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Name Peter T. Kirstein
E-mail p.kirstein@cs.ucl.ac.uk
Organisation University College London (GB)
Position Professor of Computer Communications Systems


Peter Kirstein is Professor of Computer Communications Systems and Director of Research in the Department of Computer Science, University College London.
Peter Kirstein has been leading research projects in computer communications - mostly in collaboration with European and US colleagues. Amongst these activities are developments in multimedia, active networks, network management, and security applications, and piloting them in the Research Community in Europe and elsewhere. He is currently Director of the NATO and EC-sponsored Silk and SPONGE projects, which are providing a regional satellite based access to the Internet for the NRENs of the Southern Caucasus and Central Asia, and leads the multimedia activities in the EC-sponsored ones on IPv6 deployment (6NET) and security (SEINIT).
Peter was awarded the CBE for Internetwork Research. He is a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society, Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Science, and Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and the Institution of Electrical Engineering. He has written some 200 papers and one book. He has received the Postel award, the SIGCOMM99 and the IEE Informatics Division Senior award for his contributions to the international development of the Internet.

Peter T. Kirstein is a speaker in the following presentations:

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