UC Davis Honors Prof Who Pioneered Research in Optical, Wireless Networks
'In his laboratory at UC Davis, Mukherjee developed the concepts of anomaly detection and misuse characterization in network intrusion detection. He had the vision to design and demonstrate the first prototype of a "firewall" to protect a data network. Today, firewalls are ubiquitous.'
A pioneering veteran educator in the computer sciences has won the UC Davis Academic Senate’s highest honor, the Faculty Distinguished Research Award.
Dr. Biswanath Mukherjee is internationally renowned for his research and leadership in optical networking, which is described as a form of communication that uses signals encoded into light to transmit...