Nick Feamster has been awarded the Rising Star Award by ACM SIGCOMM www.sigcomm.org, ACM’s Special Interest Group on Data Communications, for his pioneering contributions to network operations and security. Feamster, an assistant professor at Georgia Tech, was cited for outstanding research contributions early in his career in network operations and security. His ongoing work with network operators has resulted in innovative and practical systems for making networks more secure, more available, and easier to manage. He will receive the award and deliver the keynote address at the ACM International Conference on emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies (CoNEXT) December 1, in Philadelphia, PA, USA http://conferences.sigcomm.org/co-next/2010/ .
The full press release from ACM SIGCOMM is here.