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Alumnus Aaron Falk Named Chair of the Internet Research Task Force

Alumnus Aaron Falk Named Chair of the Internet Research Task Force


ECE alumnus Aaron Falk has been named the new Chair of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF). The IRTF is a confederation of researchers in academia and industry who coordinate research, foster collaboration, and exchange information on Internet research.

Falk currently serves as a Computer Scientist at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute. While studying as a graduate student at the University of Maryland, Falk co-invented and coded the prototype system for DirecPC, a system to deliver broadband Internet access via satellite. His latest research work is focused on the new XCP Internet protocol, aimed at easing Internet congestion.

May 2, 2005


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