Charles Perkins is a senior programmer at IBM T.J. Watson Research, and has been involved with developing mobile computer systems for the last six years. He is the editor for Transactions on Networking in the area of wireless networking. He is serving as the document editor for the mobile-IP working group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and has published a number of papers in the areas of mobile networking, ad-hoc networking, route optimization for mobile networking, and automatic configuration for mobile computers. His previous projects included developing multiprocessor operating systems using Mach, and adapting Unix to fit on personal digital assistant (PDAs). Before coming to IBM, he worked on multiprocessor systems and user interface technology at Tektronix.
Charles holds a B.A. in mathematics and a M.E.E. degree from Rice University, and a M.A. in mathematics from Columbia University. He is a member of ACM, IEEE, UseNIX, and the IETF.