Short Bio

Ítalo Cunha is an assistant professor at the Computer Science Department at UFMG, Brazil, since 2012. He developed his Ph.D. research at Technicolor Research and Innovation Paris and graduated from UPMC Sorbonne Universités in 2011. During his Ph.D. he also worked as a research intern at the University of Washington. His research focuses on improving network performance and reliability. Ítalo has helped implement novel network measurement tools like DTrack; deploy distributed global-scale Internet monitoring systems like LIFEGUARD and Sibyl; and build state-of-the-art research and experimentation platforms like PEERING. His contributions provide better visibility on Internet topology and routing dynamics, help network operators troubleshoot failures and performance problems, and empower other researchers. His research has received federal and private grants and his contributions have been published in conferences like ACM SIGCOMM, USENIX NSDI, and ACM IMC.