Thomas F. La Porta received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from The
Copper Union, New York, NY in 1986 and 1987 respectively, and his Ph.D.
degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University,
New York, NY, in 1992. He joined AT&T Bell Laboratories in 1986. He is
currently a Mem-
ber of Technical Staff in the Wireless Networking
Research Department. His research interests in-
clude signaling and
control for broadband and wireless networks and mobility management.
Dr. La Porta is a Technical Editor for the IEEE Personal Communications