Radia Perlman
Academic Advisor

Radia Perlman


Inventor of innovations that make today's network protocols scalable, robust, and self-organizing. In particular, link state routing, spanning tree, and TRILL. Also, innovations in security including distributed algorithms resilient against malicious participants, assured expiration of data from storage, and PKI trust models.

Adaptive & Self-Organizing Systems Algorithms & Analysis of Algorithms Computer Education Computer Networks & Communications Cryptography Databases Distributed & Parallel Computing Human-Computer Interaction Network Science & Online Social Networks Security & Privacy

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