1998 – 2001 Chief Technical Officer WebMachines, Inc. North Kingstown, Rhode Island
1995 – Present President Real-Time Research West Kingston, Rhode Island
1983 – 1986 Computational Design Engineer General Electric, Inc. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Founder and Director URI Digital Forensics Program Kingston, Rhode Island
Co-Lead Distributed Real-Time Research Lab Kingston, Rhode Island

Awards

Graduated Magna Cum Laude
1999 URI Golden Key Teaching Award
2001 Finalist URI Staff Excellence
1997 – Present URI Honors Faculty

Course Information

  • CSC101 – Computing Concepts
  • CSC486 – Network Forensics
  • CSC499 – Project in Computer Science
  • CSC586 – Topics in Network Forensics

Research

Real-time systems, distributed systems, real-time data distribution, real-time sensor networks, real-time middleware, quality of service, real-time databases, semantic concurrency control, object-oriented programming.

Computer and Digital Forensics
Real-Time Distributed Object Computing
Sensor Networks

Selected Publications

  • Lisa, DiPippo, Fay-Wolfe, Victor, et. al. “Real-Time CORBA”. Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. October, 2000.
  • DiPippo, Lisa, Fay-Wolfe, Victor, Squadrito, Michael, et. al.. “The Affected Set Priority Ceiling Protocols for Concurrency Control in Real-Time Object-Oriented Systems”. The International Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering. July, 1999.
  • Fay-Wolfe, Victor, Fortier, Paul, Prichard, JJ. “RTSQL: Extending the SQL Standard to Support Real-time Databases”. Computer Standards and Interfaces. January, 1997.
  • DiPippo, Lisa, Fay-Wolfe, Victor. “Expressing and Enforcing Timing Constraints in a Dynamic Real-Time CORBA System”. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. Jan – Feb, 1997.
  • DiPippo, Lisa, Fay-Wolfe, Victor. “Object-Based Semantic Real-Time Concurrency Control with Bounded Imprecision”. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. Jan – Feb, 1997.
  • Fay-Wolfe, Victor, Thurasingham, Bhavani, et. al. “Real-Time Object-Oriented Systems for Military Command and Control”. IEEE Computer. February, 2000.

Selected Grants and Fundng

  • “Real-Time Data Distribution in Asynchronous Network Communications (Real-Time Data DANCE)” for
    $600,000 from National Science Foundation, 9/1/04 – 8/30/07. Lisa DiPippo and Timothy Henry.
  • “Capacity Building: Computer and Network Forensics” for $300,000 from National Science Foundation, 7/1/04 – 6/30/07.
  • “Real-Time Object-Oriented Databases for Distributed Environments” for $505,000 from Office of Naval Research, 2/1/96 – 9/30/99. Lisa DiPippo.
  • “VbN Backbone High Speed Internet Connection” for $350,000 from National Science Foundation, 1998 – 2001.
    Paul Gandel and others.
  • “Distributed Real-Time Collaborative Services” for $200,000 from Office of Naval Research, 10/1/99 – 9/30/02. Lisa DiPippo.
  • “Distributed Real-Time Combat Systems” for $300,000 from Office of Naval Research, 10/1/98 – 9/30/01. Lisa DiPippo.
  • “Distributed Real-Time Data Replication in C2 and Combat Systems” for $950,000 from Office of Naval Research, 10/1/02 – 9/30/05. Lisa DiPippo.
  • “Providing End-to-End Predictability through Prioritized Network Traffic” for $155,000 from Office of Naval Research, 10/1/02 – 9/30/05. Lisa DiPippo.
  • “Distributed Scheduling Aspects for Time-Critical Targeting” for $482,562 from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 10/1/02 – 9/30/04. C. Gill (Washington University), L. Welch (Ohio University), D. Niehaus (University of Kansas).
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