ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series - Jonathan Turner

ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series


Jonathan Turner

Washington University


November 20, 2013

Building Networks in the Clouds

Bio: Jonathan Turner holds the Barbara and Jerome Cox Chair of Computer Science at Washington University, where he has been since 1983. For most of his career, his research concentrated on high performance networks. His current focus is on overlay networks that provide advanced network services to demanding distributed applications, such as large-scale virtual worlds. Dr. Turner was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs (1977-1983), and was co- founder and Chief Scientist for Growth Networks, a startup company that developed scalable switching components for Internet routers and ATM switches, before being acquired by Cisco Systems in early 2000. He is a Fellow of both ACM and IEEE, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and received the IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award (1994) and the IEEE Millennium Medal (2000). Dr. Turner received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University.

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