Expert Testimony: Prof. Hari Balakrishnan, Professor of Computer Science, MIT

  • Hariharan Rahul
  • Published 2011 in Mobile Computing and Communications Review


We will kick off our series with an interview with Prof. Hari Balakrishnan conducted by Hariharan Rahul. Prof. Balakrishnan is a Professor of Computer Science at MIT. His research is in networked computer systems. His current interests are in network protocols, system software, and data management for a world of “truly mobile” connected devices. Previous work includes the RON overlay network, the Chord DHT, the Cricket location system, the CarTel mobile sensing system, and cross-layer wireless protocols such as snoop TCP and SoftPHY. He has also contributed to verifiable Internet routing, congestion control, network security and privacy, energy-efficient protocols, stream processing, and data management systems. He is an ACM Fellow (2008), a Sloan Fellow (2002), an ACM dissertation award winner (1998), and has received several best-paper awards including three at MobiCom, the IEEE Bennett prize (2004) and the ACM SIGCOMM “test of time” award (2011).

DOI: 10.1145/2016598.2016601

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@article{Rahul2011ExpertTP, title={Expert Testimony: Prof. Hari Balakrishnan, Professor of Computer Science, MIT}, author={Hariharan Rahul}, journal={Mobile Computing and Communications Review}, year={2011}, volume={15}, pages={11-19} }