Vyas Sekar

Office: 2122, CIC
email: vsekar at andrew dot cmu edu

I am an Assistant Professor in the ECE Department at Carnegie Mellon University, where I am part of CyLab. My research spans networking, security, and systems. This includes work on:
  • design and management of network appliances or ``middleboxes''
  • content/video delivery systems
  • various aspects of network and systems security

    Please look at my publications page for recent papers on these topics (and others)


    Spring 2014: INI 14-817/ECE 18-739 Network Security and Management
    Fall 2013: CSE690-01 Advanced Networks: Software-defined Networking and Beyond
    Spring 2013: CSE534 Fundamentals of Computer Networks
    Fall 2012: CSE592 Advanced Topics in Computing: Recent Advances in Networking

    Current Ph.D Students

    Athula Balachandran (co-advised with Srini Seshan)
    Seyed Kaveh Fayazbakhsh
    Zafar Ayyub Qazi (co-advised with Samir Das)


    Conference Organization

    CoNEXT 2012 Student Workshop Co-chair
    HotMiddlebox 2013 Co-chair
    CoNext 2013 Travel Grants

    Program committees

    2014: NSDI , SIGCOMM , CoNext , NDSS , HotSDN , ONS Research Track , ANCS , SIGCOMM Posters/Demos
    2013: SIGCOMM , CCS , CoNext, NSDI Demo/Poster, ANCS , IWQoS , Networking , Performance , ICPADS , Globecom NFV Demos
    2011: IMC, SIGCOMM Demos/Posters, ICCCN

    Selected awards and honors

  • Best papers: ACM SIGCOMM 2012, ACM CoNext 2013, ACM Multimedia 2009
  • Fast-tracked papers: IEEE Transactions on Networking (twice)
  • Invited CACM Research Highlights
  • President's Gold Medal, IIT Madras