Professor Sanjay Rao receives 2011 ACM SIGMETRICS Test of Time Award

Professor Sanjay Rao
Professor Sanjay Rao
This award recognizes the impact and lasting influence of papers published in the SIGMETRICS conference 10-12 years ago. Professor Rao's paper, "A Case for End System Multicast", was the first to show the viability of a peer-to-peer approach to Internet video broadcasting and conferencing.

Sanjay Rao has been awarded the 2011 ACM SIGMETRICS Test of Time Award (ToTA) for his paper "A Case For End System Multicast", co-authored with colleagues in Carnegie Mellon. This award recognizes the impact and lasting influence of a paper published in the SIGMETRICS conference 10-12 years ago. Professor Rao's paper was the first to show the viability of a peer-to-peer approach to Internet video broadcasting and conferencing, and has inspired many follow-on efforts both in the academic community and industry.