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 and Security research groups. His research interests include computer networks, distributed systems, and many aspects of Internet security and privacy.

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 Fellow of the ACM (2018) and IEEE (2020), recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (2009), a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2004), the MIT EECS George M. Sprowls Doctoral Dissertation Award (Honorable Mention, 2003), the Georgia Tech College of Computing Outstanding Undergraduate Award (1996), and best-paper awards at the ACM SIGCOMM (2001, 2007, 2018) and USENIX OSDI (2008) conferences.