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Bebo White is a Departmental Associate (Retired) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), the high-energy physics and basic energy science laboratory operated by Stanford University. Prior to his retirement, he was permanent staff/faculty at SLAC from 1981 to 2005.
While his initial responsibilities at SLAC were in computational physics, in recent years Mr. White's work has been dominated by his involvement with World Wide Web technology. He first became involved with WWW development while on sabbatical at CERN in 1989 and was instrumental in establishing the first non-European Web site at SLAC in 1991.
Bebo White's currant activities include: Managing Editor, Journal of Web Engineering, member of the International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee (IW3C2), the Program Chair of IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet, Steering Committee of International Society for Web Engineers, Member of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, Editorial Review Board of Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, on the Executive Committee of ACM SIGWEB, Advisory Board of Web History Center, Adjunct Professor, MSIS of University of San Francisco, and Visiting Professor of University of Hong Kong.
A selection of Mr. White's books and publications are: An Educational Guide to IEEE802.11 WLAN Survey and Visualization Experiments (Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2008), a contributor to Web 2.0 (Vito Di Bari, 2007), Designing Web Interfaces, Hypertext, and Multimedia (Prentice-Hall, 2001), Supporting Web Servers (Prentice-Hall, 2001), and E-Commerce and Internet Law (Prentice-Hall, 2001).
Bebo White has lectured and spoken internationally to academic and commercial audiences. A selection of recent 2008 presentations includes: The 2008 IADIS International Conference on WWW/Internet, Freiburg Germany, Scientific American Bright Horizons, Insight Cruises, MacMania 2008, Insight Cruises, The New Library of Alexandria, Alexandria Egypt, CERN, Geneva Switzerland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute IN, Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune India, and HKU ECom-iComp Experts Address Series, Hong Kong China.
Mr. White has been particularly involved with five major international conference series: The International World Wide Web Conference, The International Conference on Web Engineering, The IADIS International Conference on WWW/Internet, The International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning, and The Computing in High Energy Physics (CHEP) Conference.
Bebo White is married, has two adult sons, and lives in San Francisco. His wife, Dr. Nancy Cushen White, is a learning specialist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Adolescent Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has a BS in Physics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and an MS in Physics from San Jose State. In his spare time, he is an amateur beer and winemaker and plays banjo, jug and washboard in The Tarantulas Jug Band. He is also the Executive Director of The California Jug Band Association.
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