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Aleksander Kuzmanovic Named Lisa Wissner-Slivka and Benjamin Slivka Professor

He leads the Northwestern Networks Group, a computer networking research team

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December 11, 2009

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Aleksander Kuzmanovic, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwesetern, has been named the Lisa Wissner-Slivka and Benjamin Slivka Professor.

Kuzmanovic's research focuses on computer networking with an emphasis on design, measurements, analysis, denial-of-service resiliency and prototype implementation of protocols and algorithms for the Internet. He leads the Northwestern Networks Group, a computer networking research team consisting of doctoral candidates and visiting faculty.

He has received many awards and honors, including a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2008 and the Microsoft Research Trustworthy Computing Award in 2006.

Kuzmanovic joined the Northwestern faculty in 2005. He also is a visiting professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.