- Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, CU Computer Laboratory
Jon Crowcroft has been the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the Computer Laboratory since October 200. He has worked in the area of Internet support for multimedia communications for over 30 years. Three main topics of interest have been scalable multicast routing, practical approaches to traffic management, and the design of deployable end-to-end protocols. Current active research areas are Opportunistic Communications, Social Networks, and techniques and algorithms to scale infrastructure-free mobile systems. He leans towards a "build and learn" paradigm for research.
For biography see www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~jac22/