The University of Waikato (New Zealand)
Richard Nelson is the leader of the WAND network research group in the Computer Science Department at the University of Waikato, based in Hamilton, New Zealand. He has been the Science Leader on three MBIE Endeavour Science Funding projects. Nelson has consulted extensive for industry, having consulted for including New Zealand’s major telcos and the Commerce Commission. He is a trustee of the NZ Network Operators Group.
Previously Nelson worked as a Research Fellow in the Monash University. He has also worked in industry in New Zealand and the UK. His PhD is in Electrical Engineering from the University of Canterbury.