Tue Oct 9, 2018

LINC visit by Dr. M. Nelson, Cloudflare

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Today, we had the pleasure of presenting the Lab’s research activities to our visiting guest, Dr. Mike Nelson, Tech Strategist at Cloudflare. The research activities presented included the EU funded projects: Unicorn and ENEDI, as well as discussion about various other research projects the laboratory is currently working on.

Dr. Michael R. Nelson advises governments and corporations on Internet technology issues for Cloudflare, a startup that has improved the performance and security of more than ten million Web sites worldwide. Prior to joining Cloudflare in early 2015, he worked for Microsoft, Bloomberg, IBM, and taught Internet studies at Georgetown University. In the 1990s he was Special Assistant for Information Technology at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. There he worked with Vice President Gore and President Clinton's Science Advisor on issues relating to the Global Information Infrastructure. He earned a B.S. from Caltech and a Ph.D. from MIT