Professor Rod Tucker


Bringing Australia's Broadband Network into the 21st Century, University of Melbourne School of Engineering Pubic Lecture, 8 September 2015

Politics Confront Technology: The Story of Australia's National Broadband Network, IEEE ICC 2014, Sydney, June 2014

Telework, Productivity, and Wellbeing, (with inputs from Rachelle Bousa and Team), Telework Congress, University of Melbourne, Nov. 2012

Energy Efficiency in Cloud Computing and Optical networking, ECOC 2012, Amsterdam, Sept. 2012

Green Photonics in Switching, Conference on Photonics in Switching 2012, Corsica, Sept. 2012

Is All-Optical Signal Processing a Solution Looking for a Problem? OFC/NFOEC, March 2012, Los Angeles, USA.

The Broadband Reality NBNCo Workshops, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Nov. 2011

Optical Packet Switching Meets Mythbusters OFC/NFOEC, March 2011, Los Angeles, USA.

Optics versus electronics in high-speed switching and signal processing, IEEE Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Fiber Optics, July, 2010, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Broadband Facts, Fiction and Urban Myths, University House, University of Melbourne, 31 May 2010.

Are Optical Networks Green? Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2010. Workshop on Green Optical Networks: From Access to Core, March 21, 2010, San Diego, USA.

Energy Consumption in Electronic and Optical Signal Processing, Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2010, Workshop: Is All-Optical Processing Green? March 22, 2010, San Diego, USA.

Switching and Energy, (Plenary), Photonics in Switching, 2009, Pisa, Italy, Sept. 16 - 18, 2009

Capabilities and Limitations of Slow Light Optical Buffers: Searching for the Killer Application, (Tutorial), Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics , CLEO 2008, Baltimore, USA, May 31 - June 5, 2009.

A Green Internet – Information Logistics and Energy, NICTA Big Picture Seminar, University of Melbourne, April 22, 2009.

A Green Internet, (Plenary Paper), IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, (LEOS), 21th Annual Meeting, Nov. 9 – Nov. 13, 2008, Newport Beach, USA.

Energy Consumption in IP Networks, (Invited paper) Proceedings, European Conference on Optical Communications, Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 2008.

Optical Packet-Switched WDM Networks: a Cost and Energy Perspective (Tutorial), Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2008. Technical Digest. OFC/NFOEC, Feb. 24 - Feb. 28, 2008, San Diego, USA.

In Search of the Elusive All-Optical Packet Buffer, (Invited Paper), Photonics in Switching, 2007, Aug. 19 - Aug 22, 2007.

How to Build a Petabit-Per-Second Optical Router, (Invited Paper), IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, (LEOS), 19th Annual Meeting, Oct. 29 – Nov. 2, 2006, Montreal, Canada.