Dr. Joshua Reich is a postdoctoral researcher working with Professor Jen Rexford at the Department of Computer Science, Princeton University. He designs and then builds systems to utilize networked infrastructure more easily and efficiently - currently focusing on Software Defined Networks through his work leading development of the Pyretic SDN programming platform (winner of the USENIX NSDI Community Award in 2013). His other research interests include cloud computing, mobile/wireless systems, and green networks, Joshua was selected as an NSF/CRA Computing Innovation Fellow in the 2011 Cohort. He received Best Student Demo at ACM MobiCom/MobiHoc 2007 and was an ACM SRC Finalist at SIGCOMM 2010. Joshua's dissertation work on scalable P2P virtual machine streaming led to the founding of a startup, Infinio Systems Inc.
Joshua earned his BA (Magna Cum Laude, Mathematics, 2002), MS (Computer Science, 2004), and PhD (Computer Science, 2011) from Columbia University, where he was co-advised by Professors Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein. During his PhD studies, Joshua interned with Sandia National Labs (NM and CA), Microsoft Research (Bangalore and Redmond) and Technicolor (Paris).
Joshua also keeps a blog, which, despite his best intentions, he rarely updates nowadays.