Indermohan (Inder) S. Monga is the principal investigator for the QUANT-NET project. He serves as the Division Director for the Scientific Networking Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) and Executive Director of the Energy Sciences Network. ESnet is a high-performance network user facility optimized for large-scale science, interconnecting the National Laboratory System in the United States.
In addition to managing the organization, his efforts are directed towards advancing the science of networking for collaborative and distributed research applications, as well as contributing to ongoing research projects tackling programmability, analytics, and quality of experience driving convergence between the application layer and the network.
He currently holds 23 patents and has 20-plus years of industry and research experience in telecommunications and data networking. His work experience in the private sector includes network engineering for Wellfleet Communications, Bay Networks, and Nortel, where he focused on application and network convergence. His undergraduate degree is in electrical/electronics engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India, with graduate studies in computer engineering from Boston University.