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Research interests

Economics, technology, and security of networked systems: behavior of distributed entities, sharing of network resources, network structure, innovative business models, incentives, cost reduction, revenue maximization.

Short biography

Sergey Gorinsky is a tenured Research Associate Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid, Spain. He joined the institute in 2009 and leads the NetEcon (Network Economics) research group there. Dr. Gorinsky received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, USA in 2003 and 1999 respectively and Engineer degree from Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology, Zelenograd, Russia in 1994. From 2003 to 2009, he served on the tenure-track faculty at Washington University in St. Louis, USA. In 2010-2014, Dr. Gorinsky was a Ramón y Cajal Fellow funded by the Spanish Government. Sergey Gorinsky graduated four Ph.D. students. The areas of his primary research interests are computer networking, distributed systems, and network economics. Sergey Gorinsky made research contributions to real-time scheduling, CDN-cache deployment, network-interconnection economics, buffer sizing, service differentiation, multicast, congestion control, networking education, learning-based caching, data-plane algorithms, routing, and bulk-data transfer. His work appeared at top conferences and journals such as SIGCOMM, CoNEXT, INFOCOM, Transactions on Networking, and Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. He served as a TPC chair of ICNP 2017 and other conferences, as well as a TPC member for a much broader conference population including NSDI (2024), SIGCOMM (2012, 2016, 2022), CoNEXT (2015-2017, 2019, 2021, 2023), INFOCOM (2006-2019, 2021-2023; distinguished member: 2015-2018, 2021-2023; area chair: 2019), ICNP (2008, 2010-2017, 2019-2023; area chair: 2013, 2016, 2019-2023; TPC chair: 2017). Sergey Gorinsky contributed to conference organization in many roles, such as a general chair of SIGCOMM 2018 and ICNP 2020. He also served as an evaluator of research proposals and projects for the European Research Council (ERC StG), European Commission (Horizon 2020, FP7), COST Association, and numerous other funding agencies.