Networking Research

Applied Networking Research Prize Winners – July 2017

By: Chris Harris

Date: July 5, 2017

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The Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) is awarded for recent results in applied networking research that are relevant for transitioning into shipping Internet products and related standardization efforts. The ANRP awards presented during IETF 98 went to the following individuals:

Yossi Gilad for the path-end validation extension to the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI). See the full paper at

Alistair King for a framework to enable efficient processing of large amounts of distributed and/or live Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) data. See the full paper at

Gilad and King presented their findings to the Internet Research Task Force open meeting during IETF 98. Slides are available at and Thanks to Meetecho, audio and video from the presentations is also available at (from 00:15:25).

ANRP winners have been selected for all of the IETF meetings in 2017. The following winners will be next to present their work at the IETF 99 meeting in Prague:

Stephen Checkoway, an assistant professor in the department of computer science at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Checkoway will present a systematic analysis of the Juniper dual elliptic curve (EC) incident.

Philipp Richter, a doctoral student in the INET group at the Technical University of Berlin. Richter will present a multiperspective analysis of carrier-grade network address translator (NAT) deployment.

The call for nominations for the 2018 ANRP award cycle will open in mid-2017. Join the [email protected] mailing list for all ANRP related notifications.