• Dr Marjan Falahrastegar has passed her PhD viva with a thesis entitled “The Complex Third-Party Tracking Ecosystem: A Multi-Dimensional Perspective“. Congratulations (December)!
  • Dr. Gareth Tyson has been awarded a grant (alongside University of Cambridge) for bootstrapping a new measurement infrastructure in Africa: AIMO. The pump-priming project will last 6 months, and will support initial deployments in South Africa (October).
  • Timm Böttger has won this year’s Brendan Murphy Memorial Young Researcher Prize for his presentation at MSN’16 about his recent research on Netflix (July).
  • Dr. Gareth Tyson has been awarded the Outstanding Reviewer Award at the 10th AAAI International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM). This is the premier conference for social media research (May).
  • Prof. Steve Uhlig has been appointed as Area Editor for IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking. Congratulations (April)!
  • The Networks Group will be leading organisation of the next Passive and Active Measurements Conference (PAM) – Prof. Steve Uhlig will be the TPC chair of PAM 2017, hosted in Sydney (April).
  • Paper “Privacy-aware Multipath Video Caching for Content-Centric Networks” by Dr. Gareth Tyson, Prof. Steve Uhlig and collaborators has been accepted in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). This is one of the highest impact journals in the field, with an impact factor of 3.45 (February).
  • Paper “Tracking Personal Identifiers Across the Web” by Marjan Falahrastegar, Dr. Hamed HaddadiProf. Steve Uhlig and collaborators has been accepted in the Passive and Active Measurement conference (PAM). This is one of the top conferences for Internet measurements research (January).
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