Here are the course requirements for NetSys295 during 2018-2019

Academic Year 2018/2019

Jun 7th, 2019, 11:00am, Calit2 Auditorium
Robotics Meet Wireless Communications: Opportunities and Challenges
Yasamin Mostofi,, UC Santa Barbara

May 10th, 2019, 11:00am, DBH 6011
Modern Story of Wireless - A Personal Perspective
Nambirejan Seshadri, UC San Diego

Apr. 19th, 2019, 11am, DBH 6011
Caching-enabled Device-to-device Communications for Video Transmission
Andreas Molisch, USC

Apr. 5th, 2019, 9:15am, MDEA
Error-Correcting Codes for Hyper-Speed Distributed Storage: from Theory to Practice
Xinmiao Zhang, Ohio State University

Mar. 15th, 2019, 11am, DBH 6011
Learning Shared Spectrum Occupancy: Wireless Networks Footprints, Topologies, and Radio Fingerprints
Danijela Cabric, UC Los Angeles

Mar. 1st, 2019, 11am, DBH 6011
Reliable Communication over Noisy Channels by Guessing Random Additive Noise Decoding (GRAND)
Muriel Médard, MIT

Feb. 8th, 2019, 11am, DBH 6011
Codes for Caching and Data Shuffling
Daniela Tuninetti, University of Illinois, Chicago

Dec. 7th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Internet-of-Things Analytics in the Era of Cloud-to-Things Continuum
Chenghsin Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University

Nov. 30th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Leveraging Side-Information for Learning and Optimization under Uncertainty with Applications in Social and Communication Networks
Atilla Eryilmaz, Ohio State University

Nov. 9th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Fundamental Limits of Active Learning and Optimization for Next Generation Wireless
Tara Javidi,, UC San Diego

Oct. 26th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Observing Cyber Threats in New Habitats
Daniel Marino, Symantec Research Labs

Academic Year 2017/2018

Jun. 8th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Intersections between Information Technology and Public Policy
Scott Jordan, UCI

Apr. 13th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
"Data for Good"
Jeanette Wing, Columbia University

Apr. 6th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
A Communication-Theoretic Perspective on the IOT
Ayfer Ozgur, Stanford University

Mar. 2nd, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Data-driven Approach in Networking
Xin Liu, UC Davis

Feb. 9th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Fifth Generation Cellular Wireless: What to Expect?
Ender Ayanoglu, UC Irvine

Jan. 26th, 2018, 11am, DBH 6011
Optimal Stochastic Control for Generalized Network Flow Problems
Eytan Modiano, MIT

Dec. 8th, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Drone IoT Networks for Virtual Human Teleportation
Jacob Chakareski, University of Alabama

Dec. 1st, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Developing a New Internet Architecture: Named Data Networking
Lixia Zhang, UCLA

Nov. 17th, 2017, 9:15am, MDEA
5G New Deployment Scenarios: Opportunities and Challenges
Reinaldo Valenzuela, Nokia Bell Labs

Oct. 13th, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Power Attacks in Multi-Tenant Data Centers: Threat and Defense
Shaolei Ren, University of California, Riverside

Oct. 6th, 2017, 9 am, MDEA
Towards a Principled Approach to Ensuring Communication Integrity of Mobile Systems
Morley Mao, University of Michigan

Academic Year 2016/2017

May 26th, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Software-Based Networks: Leveraging high-performance NFV platforms to meet future communication challenges
Suman Banerjee, University of California, Riverside

May 3rd, 2017, 3pm, DBH 6011
Edge Computing in the Extreme and its Applications
K. K. Ramakrishnan, UW-Madison

Apr. 28th, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Ethical and Engineering Challenges in the Internet of Things
Vint Cerf, Google

Mar. 10th, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Wireless and Wearable Cyber-Physical System for Non-invasive Sleep Quality Monitoring
Tam Vu, University of Colorado Denver

Mar. 3rd, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Enabling data sharing with secure computation
Dr. Vlad Kolesnikov, Bell Labs

Jan. 13th, 2017, 11am, DBH 6011
Frontier Networks: Context, Challenges, and Connectivity
Barath Raghavan, ICSI @ Berkeley

Dec. 9th, 2016, 11am, DBH 6011
Off-path TCP Exploits: An Oversight Yesterday, A Lingering Threat Today
Zhiyun Qian, University of California, Riverside

Nov. 4th, 2016, 11am, DBH 6011
DASH Streaming with Software Defined Networking Support
Roger Zimmermann, NUS

Oct. 21st, 2016, 11am, DBH 6011
A changing landscape: Securing the Interent of Things (IoT)
Sanjay Jha, UNSW

Academic Year 2015/2016

June 10th, 2016, 11am, DBH 4011
Video To Go: Optimizing video delivery over mobile networks
Bhaskar Krishnamachari, USC

June 3rd, 2016, 11am, DBH 6011
Bandits and Newsvendors: Joint Online Learning and Optimization in Wireless Networks
Bhaskar Krishnamachari, USC

May 26th, 2016, 2pm, DBH 4011
Dynamic Group Monitoring in Proximity-based Mobile Social Networks
Qi Han, Colorado School of Mines

March 18th, 2016, 11am, DBH 3011
Trusted sharing of threat related data among organizations
Tomas Sander, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Labs

Jan 8th, 2016, 11am, DBH 6011
Network Verification and Synthesis - When Hoare Meets Cerf
George Varghese, Microsoft Research

Nov 6th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Internet privacy: Towards more transparency
Balachander Krishnamurthy, AT&T Labs--Research

October 30th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Monitoring Urban Pollution using Mobile Crowd Sensing: The SoundCity Use Case
Valerie Issarny, INRIA, France

October 9th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Are the apps the source of all evil? A security and privacy perspective
Michalis Faloutsos, University of California, Riverside

Academic Year 2014/2015

May 22th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Cryptography, Moore's Law, and Hardware Foundations for Security
Paul Kocher, Cryptography Research

Apr. 24th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Real-Time Reliable Crowdsourcing Techniques for the Mobile Urban Crowd
Vana Kalogeraki, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Feb. 27th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Elastic Software Infrastructure to Support Computing Clouds for Cyber-Physical Systems
Douglas C. Schmidt, Vanderbilt University

Feb. 20th, 2015, 2pm, DBH 3011
Publish/Subscribe Internetworking and the H2020 POINT project
[ slides ]
George C. Polyzos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Feb. 13th, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
Cognition-based networks: applying cognitive science to wireless networking
Michele Zorzi, University of Padova, Italy

Jan. 23rd, 2015, 11am, DBH 6011
VANET Services and Mobile Vehicle Clouds
Mario Gerla, UCLA

Dec. 5th, 2014, 1:30pm, DBH 6011
Design and Analysis of Content-Caching Networks
Jim Kurose, UMass Amherst

October 31st, 2014, 11am, DBH 6011
Enabling social notifications at mass scale
Roman Vitenberg, Univ. of Oslo (on sabbatical at UCSB)

Academic Year 2013/2014

May 30th, 2014, 2pm, DBH 3011
Beastly Gadgets - Return-Oriented Programming Attacks against Modern Control-Flow Integrity Protection
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany

May 9th, 2014, 11am, DBH 6011
An Operating System Architecture for CyberPhysical Systems in Buildings and Grids: Steps toward Sustainable Energy Networks
David E. Culler, University of California Berkeley

April 18th, 2014, 11am, DBH 6011
Elements of Trust in Named-Data Networking
Gene Tsudik, University of California Irvine

April 4th, 2014, 11am, DBH 6011
SDN-Assisted Cross-Layer Multi-Stream Management for 3D Teleimmersion
Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 14th, 2014, 11am, DBH 3011
Lossless compression of high resolution medical images in a block-based storage system
Surendar Chandra, EMC

February 28th, 2014, 11am, DBH 6011
Innovating for Society: Realizing the Transformative Impact of Computing and Computation
Keith Marzullo, UC San Diego

February 14th, 2014, 11am, DBH 6011[CANCELLED: To be rescheduled]
Design and Analysis of Content Caching Networks
Jim Kurose, UMass Amherst

December 6th, 2013, 11am, DBH 6011
A Client-centric Approach to Interoperable Clouds
Mukesh Singhal, UC Merced

November 8th, 2013, 11am, DBH 6011
The confluence of communication, sensing and control in large scale wireless networks
Urbashi Mitra, USC

November 1st, 2013, 11am, DBH 6011
Cybersecurity Dynamics
Shouhuai Xui, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio


Academic Year 2012/2013

February 1, 2013, 11am, DBH 6011
Ken Calvert from Univ. of Kentucky

November 9, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Jeff Burke from UCLA

November 2, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Katia Obraczka from UCSC

October 12, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Upamanyu Madhow from UCSB

Academic Year 2011/2012

May 25, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Jorge Guajardo Merchan, Senior Scientist, Bosch Research and Technology Center

May 11, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Pablo Rodriguez, Telefonica Research

April 27, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Percolation and cascades: Random graph models of networks
Raissa D'Souza, UC Davis

February 24, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
"Fundamentals, Regulatory Issues, and the Future of Cognitive Radio Networks"
Vahid Tarokh, EE Dept., Harvard University

January 27, 2012, 11am, DBH 6011
Life in the WAM Continuum: Investigating fundamental properties of wireless and mobile networks
Mostafa Ammar, Georgia Institute of Technology

December 5, 2011, 11am, EH 2430
Efficient Inter-Datacenter Bulk Transfers with NetStitcher
Nikos Laoutaris, Telefonica Research

December 2, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
Skynet: A Cloud-Hopping Data Transfer Architecture
Aleksandar Kuzmanovic, Northwestern Univ.

December 1, 2011, 1pm, EH 2430
Active Sequential Hypothesis Testing
Tara Javidi, UCSD

November 18, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
Wireless Communication Systems in Adversarial Settings: Weaknesses & Approaches to Robustness
Guevara Noubir, Northeastern Univ.

October 28, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
Jam me if you can: Mitigating the Impact of Inside Jammers
Loukas Lazos, Univ. of Arizona

October 7, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
Opportunities and Challenges in Networking Named Data
Mark Baugher, Cisco


Academic Year 2010/2011

May 27, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
After Smart Phones, Cognitive Phones: Enabling Human Behavioral Applications and Networks
Andrew Campbell, Dartmouth College

April 22, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
Enabling Citizen Science to Enhance and Transform Health
Ramesh Rao, UCSD

April 8, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
Vehiciular Cyber-Physical Systems
Hari Balakrishnan, MIT

January 21, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
"Dynamic Secrets and Wireless Security"
Don Towsley, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

January 14, 2011, 11am, DBH 6011
"Information & Inference in the Wireless Physical Layer"
Vincent Poor, Princeton University

November 19, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"From Measurements to Sustainable Choices: Embedded Sensing for Efficient Resource Management in Buildings"
Mani Srivastava, UCLA

November 12, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Internet AD: Moving Beyond TCP/IP"
Martin Reisslein, Arizona State University

November 5, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Networked Sensor Systems: Perspectives and Future Directions"
Sajal Das, Univ. of Texas, Arlington

October 8, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Cyber-Security Architectures for Control Systems"
Carl Gunter, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Academic Year 2009/2010

May 28, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"From Badware to Malware: Taming the Malicious Web"
Giovanni Vigna, UCSB

April 23, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Network Coding for Distributed Storage"
Alex Dimakis, USC

April 9, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"The Internet as a Complex System"
Kihong Park, Purdue University

March 12, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Monitoring video quality inside a network"
Amy Reibman, AT&T Research

February 26, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Performance Monitoring in Service Provider Networks"
Paul Barford, University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 15, 2010, 11am, DBH 6011
"Recursive Networking"
Joe Touch, USC/ISI

November 20, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"Trust and Reputation in Networked Systems: Social, Information, Communication, Control"
John Baras, University of Maryland

October 30, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"Opportunistic Routing in Wireless Networks with Congestion Diversity"
Tara Javidi, UCSD

October 2, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"Modeling Jamming Attacks on Wireless Networks"
Radha Poovendran, University of Washington


Academic Year 2008/2009

June 5, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"Engineering Smart Systems"
Mani Chandy, Caltech

May 29, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"P2P Live Video Streaming"
Keith Ross, Polytechnic Institute of NYU

May 21, 2009, 2pm, DBH 6011
"Vehicular Urban Sensing: Dissemination and Retrieval"
Mario Gerla, UCLA

May 14, 2009, 2pm, DBH 6011
"Poisoning and Defending PCA-based Anomaly Detectors"
Nina Taft, Intel Research, Berkeley

May 7, 2009, 2pm, DBH 4011
"Hybrid Video on Demand Architecture with Supply-Demand based Optimization"
Ulas Kozat, DoCoMo USA Labs

May 1, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"Getting an Edge at High Speeds: Randomized Algorithms and Networking Hardware"
George Varghese, UCSD

April 23, 2009, 2pm, DBH 6011
"Reverse Engineering TCP/IP-like Networks"
Steven Low, Caltech

April 16, 2009, 2pm, DBH 6011
"Internet mapping: why wall street and main street should care"
kc claffy, CAIDA, UCSD

April 10, 2009, 11am, DBH 6011
"Optimization Problems in Social Networks"
David Kempe, USC

November 19, 2008, 5:30pm, Douglas Aud.
"My Work and My Life"
Leonard Kleinrock, UCLA


Academic Year 2007/2008

March 13, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Counter Braids: A Novel Counter Architecture"
Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University

March 6, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Power and Throughput Issues in Next-Generation Packet Switches"
Nick Bambos, Stanford University

February 28, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Fast Prototyping of Network Data Mining Applications"
Gianluca Iannaccone, Intel Research, Berkeley

February 21, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Programming Sensor Networks: A Tale of Two Perspectives"
Ramesh Govindan, University of Southern California

February 14, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Strategic Learning and Dynamics in Network and Computing Games"
Mihaela van der Schaar, University of California, Los Angeles

February 7, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Traffic Classification and User Profiling: A Novel Approach"
Michalis Faloutsos, University of California, Riverside

January 31, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Mitigating Attacks in Unstructured Multicast Overlay Networks"
Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Purdue University

January 25, 2008, 2:30pm, CalIT2 3008
"A Distributed Dynamic Frequency Allocation Algorithm For Ad Hoc Networks"
Vahid Tarokh, Harvard University

January 17, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Lessons in Engineering a Large Self-Managed Network"
Bruce Maggs, CMU and Akamai Technologies

January 10, 2008, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Improved Commnications Protocols for Better Wireless Privacy"
David Wetherall, Intel Research and University of Washington

November 2, 2007, 2pm, 3011 Bren Hall
“The Realities of Production Network Operations"
Vijay Gill, Google


Academic Year 2006/2007

May 18, 2006, 2pm, CalIT2 3008
"Avoiding Oscillations due to Intelligent Route Control Systems"
Constantine Dovrolis, Georgia Tech

April 20 , 2006, 3pm, CS 432
"A Public Key Infrastrcture to Support Secure Internet Routing"
Stephen T. Kent, BBN Technologies


Academic Year 2005/2006

Spring 2006 seminars are listed on the Spring 2006 Networked Systems Seminar webpage.


Academic Year 2004/2005

May 12 , 2005, 11am, CS432
"Secure Range-Independent Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks"
Radha Poovendran, University of Washington

Fall 2004 seminars are listed on the Fall 2004 Networked Systems Seminar webpage.

October 22, 2004, 9am, ELH 110
"Realistic Large-Scale Online Network Simulation"
Philip Papadopoulos, San Diego Supercomputer Center


Academic Year 2003/2004

April 28, 2004, 5pm, Douglas Auditorium
"Time-Triggered (TT) Ethernet"
Hermann Kopetz, Vienna University of Technology

April 22, 2004, 3pm, Douglas Auditorium
"Loop-free routing in Ad-hoc Networks using Labels"
J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, UCSC

March 19 , 2004, 11am, ICS 2-136
"NIRA: A New Internet Routing Architecture"
Xiaowei Yang, MIT

March 17 , 2004, 11am, CS 432
Yin Zhang, AT&T Labs-Research

March 12, 2004, 11am, Douglas Auditorium
"Security of ad hoc wireless networks"
Hisashi Kobayashi, Princeton University

March 8, 2004, 11am, CS432
"On Selfish Routing in Internet-like Environments"
Lili Qiu, Microsoft Research

February 6, 2004, 2pm, Douglas Auditorium
"Unified Framework for Optimal Video Streaming"
Keith Ross, Polytechnic University

December 1 , 2003, 11am, ET331
"Channel Assignment, Bit Allocation, and Power Control over OFDMA Networks using Game Theory"
Zhu Han, University of Maryland

November 6, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Ad hoc Networking with Swarm Intelligence"
Chien-Chung Shen, University of Delaware


Academic Year 2002/2003

May 1, 2003, 2pm, Douglas Auditorium
"PEDAMACS: Power efficient and delay aware medium access protocol for sensor networks"
Pravin Varaiya, U.C. Berkeley

April 22, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Design and Performance Modeling of Wireless Networks"
Benyuan Liu, University of Massachusetts

April 21, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Neighbor-Aware Control in Ad Hoc Networks"
Lichun Bao, U.C. Santa Cruz

April 11, 2003, 2pm, CS 432
"Profile-Based Data Delivery in Wide Area and Mobile Environments"
Laura Bright, University of Maryland

April 9, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Power Control and Its Application to Streaming Music Service in Future Wireless IP Networks"
Kin Leung, Lucent Bell Labs

April 8, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"A Predictive Framework for Mobility Management in Cellular Networks"
Amiya Bhattacharya, University of Texas

April 7, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Solving the Interdomain Routing Puzzle"
Zhuoqing Mao, U.C. Berkeley

April 4, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Adaptive Services: Enabling Seamless Communications Over Future Mobile Networks and Internet"
Xin Wang, Lucent Bell Labs

March 28, 2003, 2pm
"ADHOC-MAC: an efficient, reliable, MAC protocol for ad-hoc networks"
Luigi Fratta, Politecnico di Milano

March 20, 2003, 1:30, Douglas Auditorium
"Wi-Fi: What's Next?"
Paul S. Henry, AT&T Laboratories

March 7, 2003, 11am, CS 432
"Transport Layer Fairness on Wireless LANs"
Prasun Sinha, Lucent Bell Labs

February 28, 2003, 11am, ET 331
"Adaptive Transmission for Energy Efficiency in Wireless Data Networks"
Elif Uysal-Biyikoglu, Stanford University

February 13, 2003, 1:30pm, Douglas Auditorium
"Telecom Technology for the 21st Century"
Lawrence Rabiner, Rutgers University

February 12, 2003, 11am, Douglas Auditorium
"Internet Generations: Visions and Illusions"
Latif Ladid, IPv6 Forum

December 16, 2002, 11am, Douglas Auditorium
"Components, Web Services - Objects in Trouble?"
Clemens Szyperski, Microsoft Corporation

November 22, 2002, 11am, Douglas Auditorium
"Pervasive Computing: GAIA and Active Spaces"
Roy H. Campbell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

October 28, 2002, 2pm, Douglas Auditorium
"The Google Linux Cluster"
Urs H"lzle, Google Inc.


Academic Year 2001/2002

May 3 , 2002, 11am, CS 432
"A Middleware Architecture for Intrusion- and Fault-Tolerant Service Replication"
Paul Ezhilchelvan, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

April 19, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"QoS Routing for Next Generation High-Speed Networks: Challenges and Solutions"
Klara Nahrstedt, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

April 4, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"Information Dissemination and Resource Sharing in Mobile, Ad Hoc Networks"
Maria Papadopouli, Columbia University

March 13, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"From Personal Area Networks to Personal Networks: A User Oriented View"
I.G. Niemegeers, Delft University of Technology

March 8, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"Extending TCP to Wireless and Multihop Environments"
Mario Gerla, UCLA

February 28, 2002, 10am, ET 331
"Dynamic Modeling of Internet Traffic for Intrusion Detection"
Edmond Jonckheere, USC

February 26, 2002, 11am, ET 331
"Utility-Based Forward-link Resource Allocation for Wireless Voice & Data"
Chi Zhou, Northwestern University

February 25, 2002, 11am, ET 331
"Adaptive signal processing for DS-CDMA with short signatures"
Michael Honig, Northwestern University

February 15, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"New approaches to mobility for voice and data applications"
Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University

January 25, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"Practical Wide-area Database Replication"
Yair Amir, John Hopkins

January 18, 2002, 11am, CS 432
"How to Scale"
Lixia Zhang, UCLA

December 3, 2001, 5pm, Douglas Aud.
"The World Wide Telescope: Mining the Sky Part"
Jim Gray, Microsoft Research

November 16, 2001, 11am, CS 432
"Authenticated Encryption: Perspective and Status"
Virgil Gligor, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

October 12, 2001, 11am, CS 432
"Next Generation Networks"
Rich Gitlin, Columbia University



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