Team

Researchers involved with the project

Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Sangeetha is a fourth-year Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, advised by Brighten Godfrey. Her research interests lie in the areas of computer networking and cloud computing. She worked on the design and performance analysis of cISP.

http://abdujyo2.web.engr.illinois.edu
Debopam Bhattacherjee, Ph.D. Student, ETH Zürich
Debopam Bhattacherjee

Ph.D. Student, ETH Zürich

Debopam is a PhD student working with Ankit Singla at the Systems Group, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. He is a graduate of the Erasmus Mundus NordSecMob program, and completed his Master’s studies at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and Aalto University, Finland in 2016. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Jadavpur University, India.

https://www.systems.ethz.ch/people/debopam-bhattacherjee
Waqar Aqeel, Ph.D. Student, Duke University
Waqar Aqeel

Ph.D. Student, Duke University

Waqar is a PhD student at Duke University, Department of Computer Science. His research interests are internet measurements and future architectures, content caches, and online advertising.

https://waqaraqeel.github.io/
Alejandro Ortega, Undergraduate Student, Duke University
Alejandro Ortega

Undergraduate Student, Duke University

Alejandro completed his Bachelors in Mathematics and Computer Science at Duke University in 2019. He will be joining Google as a software engineer.

https://413j4ndr0.github.io/
Anthony Aguirre, Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Anthony Aguirre

Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Anthony works on a variety of topics in theoretical cosmology, including the early universe and inflation, gravity physics, first stars, the intergalactic medium, galaxy formation, black holes, etc.

http://scipp.ucsc.edu/~aguirre/Home.html
Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran, Postdoctoral Associate, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Balakrishnan Chandrasekaran

Postdoctoral Associate, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik

Bala is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrücken, Germany. He graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from Duke University in 2016. His research interests include network measurements and mapping, network security and software-defined networking.

http://inet.tu-berlin.de/~balakrishnan/
Philip Brighten Godfrey, Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Philip Brighten Godfrey

Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Brighten research interests span network design, and network verification. Brighten also serves as co-founder and CTO of Veriflow.

http://pbg.cs.illinois.edu
Gregory P. Laughlin, Professor, Yale University
Gregory P. Laughlin

Professor, Yale University

Greg Laughlin is a Professor of Astronomy at Yale University, and is an expert on the detection and characterization of extrasolar planets. He also does research on financial econometrics, and has published studies of low-latency networks for transporting financial tick data. He is a co-founder of Metaculus, a community dedicated to generating accurate predictions about future real-world events by aggregating the collective insight of its participants.

http://astronomy.yale.edu/people/gregory-laughlin
Bruce M. Maggs, Pelham Wilder Professor of Computer Science, Duke University
Bruce M. Maggs

Pelham Wilder Professor of Computer Science, Duke University

Bruce is the Pelham Wilder Professor of Computer Science at Duke University, and the Vice President of Research at Akamai Technologies. Prior to Duke, Bruce was a Professor in the department of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Bruce’s research focuses on distributed systems, including content delivery networks, computer networks, and computer and network security. He is a co-creator of Avatar, an early multiplayer online game developed at the University of Illinois in the late 1970s.

https://users.cs.duke.edu/~bmm/
Ankit Singla, Assistant Professor, ETH Zürich
Ankit Singla

Assistant Professor, ETH Zürich

Ankit Singla joined ETH Zürich as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science in 2016. Prior to that, he obtained his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015, and his Bachelors in Technology (Computer Science) at IIT Bombay, India, in 2008. He is a winner of the 2012 Google PhD Fellowship, and the instructor of a massive open online course on Cloud Networking.

https://people.inf.ethz.ch/asingla/
Ilker Nadi Bozkurt, Software Engineer, Google
Ilker Nadi Bozkurt

Software Engineer, Google

Nadi obtained his PhD in Computer Science from Duke University. His thesis focused on better utilization of the physical Internet infrastructure to improve user experiences. He is currently a software engineer at the Network Architecture team at Google.

https://users.cs.duke.edu/~ilker/
Muhammad Tirmazi, Ph.D. Student, Harvard University
Muhammad Tirmazi

Ph.D. Student, Harvard University

Muhammad Tirmazi is a Computer Science PhD. student at Harvard University. He is advised by Dr. Minlan Yu and is part of the Cloud, Networks & Systems (CNS) lab. His current research focuses on programmable networks and distributed data analytics systems. In particular, he likes to solve problems that prevent very large systems from being very fast as well.

http://tirmazi.net/