Steve Fortune

Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent


Steven Fortune is Technical Manager of the Algorithms Research group within the Enabling Computing Technologies at Bell Laboratories, located in Murray Hill, NJ. He leads a group that performs a broad spectrum of algorithmic research, from fundamental graph theory to optical and wireless network design tools. Dr. Fortune received his Ph.D from Cornell University in 1979 in Computer Science and has been at Bell Laboratories since 1983. He has published extensively in Computational Geometry. He has also developed a variety of network design tools, including Wise, a tool for predicting radio propagation in complex environments, Ocube, a tool for optimizing the design of Lucent's Lambda-Xtreme DWDM optical transport technology, and the Engineering Planning Tool for the Alcatel-Lucent 1830 and 1850 Photonic Service Switch.