Ramakrishnan (Ram) Durairajan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science, and co-directs the Oregon Networking Research Group (ONRG) at the University of Oregon. Ram earned his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and his B.Tech. in Information Technology from the College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG), Anna University. Ram has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in various conferences, journals, and workshops. He has been leading teams of super-talented graduate and undergraduate students in federal, university, and industry research projects totaling over $3 Million. His research has been recognized with several awards including the NSF CAREER award, NSF CRII award, Ripple faculty fellowship, UO faculty research award, best paper awards from ACM CoNEXT and ACM SIGCOMM GAIA, and has been covered in several fora (NYTimes, MIT Technology Review, Popular Science, Boston Globe, Gizmodo, Mashable, among others). Recently, his research on Internet topology has been named as "One of the 100 Greatest Innovations" and has won a number of awards including UW-Madison CS Department "Graduate Research Award" for best dissertation research and the "Best of What's New" (in security category) by the Popular Science Magazine.