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George Varghese

George Varghese

George Varghese obtained his Ph.D in 1992 from MIT. He worked from 1993-1999 at Washington University, and from 1999 to 2012 at UCSD, both as professor of computer science. He won the ONR Young Investigator Award in 1996, and was elected to be a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 2002. His book "Network Algorithmics" was published in December 2004 by Morgan-Kaufman. In May 2004, he co-founded NetSift Inc. which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2005. He joined Microsoft Research in 2012. He was the 2014 winner of the IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award for his work in “algorithmics and its applications to high-speed packet networks”.  He was the 2014 winner of the ACM SIGCOMM Award "for sustained and diverse contributions to network algorithmics, with far reaching impact in both research and industry" Past winners can be found at

This web page is still being updated.  A more updated source of recent work is my UCSD page at  The only papers listed below are those with coauthors at Microsoft who have entered them.   A more complete source of recent papers is