News from Justine Sherry's Research Group

We’re seeing some press coverage on our BBR findings which were published last week at the Internet Measurement Conference. To clear up questions and doubts, I’ve written a Medium post in Q&A format.

October 28, 2019

Ranysha Ware presented our research on modeling the BBR congestion control algorithm at IMC 2019. Watch her presentation on how and why BBR can be unfair to other senders on the Internet here, and read the paper to learn more.

October 22, 2019

Gizmodo asked me and several Internet experts, ‘What would it take to shut down the entire Internet?’

September 30, 2019

Current Teaching: Information for 15-441/641 is all online at

August 20, 2019

My keynote presentation at the Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Comunicação e Sistemas Distribuídos is now online. I the talk, I discuss testing and evaluation of fairness for new congestion control algorithms. Watch here in Portuguese.

May 10, 2019

Google gave our group a Faculty Research Award to study Internet fairness and BBR congestion control. Thank you, Google!

March 15, 2019

The NSF awarded our group a grant to study fairness on the Internet. Thank you, NSF!

March 01, 2019

My PhD student Nirav was interviewed about his career path from high school in India to graduate school at CMU.

February 15, 2019

My PhD student Ranysha was named a Facebook Emerging Scholar. Congratulations, Ray!

December 19, 2018

Popular Science interviewed me on why websites always seem to break at the worst possible times.

July 18, 2018