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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 95 Citations 56,791 203 World Ranking 200 National Ranking 121

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Awards & Achievements

2021 - IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal “For contributions to internet router architecture and software-defined networking.”

2015 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2011 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to the design, analysis, and engineering of high-performance routers.

2009 - IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award “For pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of inputqueued switches, their scheduling algorithms, and router buffers.”

2006 - ACM Fellow For contributions to network switching and queueing.

2005 - IEEE Fellow For development of virtual output queue in optimizing network switch design.

2004 - Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)

1997 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Computer network
  • Operating system
  • The Internet

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Computer network, Network packet, Distributed computing, Throughput and Scheduling. His work deals with themes such as Wireless, The Internet and Crossbar switch, which intersect with Computer network. His Network packet research incorporates themes from Bridging, Data mining and Router.

The Distributed computing study combines topics in areas such as Network architecture, Scalability, Virtualization, Header and Downtime. His study focuses on the intersection of Throughput and fields such as Queueing theory with connections in the field of Queue, Bandwidth-delay product, Bufferbloat and CoDel. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Packet loss, Control theory and Priority Number.

His most cited work include:

  • OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks (7096 citations)
  • NOX: towards an operating system for networks (1361 citations)
  • A network in a laptop: rapid prototyping for software-defined networks (1250 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Nick McKeown focuses on Computer network, Network packet, Packet switching, Router and Distributed computing. His studies in Computer network integrate themes in fields like The Internet and Throughput. His Network packet study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Load balancing, Backbone network, Network switch and Crossbar switch.

Nick McKeown has researched Router in several fields, including Bottleneck and NetFPGA. In NetFPGA, Nick McKeown works on issues like Ethernet, which are connected to Local area network. His work carried out in the field of Distributed computing brings together such families of science as Network architecture, Network traffic control, Virtualization and Server.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Computer network (63.11%)
  • Network packet (38.67%)
  • Packet switching (20.89%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Network packet (38.67%)
  • Computer network (63.11%)
  • Embedded system (7.56%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Nick McKeown mostly deals with Network packet, Computer network, Embedded system, Software and Latency. His research in Network packet is mostly concerned with Forwarding plane. His work on Computer network is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Table.

Nick McKeown focuses mostly in the field of Embedded system, narrowing it down to topics relating to Scheduling and, in certain cases, Network scheduler. Nick McKeown interconnects Workload, Probabilistic logic, Scale and Similarity in the investigation of issues within Software. His Latency research includes elements of Network congestion, Central processing unit and Networking hardware.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Packet Transactions: High-Level Programming for Line-Rate Switches (158 citations)
  • PISCES: A Programmable, Protocol-Independent Software Switch (105 citations)
  • Programmable Packet Scheduling at Line Rate (100 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Computer network
  • Operating system
  • The Internet

Network packet, Computer network, Compiler, Software and Virtual machine are his primary areas of study. The concepts of his Network packet study are interwoven with issues in Datalog, Priority queue, Rate-monotonic scheduling, Embedded system and Scheduling. His study in Network congestion, Earliest deadline first scheduling and Lottery scheduling falls within the category of Computer network.

His studies deal with areas such as Forwarding plane, Analysis of parallel algorithms, Network switch and Microcode as well as Network congestion. The various areas that Nick McKeown examines in his Software study include Table, Reachability and OpenFlow. His Virtual machine research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Codebase, Debugging, Communications protocol and Hypervisor.

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Best Publications

OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks

Nick McKeown;Tom Anderson;Hari Balakrishnan;Guru Parulkar.
acm special interest group on data communication (2008)

10172 Citations

NOX: towards an operating system for networks

Natasha Gude;Teemu Koponen;Justin Pettit;Ben Pfaff.
acm special interest group on data communication (2008)

2099 Citations

A network in a laptop: rapid prototyping for software-defined networks

Bob Lantz;Brandon Heller;Nick McKeown.
acm special interest group on data communication (2010)

2013 Citations

Achieving 100% throughput in an input-queued switch

N. McKeown;A. Mekkittikul;V. Anantharam;J. Walrand.
IEEE Transactions on Communications (1999)

1651 Citations

The iSLIP scheduling algorithm for input-queued switches

Nick McKeown.
IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking (1999)

1606 Citations

P4: programming protocol-independent packet processors

Pat Bosshart;Dan Daly;Glen Gibb;Martin Izzard.
acm special interest group on data communication (2014)

1475 Citations

Ethane: taking control of the enterprise

Martin Casado;Michael J. Freedman;Justin Pettit;Jianying Luo.
acm special interest group on data communication (2007)

1382 Citations

ElasticTree: saving energy in data center networks

Brandon Heller;Srini Seetharaman;Priya Mahadevan;Yiannis Yiakoumis.
networked systems design and implementation (2010)

1148 Citations

FlowVisor: A Network Virtualization Layer

Rob Sherwood;Glen Gibb;Kok-Kiong Yap;Guido Appenzeller.
(2009)

1047 Citations

Packet classification on multiple fields

Pankaj Gupta;Nick McKeown.
acm special interest group on data communication (1999)

1032 Citations

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