Marco Canini

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division
Center membership :
Extreme Computing


Education Profile

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, EPFL, 2009-2012
  • Ph.D., University of Genoa, 2009
  • M.Sc. and B.Sc., University of Genoa, 2005

Research Interests

​Professor Canini‘s research interests are in the principled construction and operation of large scale networked computer systems, specifically in distributed systems, large-scale computing and computer networking with emphasis on cloud computing and programmable networks. His current work focuses on improving networked systems design, implementation and operation along several vital properties such as reliability, performance, security and energy efficiency.

Selected Publications

  • Gupta, A. and MacDavid, R.and Birkner, R. and Canini, M. and Feamster, N. and Rexford, J. and Vanbever, L., 2016, An Industrial-Scale Software Defined Internet Exchange Point, Proceedings of 13th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '16), Community Award.
  • Suresh, L. and Canini, M. and Schmid, S. and Feldmann, A., 2015, C3: Cutting Tail Latency in Cloud Data Stores via Adaptive Replica Selection, Proceedings of 12th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '15).
  • Canini, M. and Venzano, D. and Perešíni, P. and Kostić, D. and Rexford, J., 2012, A NICE Way to Test OpenFlow Applications, Proceedings of 9th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '12).
  • Goma, E. and Canini, M. and Lopez Toledo, A. and Laoutaris, N. and Kostić, D. and Rodriguez, P. and Stanojević, R. and Yagüe Valentín, P., 2011, Insomnia in the Access or How to Curb Access Network Related Energy Consumption, Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM '11.
  • Li, W. and Canini, M. and Moore, A. W. and Bolla, R., 2009, Efficient application identification and the temporal and spatial stability of classification schema, Computer Networks, 53(6), 790–809, doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2008.11.016.