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Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus

David Cheriton

Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Cheriton's research includes the areas of high-performance distributed systems, and high-speed computer communication with a particular interest in protocol design. He leads the Distributed Systems Group in the TRIAD project, focused on understanding and solving problems with the Internet architecture. He has also been teaching and writing about object-oriented programming, building on his experience with OOP in systems building.


PhD, Waterloo (1978)