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Stanford University Networking Seminar

Stanford's NetSeminar is a biweekly seminar covering networking-related topics. Speakers come from academia and industry and the talks are open to the public. When possible, talks will be recorded and posted online. We typically start at 12:15pm (lunch at 11:45am) at Gates Bld — Room 104, unless otherwise mentioned.

NetSeminar is run by graduate students, and it is generously supported by the Stanford Computer Forum.

2016-17 Schedule

Date Speaker Title Slides Video
October 13
Packard 202
Xiaozhou Li
Barefoot Networks
Be Fast, Cheap and in Control with SwitchKV pdf watch
October 27
Packard 202
Jonathan Perry
MIT / Stanford
Flowtune: Flowlet-based Datacenter Network Resource Allocation pdf watch
November 8
Gates 463A
Yotam Harchol
VMware Research / Hebrew University
Making Network Functions Software-Defined pdf watch
December 8
Gates 104
Nate Foster
Cornell / Barefoot Networks
Software Synthesis for Networks pdf watch
January 19
Gates 104
Ben Pfaff and Justin Pettit
OVN: An SDN System for Virtual Networking pdf watch
February 2
Gates 104
Kathleen Nichols
Listening to Networks pdf watch
February 16
Gates 104
Pengyu Zhang
WiFi without Batteries pdf watch
March 2
Gates 104
Deepak Pathania
PCI Express switch over Ethernet or Distributed IO Systems for Ubiquitous Computing and IoT Solutions pdf watch
March 16
Gates 104
Radhika Mittal
Revisiting Network Support for RDMA pdf watch
April 13
Gates 104
Lixin Shi
Pi Inc. / MIT
Orientation-Independent Wireless Charging of Multiple Mobile Devices At a Distance N/A N/A
April 27
Gates 415
Max Mellette
Rethinking Optical Switching in the Data Center N/A N/A
May 11
Gates 104
Mina Tahmasbi Arashloo
SNAP: Stateful Network-Wide Abstractions for Packet Processing pdf watch
May 25
Gates 104
Monia Ghobadi
Microsoft Research
Programmable Topologies pdf watch
June 6
Gates 415
Amy Ousterhout
Flexplane: An Experimentation Platform for Resource Management in Datacenters pdf watch


Directions to the Gates Building and Nearby Parking.

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To suggest speakers, request topics or for more information please contact Lavanya Jose or Eyal Cidon.

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