Dr. See-Mong Tan

Instructor from Google

Dr. Tan


Department of Computer Science  
Tennessee State University  
3500 John A Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209

Office   : McCord Hall 005B (Main Campus)
Email   : seemongt[at]google[dot]com
Phone   : (615) 963-5800



University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D in Computer Science, Multimedia Network Subsystem Architecture, 1999.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MS in Computer Science, An Architecture for Call Processing, May 1991.
University of California, Berkeley, CA
BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, August 1989.

Biographical Sketch  

Dr Tan received his bachelors from the University of California at Berkeley in electrical engineering and computer science, and then received his Masters and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He founded two early Internet video streaming startups, one of which was acquired successfully. He has held senior management positions at Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and is currently managing different technical programs for Google Maps. Dr Tan was a Google-In-Residence instructor at TSU during the fall semester, 2019.

Selected Publications

  • R. Rao, S. Tan, S. K. Singhal, Branch Office Network Optimizations with BranchCache. In P2P '10. Delft Netherlands, August 25, 2010.
  • P Rodriguez, See-Mong Tan, C. Gkantsidis. On the feasibility of commercial, legal P2P Content Distribution,. ACM/SIGCOMM CCR'06, Jan 2006.
  • S.Tan, R. Campbell, Multimedia Support in Network Protocol Processing Subsystems. In 6th IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems '99. Florence, Italy, 1999.
  • S. Tan, R. Campbell, Z. Chen, W. Liao, D. K. Raila, F. Kon, M. Valdez, Adaptation and Synchronization in Low-Bandwidth Internet Video. In World Wide Web Consortium Workshop on Real Time Multimedia and the Web (RTMW '96), October 24-25, 1996, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France. Best Paper award.