I started in my current position in Fall 2004. I got my Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego for work under the supervision of prof. George Varghese (2003). I also have a Master's and an Engineer (5 year undergraduate curriculum) degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (1996 and 1995 respectively). I have worked as software developer at two startups, Ensim (2000) and Netsift (2004), and as network administrator at the second largest node of the Romanian academic network (1995 to 1998). I have served on the program committees of the following conferences and workshops: SIGCOMM (2010,2008), SecureComm (2009), Internet Measurement Conference (2008,2006),IEEE LANMAN (2008), HotNets (2006), International Conference on Network Protocols (2006), CoNext (2006), and VizSec (2006).