Team

Jasson Casey, Executive Director
Jasson is the founder and executive director of Flowgrammable.org. Jasson has over 15 years experience in the telecommunications industry split between network equipment companies and network service providers. Jasson is a research associate with the Open Networking Foundation, a PhD candidate at Texas A&M University, and a research affiliate with the Center for Secure Information Systems at George Mason University. Jasson's PhD research formed the basis for the Flowgrammable OpenFlow stack.
Andrew Sutton, Director
Andrew Sutton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Akron in Ohio where he teaches and conducts research in Software Engineering and Programming Languages. Dr. Sutton is a contributing member to the Flowgrammable Stack, providing expertise in software engineering and C++11. He also helped design the architecture of the message layer and language bindings.
Husnain Bajwa, Director
Husnain is currently a Distinguished Engineer in the CTO Office at Aruba Networks. He has over 18 years of experience in large-scale communications networking, both wired and wireless. Husnain serves as an industry advisor to Flowgrammable.
Alex Sprintson, Director
Alex was instrumental in forming the Flowgrammable team and has facilitated the project activities at all stages. Alex is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University where he conducts research on network algorithms and protocols.
Paul Gratz, Director
Paul V. Gratz is an Assistant Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. His research interests include energy efficient and reliable design in the context of high performance computer architecture, processor memory systems and processor interconnection networks. Paul's role within Flowgrammable has focused on efficient, high performance dataplane designs for SDN networking.
Andreas Voellmy, Director
Andreas Voellmy received his PhD in Computer Science from Yale University. Andreas' research focuses on simplifying the task of programming Software-Defined Network (SDN) applications and draws on ideas from programming languages, systems, and computer networks. Andreas is a maintainer of several Haskell OpenFlow libraries, as well as the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) itself and is generally interested in programming languages and their efficient implementation.
Jeff Maguire, Director
Jeff is a semiconductor veteran with background in microprocessors, networking, telematics, and IoT microcontroller SoCs. He has experience with the Enterprise, Carrier, Industrial, Automotive, and Consumer market segments including OEM, ODM, and distribution business models. Jeff is active in the NFV/SDN transformation, holding a Deputy Director role in the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) overseeing demos and PoCs, while directing Flowgrammable's marketing activities.

Michael Gruesen, Principal
Michael Gruesen is a M.S. student and Research Assistant for the Department of Computer Science at the University of Akron, with a focus on Operating Systems and Parallel Programming. At Flowgrammable he is a member of the development team and a team lead for the Freeflow project, developing highly programmable and reconfigurable protocol agnostic data planes.
Colton Chojnacki, Principal
Colton was was a contributing member to the ONF OpenFlow Driver competition, where he was responsible for the unified development and test machine image. Additionally, Colton helped design and implement the unit test specification for the message layer of the OpenFlow stack.
Muxi Yan, Principal
Muxi Yan is a Ph.D. candidate at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University focusing on the area of wireless network coding. In the Flowgrammable stack he was responsible for developing state machine and application interface/switch agent interface. He also helped implement the message layer of the Flowgrammable stack.
Atin Ruia, Principal
Atin was a contributing member to the ONF OpenFlow Driver competition, where he was responsible for designing and implementing the test messages for the Flowgrammable Openflow message layer stack.
Prithviraj Shome, Principal
Prithviraj is a MS candidate at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University focusing on the area of Software Defined Networking (SDN). In the Flowgrammable team, he was responsible for development of controller application for the test and proof of concept of IEEE 802.11 wireless extensions on Openflow, which was implemented on OpenWRT platform and TP-Link router. Previously he worked in Cisco Systems Pvt Limited and was responsible for NAT(Network Address Translation) protocols, ipv4 and ipv6 translation and tunneling protocols like DsLite, MAP-E/MAP-T design and implementation on the Cisco Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 9000 Series platform
Srikanth Nomula, Principal
Srikanth is a M.S. student at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is responsible for developing the Flowgrammable SDN testbed which can be used to check the performance of dataplanes. He has previously worked in Emulex Communication Pvt Ltd on Converged Network Adapters which includes processing of TCP/IP, RoCE and FCoE protocol offload. He also worked in Imagination Technologies Pvt Ltd on DSP algorithm development.
Sujoy Saha, Principal
Sujoy Saha is a M.S candidate in Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University and is currently focusing on the area of Software Defined Networks(SDNs). He joined the group in February 2015.
Eric Garfinkle, Associate
Eric was was a contributing member to the ONF OpenFlow Driver competition, where he was responsible for the implementing a configuration language for an OpenFlow network.
Maria Miller, Associate
Maria contributed to web development for Flowgrammable. She is an undergraduate Computer Science student at the University of Akron.

Bob Burke, Advisor
Bob Burke is currently the VP, Engineering at Koupon Media, Inc. He has over 15 years of experience architecting and building highly scalable network infrastructure. Bob contributed to Flowgrammable's embedded build environment, and serves as an industry advisor.
Michael Lopez, Advisor
Michael is a PhD student at Texas A&M University and acted as a technical advisor for the Flowgrammable project. He helped with design of configuration language and the architecture of the Flowgrammable stack.

Allen Webb
Allen is a PhD student at Texas A&M University and acted as a contributor to the ONF OpenFlow Driver competition.
Daoqi Wang
Daoqi is currently a SDN engineer at Aruba Networks. Daoqi was a contributing member to the ONF OpenFlow Driver competition, where he was a key developer of the message layer of the OpenFlow stack and project managed the entire effort. Additionally, Daoqi helped design and implement the unit test specification for the message layer of the OpenFlow stack.