IEEE INFOCOM 2021
Opening, Awards, and Keynote
Opening and Award Presentation
Ben Liang (University of Toronto, Canada), Tom Hou (Virginia Tech, USA), Guoliang Xue (Arizona State University, USA), Tarek Abdelzaher (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Kaushik Chowdhury (Northeastern University), Jiangchuan Liu (Simon Fraser University), Lu Su (Purdue University)
Back to the future — Can lessons from networking’s past help inform its future?
Roch Guérin (Washington University in Saint Louis, USA)
Biography: Roch Guérin is the Harold B. and Adelaide G. Welge Professor and Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in Saint Louis, which he joined in 2013. He previously was the Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Telecommunications Networks in the Electrical and System Engineering department of the University of Pennsylvania, which he joined in October 1998. Prior to joining Penn, he spent 12 years at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in a variety of technical and management positions. He was on leave from Penn between 2001 and 2004, starting Ipsum Networks, a company that pioneered the concept of route analytics for managing IP networks. Roch received his Ph.D. from Caltech and did his undergraduate at ENST in France. He is an ACM and IEEE Fellow and is currently serving as the Chair of ACM SIGCOMM. He received the IEEE TCCC Outstanding Service Award in 2009 and was the recipient of the 2010 INFOCOM Achievement Award for pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of QoS in networks.
Ben Liang (University of Toronto, Canada)