PhD Family Tree of Jon's
Advisor Genealogy for Jon
My advisor was
who did his PhD at Stanford, EE, the year I was born. His advisor
initially was Peter Sturrock
Kino who's tree is
here (thanks to Lloyd Wood for the sleuthary).
Jon Crowcroft's past PhD students
1 Zheng Wang was at Bell Labs now at Broadcom,
and his thesis
was on evolution of TCP.
2. Brijesh Kumar, was at Motorola, then Glenayre, Canada. then at
Ennovate, now Panasonic Thesis was on IDPR v. IDRP
3 Tony Ballardie
at NGN Ltd for a while, then betfair,
on Core Based Trees. Now consultant.
4 Paul Francis was at
Bellcore, NTT, then briefly at ACIRI
and then at Fast Forward Networks
and then Cornell, now MPI-SWS Kaiserslauern, and his
thesis on a
new internet architecture (became part of IPv6) - he has five very
good PhDs at Cornell just finishing.
5 Prof Paul Dourish
was at Xerox PARC, now at UC Irvine, his
on reflexion in toolkits for CSCW. He's had 5 students complete
who did some cool stuff - one even was back at UCL and in Cambridge
for a while!
6 Prof Ian Wakeman at Sussex University, whose
thesis was on co-design of user, codec and transport protocol for video.
Prof Mark Handley, FRS back at UCL was at
ACIRI/icsi and his thesis was on multicast
organisation. He has had several PhD students through the cycle at UCL.
8 Isidor Kouvelas at Cisco
and his thesis on distributed internet
9 Peter Kim was at HP labs, Bristol, now has returned to native
Germany and is working at Siemens - and his thesis on guaranteed service on
at SAIC and UCL,
thesis on QoS multicast routing
was at Level3, then cisco, now Motorola, and
12 Paul White, now consulting, and
...thesis on application driven
signaling for new media on the internet
Thannasis Tiropanis now an academic at Southampton,
was working at AIT in Greece,
his thesis on telecom management architecture
14 Adil Qureshi, and his
thesis on emergent properties
in agents in GP systems - Adil is now back with his software consultancy.
15 Anna Bouch, whom i 2nd supervised.
16 Atanu Ghosh
(UTS), was hacking on Xorp ICSI, and his
17 Konstantina (Dina) Papayannaki, was Sprint ATL, then Intel Research,
(Cambridge, Pitsburgh) then Telefonica Research (thesis got BCS prize that
year), then Google, now Microsoft.
18 Karl Jeacle, TCP XM - Reliable Multicast Transport for Grid Applications. Now
Back in Ireland
Xenosearch (have taken over from
Tim Harris formally - informally contact Tim at MSR too!),
Last was working at RAL...
Rajiv Chakravorty, now at Makani
21 Julian Chesterfield, Streaming over wide area wireless links, then XenSource, now OnApp
22 Boris Dragovic,
CASPEr: Containment-Aware Security for Pervasive Computing , was working
Create Net in Italy, but now off
to IBM, in Belgrade for a spot of consulting!
and his thesis
23 Tim Deegan,started on
optical packet processing, but then moved off that onto
then XenSource, then Amazon, then Microsoft.
24 Meng How Lim, - hybrid
topological and geographical mobile routing.
at Intel research for a while, now at National University in Singapore
working on Oceanographic Sensor Nets!
25 Dimitris Terzis, on internet telephony call routing. Dimitris is now at Westminster.
26 Tolga Uzuner,
of Complexity of Different Network Architectures. Tolga was with JP Morgan, now HATDeX
27 Eng-Keong Lua, P2Png
(Tim Griffin was primary supervisor); was at NTT in Tokyo. Now with CMU
28 Christian Kreibic,
Info-exchange for IDS, now at Berkeley, on Bro.
29 Manuel Costa Vigilante,
with Microsoft Research.
30 Wenjun Hu, Pragmatic wireless mobile networking; then off to UW, seattle
to work on new wireless ideas, at MSR Beijing
heading for Yale.
31 Ben Hui Pan, Pocket switched networking., in Cambridge on ITA and
SocNets stuff for a bit, then off to T-Labs, thence, HKUST, and
University in Finland
32 Manuel Oliveira, from UCL, on Distributed Virtual Reality
33 Bob Briscoe, at
BT Labs and part time at UCL, who passed his viva 19.2.2009
34 Euan Harris, who ended up being advised by Tim Griffin,
and working on BGP protocol implementation
system implications. Euan was at Zeus.
35 Prof Nishanth Sastry,
knowledge plane for untethered nets, worked
with Karen Sollins and others at MIT, and ITA, and with Manjunath at
IIT. Nishanth took up a lectureship at King's College London
autumn of 2011, now professor at Surrey University
36 John Miller, from the USA -
security and networked games - went to Amazon, just now moved to Google!
Kadengal, was an EngD student at UCL, passed his viva
in May 2011.dissertation
Fernando Ramos now
in Lisbon, +
intro to one of fernando's papers by me
39 Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez
now at ICSI/UC Berkeley working on netalyzr, recently awarded a Qualcomm
Innovation Fellowship!, and now joint appointment at IMDEA+ICSI
40 Jisun An, from Korea -
working on Social Media Diversity, just made a Google
Scholar!, at QCRI, now SMU
me, was at UCL, now in Cambridge, and most of my thesis is
also around if you really must see:-)
42 Yuedong Song, working on Signal Processing & Epilepsy - (transfered to Pietro Lio)
43 Joonwoong Kim, at Samsung
44 Andrius Aucinas, HATDeX, then Brave, now Apple.
45 Aaron Ding now at TU
Delft external at Helsinki + thesis,
went via TU Munich.
46 John Rula,
at Northwestern, now heading for Akamai
47 Bano with
postdoc at UCL with Steven Murdoch et al, then to Facebook.
48 Gregory Tsipenyuk, redecentralised services, in software industry in US
49 Toby, data center transport
50 Zafar Gilani (on metrics project, bot detectors on twitter) and
51 Heidi Howard now JRF, about to head
to MSR, Cambridge,
and her dissertation
52 Jianxin Zhao, just finishing a book on OCaml and ML
53 Mohibi Hussain, working in tech design in UIS, Cambridge
54 Helen Oliver (Turing Inst), now in CL in security
55 Marco Caballero Gutierrez, now at MSR Cambridge
56 Andreas Grammenos (2nd w/ cecilia) (Turing Inst), in startup
57 Zahra Tarkhani (2nd w/ Anil), MSR
Some honourable mentions go to June Power and Bhrat Patel (UCL), and Han Zheng
(Cambridge) who bowed out before finishing thesis for good reasons
(enticed off to other places) but not without doing some seriously
good ground work and papers! Plus of course, a bunch of 2nd supervised
folks, like (part of the time) Prof Gerard Parr OBE,
Marcello Pias, Andy Warfield, Sid Chau, Panos Gevros, and more recently
Desi Hristova (w/ cecilia)
Malte Schwarzkopf (shadow 2nd super)
Ionel Gog (shadow 2nd super)
Diana Popescu (w/andrew moore)
Committees of Students
A couple of interesting undergrads I've worked with are
Magdalinski and Steve
Coast (there are lots more, both UCL and Cambridge, but I don't
have links for them...)