Donald Cochrane

Adjunct Professor

Computer Information Systems, B.S.
Information Technology, M.S.
UNH Manchester


Cabletron Systems Inc: Wide Area Networking Protocols and Device Driver Development. Specialized in the Frame Relay Protocol. Technical Representative to the Frame Relay Forum. Authored/assisted with numerous IETF drafts: Frame Relay Switched Virtual Circuits, Frame Relay Data Compression Protocol, Inverse ARP Protocol. (1994 – 2000)

Riverstone Networks Inc: Routing Protocols and SONET Device Driver Development. Specialized in OSPF and ISIS Routing protocols integration with PPP/Frame Relay/CHDLC/ATM as well as SONET and MPLS L2/L3 technology development and integration. (2000 – 2006)

Enterasys Inc: Routing Protocols Development including IPv6 ND protocol. (2006 – 2007)

Juniper Networks Inc: Specializing in Network Technologies including Platform Forwarding, QOS, Aggregated Ethernet protocol, Ethernet Device Driver development (2007 – present)

Arris Group Inc: Specializing in 802.11/Wi-FI and Linux device driver development (2014 - present)


  • COMP 835/780 Networking Technologies

  • ET 697 Embedded Device Drivers using Linux

  • COMP 650 Network Administration Maintenance


  • Networking technologies, routing protocols, embedded systems, device drivers


  • IEEE

  • Order Of The Engineer


  • M.S in Computer Information Systems, Boston University (1990)

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology, University of New Hampshire (1984)