Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

ISR alum Aaron Falk named chair of IRTF


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


Falk is a computer scientist at the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute, where his latest research work is focused on the new XCP Internet protocol, aimed at easing Internet congestion.

He earned a MS in Systems Engineering in 1994. While here, along with Douglas Dillon, Ilya Faenson and William Stanton (Hughes Network Systems); and Professor John S. Baras (ECE/ISR), Narin Suphasindhu, Vivek Arora and Tim Kirkwood of CSHCN, Falk was one of the inventors and coders of the prototype system for DirecPC (now DirecWay), a system that delivers broadband Internet access via satellite.

May 14, 2005


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Ulukus Named IEEE ITSOC Distinguished Lecturer for 2018-2019

Khaligh, McCluskey receive Boeing funding for more electric aircraft

Fischell Institute Now Accepting Fellowship Applications

Scholarship Opportunity for Transfer Students

University of Maryland Drone Pilot to Support Dominica Recovery After Hurricane Maria

Profile and interview with John Baras in IEEE Control Systems Magazine

Article on Maryland TMV research named 'Highlight of 2017' by the journal Nanotechnology

UMD researchers find listening to sound changes how neurons interact within the brain

Khaligh, Dusmex granted patent for plug-in electric vehicle powertrain system

UMD Researchers Focus Energy on Current Collector Improvements

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar