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George Porter


Computer Science and Engineering
University of California, San Diego
(affiliated with Seventh College)

Co-Director, Center for Networked Systems

Co-founder, inFocus Networks

Office Hours (Fall 2023 through Spring 2024): By appointment (as I'm on sabbatical right now)

Office: EBU3B 3104 (Directions to my office are here)

Email: gmporter@cs.ucsd.edu

University of California, San Diego
George Porter, Computer Science & Engineering Dept
9500 Gilman Dr. #0404
La Jolla, CA 92093-0404

Research overview

Developing novel computer networks to enable high-performance and sustainable computer systems.

About me

I am a Professor in the Systems and Networking Group in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. I'm the Co-Director of the Center for Networked Systems, and a Co-Founder of inFocus Networks. I have received a Google Focused Research Award, a NetApp Faculty Fellowship, and the NSF CAREER award. Previous to joining U.C. San Diego, I obtained my Ph.D. from the RAD Lab in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department at U.C. Berkeley. Before that I was an undergraduate in the Department of Computer Sciences at U.T. Austin.

Publications and CV

Link to my publications

Link to my CV

Selected projects





Mentor to Early Research Scholars Program (ERSP) participants

Fun fact: My Erdos number is 3 (Me → Scott ShenkerFoong Frances YaoPaul Erdös) and my Bacon Number is 3, making my Erdos-Bacon number 6.