Hands-on, Applied Research in Network Engineering

Collaborating with network service providers, hyperscale companies, and network equipment manufacturers, Dr. Levi Perigo’s research vision is to enhance networks by making them more programmable and scalable.  Dr. Perigo’s network engineering research focuses on next generation networks:  software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and network programmability/automation.  Current research publications and presentations by Dr. Perigo have been in the field of network engineering energy proportionality, open-source virtual network functions (VNFs), and network orchestration and automation for enterprise networks.

Recent Academic Honors and Awards:

D. Gedia, and L. Perigo, “Performance Evaluation of SDN-VNF in Virtual Machine and Container", IEEE Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networks Conference (NFV-SDN ‘18), Verona, Italy.

Awarded the most innovative course for CSCI 5280: Software-Defined Networking at the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) conference

D. Gedia, R. Gandotra, and L. Perigo were awarded "Best Research Paper" for “Micro-Economic Analysis of Peer-Producing Containerized Virtual Network Functions” at the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) conference