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William H. Sanders
Department Head
306 N. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Ph: (217) 333-2300
Fax: (217) 244-7075

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Matthew Caesar

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Matthew Caesar
Matthew Caesar
Associate Professor
  • Computer Science
3118 Siebel Center for Comp Sci
201 N. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(847) 323-2968


  • Computer Science


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2007

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Research Interests

  • Simplifying management and improving reliability of distributed systems and networks through principles of self-organization and self-diagnosis, with an emphasis on wide-are networks and networked systems.
  • My research focuses on the design, analysis, and implementation of distributed systems and networks on the extremely large scale, with an emphasis on network operations, measurement, and availability. I am particularly interested in improving availability and performance of the Internet infrastructure, including routing, DNS, and data centers.

Research Areas

  • Communication networks
  • Computer architecture
  • Computer security, privacy, and information trust
  • Operating systems
  • Parallel processing