Prof. Laurent Vanbever

Research Area: Computer Networking

Prof. Laurent Vanbever’s research interests lie at the crossroads of theory and practice, with a focus on network programmability. Overall, his focus is on making networks both more performant and easier to manage. Areas of special interest are network synthesis and verification, network programming and security, as well as Internet routing. 

Prof. Laurent Vanbever earned his Ph.D. in computer science in 2012 at the University of Louvain under the guidance of Olivier Bonaventure. His thesis is entitled “Methods and Techniques for Disruption-Free Network Reconfiguration”. After his Ph.D., Prof. Laurent Vanbever spent two years at Princeton University working with Jennifer Rexford as a postdoctoral researcher.

Prof. Laurent Vanbever has a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Louvain in 2008.