Lixia Zhang

Professor, UCLA

Dec. 1st, 2017, 11am-12pm, DBH 6011


Developing a New Internet Architecture: Named Data Networking


The Internet has become an indispensable part in our modern society. In this talk I will share my observation from watching the Internet's growth over the last 36 years, then speculate its potential evolution toward a new protocol architecture, Named Data Networking. I will give a basic sketch of NDN, share our experience in NDN development over the last few years, and discuss research challenges in its realization.

Speaker Bio:

Lixia Zhang received her Ph.D in computer science from MIT, worked at Xerox PARC for some years, and has been a professor in the Computer Science Department of UCLA since 1995. Since 2010 she has been working on the Named Data Network project (