Alex C. Snoeren is a Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California, San Diego, where he is a member of the Systems and Networking Research Group. His research interests include operating systems, distributed computing, and mobile and wide-area networking.

Professor Snoeren received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003) and an M.S. in Computer Science (1997) and Bachelors of Science in Computer Science (1996) and Applied Mathematics (1997) from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (2009), a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2004), the MIT EECS George M. Sprowls Doctoral Dissertation Award (Honorable Mention, 2003), and best-paper awards at the ACM SIGCOMM (2001, 2007) and USENIX OSDI (2008) conferences.