Ramakrishnan (Ram) Durairajan, Department of Computer Science

Ramakrishnan (Ram) Durairajan, assistant professor of computer science

Ramakrishnan (Ram) Durairajan

Assistant Professor
Co-director, Oregon Networking Research Group
Practice Areas: Computer Science

Faculty bio | Research website 

Ram Durairajan is an academic expert in cybersecurity, computer networking, multi-cloud computing, internet data science and programmable Optics. He's interested in developing new techniques and tools to empirically measure issues, properties and characteristics of the Internet; and building decision-support systems to enhance Internet robustness by mitigating risks, outages, and cybersecurity issues identified using empirical measurements. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and is a recipient of a 2022 National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty. 

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UO computer scientist is the latest to get NSF Career Award (Around the O, March 21, 2022)
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