Dr. K. K. Ramakrishnan is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California,
Riverside. Previously, he was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Labs-Research. He joined
AT&T Bell Labs in 1994 and was with AT&T Labs-Research since its inception in 1996. Prior to 1994, he was a
Technical Director and Consulting Engineer in Networking at Digital Equipment Corporation. Between 2000 and
2002, he was at TeraOptic Networks, Inc., as Founder and Vice President.
Dr. Ramakrishnan is an ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow and an AT&T Fellow, recognized for his fundamental contributions on communication networks, congestion control, traffic management, VPN services, and a lasting impact on AT&T and the industry. His work on the "DECbit" congestion avoidance protocol received the ACM Sigcomm Test of Time Paper Award in 2006. He has published nearly 300 papers and has 183 patents issued in his name. K.K. has been on the editorial board of several journals and has served as the TPC Chair and General Chair for several networking conferences. K. K. received his MTech from the Indian Institute of Science (1978), MS (1981) and Ph.D. (1983) in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
Dr. Jiachen Chen is a Postdoctoral Associate at WINLAB, Rutgers University. He received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in Software Engineering from Fudan University, China, and Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of Göttingen, Germany. His research interests are in the area of Information-Centric Networks (ICN), Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and network