Alumnus Aaron Falk Named Chair of the Internet Research Task Force

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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.

Published May 2, 2005