Ph.D. Stanford, 2014, Stanford (co-advised with Mark Horowitz and Nick McKeown). Thesis: Flexible Parsing and RMT Model (led to P4 Specification.) Currently at Barefoot Networks
James Zeng: Ph.D. Stanford, 2014, Stanford (co-advised with Nick McKeown). Thesis: automated network testing (ATPG and NetSonar, deployed in Microsoft's Autopilot). Currently Research Scientist at Facebook.
Christos Kozanitis: Ph.D. May 2013, UCSD. Thesis: Querying and Compressing Genomic Databases. Genome
compression algorithm (SlimGene) deployed at Illumina. Currently PostDoc in AMP Lab at Berkeley under Dave Patterson.
Ph.D. 2013, UCSD. Thesis: Primitives for Logging and Congestion Control. Apects of thesis implemented in the Cisco/Enseme switch. Currently at Google.
Ph.D. Candidate: Research: Packet Classification (HyperCuts, implemented by Cisco), Automated Worm Fingerprinting (basis of NetSift). Won
MIT TR-35 Award for 2006. Currently CEO of Acelio.
Ph.D. 2012, UCSD. Thesis: Invertible Bloom Filter,
sketches for bandwidth bursts. Currently at Google.
Ramana Kompella: Ph.D. 2007, UCSD. (co-advised with Alex Snoeren and Albert Greenberg). Thesis: Fault localization, tools deployed at ATT. Cofounded Acelio. Currently tenured Associate professor, Computer Science, Purdue University.
Ph.D. Thesis, 2004, UCSD. Thesis: Algorithmic Measurement Theory; Nominated for the ACM thesis prize; algorithms incorporated in NetSift. Was Assistant Professor of CSE Wisconsin, and Design Lead at Netlogic. Currently at Google.
Florin Baboescu: Ph.D. Thesis, 2003, UCSD. Thesis: Packet Classification; Worked on CPP at Cisco and at Qualcomm. Currently at Huawei.
Ph.D. Thesis, 1999, Cornell (Co-Advised with Robert van Renesse). Thesis: Web Performance. Worked at Microsoft Research. Currently tenured Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin.
V. Srinivasan: Ph.D. 1999, Washington University. Thesis: IP Lookups and Packet Classification; Nominated for ACM Thesis Prize. Worked at Microsoft Research, cofounded Sahasra Networks. Currently at Google.
Ph.D. 1999, ETH (co-advised with Bernhard Plattner). Thesis: IP lookups. Was Assistant Professor at Washington University. Currently Full Professor at the University of Konstantz.
Girish Chandranmenon: Ph.D.99, Washington University. Thesis: Reducing latency in web protocols to improve latency.
Currently Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Lucent Labs.
Other graduated Ph.D. students I have worked closely with without being co-advisor are:
Peyman Kazemian, Ph.D. 2014, Stanford (Advised by Nick McKeown). Thesis: Header Space Analysis. Currently co-founder of Forward Networks
Amy Murphy, D.Sc 2000, Washington University (Advised by Catalin Roman). Thesis: Mobile Applications. Was Assistant Professor at Rochester and Lugano. Currently research scientist at IRST in Trento.
Hari Adisheshu, D.Sc. 1999, Washington University. (Advised by Guru Parulkar). Thesis: Load Balancing and QoS, now at Lucent Bell Labs
Christos Papadapolous, D.Sc, 1999, Washington University (Advised by Guru Parulkar).
Was Assistant Professor at University of Southern California, now tenured Associate Professor at Colorado State
Manmohan Mysore: M.S. 2000, UCSD, Thesis: Multicast File Transfer Protocols. Was at Nomadix. Currently at Nokia
Sandeep Sikka: M.S. 1999, Washington University. Thesis: Memory allocators for network ASICs. Currently at Inktomi.
Rajib Ghosh: M.S. 1998, Washington University. Thesis: Symmetrical Routing and Reverse Path Congestion Control. Worked for Citibank and Jibe, acquired by Citrix.
Mahesh Jayaram: M.S. 1998, Washington University. Thesis: Fault Span of Crash Failures, Best Student Paper Award, PODC 96. Currently at Microsoft
Adam Costello: M.S. Thesis, 1998, Washington University. Thesis: Self-stabilization by Window Washing. Finished his Ph.D at Berkeley. Currently at Google.
M. Shreedhar: M.S. 1998, Washington University. Thesis: Deficit Round Robin, Sept 1994. Worked at Microsoft, co-founded Jott (acquired by Nuance). Currently co-founder of Elemental Foundry.