Matthew Caesar

 Matthew Caesar
Matthew Caesar he/him/his
Professor of Computer Science
(847) 323-2968
3118 Siebel Center for Comp Sci

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  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2007

Research Interests

  • Simplifying management and improving reliability of distributed systems and networks through principles of self-organization and self-diagnosis, with an emphasis on wide-area networks and networked systems.
  • My research focuses on the design, analysis, and implementation of distributed systems and networks on the extremely large scale, with an emphasis on network operations, measurement, and availability. I am particularly interested in improving availability and performance of the Internet infrastructure, including routing, DNS, and data centers.

Research Areas

  • Sensing, Networking and Cyber-Physical Systems

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 437 CHI (CS 437 CSP, CS 437 DSO, CS 437 IOT, CS 437 IT3, CS 437 IT4, CS 437 ITG, CS 437 ITU, CS 437 MC3, CS 437 MC4, CS 437 MCS) - Topics in Internet of Things
  • CS 497 - CS Team Project
  • CS 498 ISE (CS 498 IT3, CS 498 IT4, CS 498 ITC, CS 498 ITF, CS 498 ITO) - Internet of Things
  • ECE 435 (CS 436) - Computer Networking Laboratory