NGN Webinar Series

The Next Generation Networking (NGN) Webinar series covers all aspects of network technology, such as security, routing, protocols and applications (e.g. web). The talks bring together researchers from across the UK, as well as further afield. They take place on Fridays at 16:00. If you would like to present, please contact Gareth Tyson.

2021

10-Dec-21Nishanth Sastry How to be “smart” about choosing your mobile operator
26-Nov-21Oliver HohlfeldWhat’s in the DDoS jar?
12-Nov-21Stephen McquistinCharacterising the IETF Through the Lens of RFC Deployment
29-Oct-21Jonatan LangletZero-CPU Collection with Direct Telemetry Access
22-Oct-21Stratis IoannidisCache Networks with Optimality Guarantees
15-Oct-21Nicolas Gaillydrand: decentralised & publicly verifiable randomness beacon
01-Oct-21Alan MislovePrivacy and discrimination threats in social network ad targeting & delivery
16-Jul-21Fernando RamosAutomatic Parallelization of Software Network Functions
18-Jun-21Marwan FayedA Networking and Systems Researcher’s Guide to Cloudflare (and Cloudflare Research)
04-Jun-21Kyle SimpsonRevisiting the Classics: Online RL in the Programmable Dataplane
21-May-21Georgios SmaragdakisOne Year Lockdown: COVID-19 and the Internet
07-May-21Narseo Vallina RodriguezPrivacy and Security Risks in the Android Supply Chain
23-Apr-21Anna Maria MandalariConsumer IoT Devices: Privacy Implications and Mitigations
09-Apr-21Jess PhillipsIntro to EPSRC Funding
26-Mar-21Ruben CuevasThe Yin and Yang sides of Facebook’s personal data exploitation
12-Mar-21Richard CleggStatistics of Internet traffic volumes
26-Feb-21Angelos MarneridesTracking IoT botnets in the wild
12-Feb-21Michio HondaPrism: Proxies without the Pain
29-Jan-21Phil TeeGraphs and Network Management
15-Jan-21Alexandra SilvaModel learning QUIC

2020

11-Dec-20Matthias WählischImpactful measurements cost time and nerves: On the Examples of Infrastructure Security aka RPKI, DNS, and Web Certificate
04-Dec-20Xuehui (Rachel) HuUntangling the web browsing history by tracking the trackers in the wild
27-Nov-20Christian RothenbergTrends in Fluid Network Control and Data Planes
20-Nov-20Anirudh SivaramanBuilding better compilers for fast packet processing
13-Nov-20Gabor RetvariRethinking the software network stack: Models, algorithms and extensions
06-Nov-20Stephen McQuistinParsing Protocol Standards to Parse Standard Protocols
30-Oct-20Amreesh PhokeerMeasuring Internet Resilience in Africa
16-Oct-20Aurojit PandaBertha: Tunneling through the network API
02-Oct-20Joseph DoyleConsoldiation of Services in Mobile Edge Clouds using a Learning-based Framework
25-Sep-20Eder LeaoOpen Virtual Network (OVN): Overview and scalability challenge
18-Sep-20Sukhpal GillHolistic Resource Management for Sustainable and Reliable Cloud Computing: An Innovative Solution to Global Challenge
04-Sep-20Frederic LouiRouter for Academia, Research and Education (RARE)
07-Aug-20Emiliano De CristofaroPrivacy in ML
24-Jul-20Pushkal AgarwalCharacterising a multi-lingual social network
17-Jul-20Theo BensonSoftware Defined Networking, data centers, clouds, and configuration management
03-Jul-20Rongpeng LiData-based Analyses and Learning for Service Provisioning
26-Jun-20Emeka ObioduExtending the 999 voice system to data services
19-Jun-20Marco ChiesaA High-Speed Load-Balancer Design with Guaranteed Per-Connection-Consistency
12-Jun-20Stefan SchmidSelf-adjusting networks
05-Jun-20Christos NikolaouLink-flood attacks
29-May-20Gianni AntichiNetwork telemetry on a budget
22-May-20George ParisisInferring functional connectivity from network events in large scale network deployments
15-May-20Paul PatrasEven Black Cats Cannot Stay Hidden in the Dark: Full-band De-anonymization of Bluetooth Classic Devices
07-May-20Yiannis PsarasDesign of IPFS
30-Apr-20Poonam YadavFederated Learning in MUD compliant Edge Networks
23-Apr-20Posco TsoEnabling Heterogeneous Network Function Chaining
16-Apr-20Yehia ElkhatibIoTNetSim: Modelling and Simulating End-to-End IoT Services
09-Apr-20Vasileios GiotsasA first look at the abuse and misuse of the IPv4 transfer market
02-Apr-20Jon CrowcroftFTP and tracer apps