Lars Eggert

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Lars Eggert is the Technical Director for Networking at NetApp, based near Helsinki, Finland.

Lars is an experienced technology leader with deep expertise in distributed systems, network architectures and protocol design, ranging from the Internet to datacenter to IoT/edge environments. He drives NetApp’s networking strategy through academic collaborations with top universities and open source collaborations.

Lars has been leading Internet standards for two decades as a member of the IETF’s steering group and architecture board. He has also chaired the IETF’s research arm, the IRTF. He currently chairs the QUIC working group, which designs a major new Internet protocol. He also serves on the program and organization committees of academic conferences such as ACM SIGCOMM and USENIX NSDI, as well as numerous other boards.

Lars received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2003. Before joining NetApp in 2011, he was a Principal Scientist at Nokia and served on the corporation’s CTO and CEO Technology Councils. In parallel, from 2009-2014, Lars was an Adjunct Professor at Aalto University. From 2003-2006, he was a senior researcher at NEC Labs.

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RFCs (20)

rfc3884 Sep 2004 Use of IPsec Transport Mode for Dynamic Routing
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc4858 May 2007 Document Shepherding from Working Group Last Call to Publication
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc5203 Apr 2008 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Registration Extension
Cited by 6 RFCs
rfc5204 Apr 2008 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Rendezvous Extension
Cited by 15 RFCs
rfc5207 Apr 2008 NAT and Firewall Traversal Issues of Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Communication
Cited by 6 RFCs
rfc5405 Nov 2008 Unicast UDP Usage Guidelines for Application Designers
Cited by 93 RFCs
rfc5482 Mar 2009 TCP User Timeout Option
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc6247 May 2011 Moving the Undeployed TCP Extensions RFC 1072, RFC 1106, RFC 1110, RFC 1145, RFC 1146, RFC 1379, RFC 1644, and RFC 1693 to Historic Status
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc6335 Aug 2011 Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Procedures for the Management of the Service Name and Transport Protocol Port Number Registry
Cited by 81 RFCs
rfc6417 Nov 2011 How to Contribute Research Results to Internet Standardization
rfc6619 Jun 2012 Scalable Operation of Address Translators with Per-Interface Bindings
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc6771 Oct 2012 Considerations for Having a Successful "Bar BOF" Side Meeting
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc7295 Jul 2014 Report from the IAB/IRTF Workshop on Congestion Control for Interactive Real-Time Communication
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc7805 Apr 2016 Moving Outdated TCP Extensions and TCP-Related Documents to Historic or Informational Status
rfc7827 Mar 2016 The Role of the IRTF Chair
rfc8003 Oct 2016 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Registration Extension
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc8004 Oct 2016 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Rendezvous Extension
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc8085 Mar 2017 UDP Usage Guidelines
Cited by 29 RFCs
rfc8257 Oct 2017 Data Center TCP (DCTCP): TCP Congestion Control for Data Centers
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc8312 Feb 2018 CUBIC for Fast Long-Distance Networks
Cited by 5 RFCs