Position: Associate Professor
Research Directorate(s): Systems
Robert Morris is an assistant professor in MIT's EECS department and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He received a PhD from Harvard University for work on modeling and controlling networks with large numbers of competing connections. As a graduate student he helped design and build an ARPA-funded ATM switch with per-circuit hop-by-hop flow control. He led a mobile communication project which won a best student paper award from USENIX. He co-founded Viaweb, an e-commerce hosting service. His current interests include modular software-based routers, analysis of the aggregation behavior of Internet traffic, and scalable ad-hoc routing.
Recent and/or Significant Publications:
Jinyang Li, John Jannotti, Douglas S. J. De Couto, David R Karger, Robert Morris, “A Scalable Location Service for Geographic Ad Hoc Routing”, ACM Mobicom 2000, Boston, MA.
R. Morris, E. Kohler, J. Jannotti, M. Frans Kaashoek, “The Click Modular Router”, In the Proceedings of the 17th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP ’99), Kiawah Island, South Carolina, December 1999, pages 217-231.
Lin, D., And Morris, R., “Dynamics of Random Earl Detection,” SIGCOMM 1997 Conference.