Yair Amir


Systems Group

Research Interests

  • Systems, including intrusion tolerant clouds; critical infrastructure; large-scale survivable and secure distributed systems
  • Networks,  including cloud networking, overlay networks, wireless mesh networks
  • Algorithms, including distributed algorithms, intrusion tolerance, fault tolerance, replication

Yair Amir seeks to invent high performance, survivable and secure distributed systems. He holds a bachelor’s (’85) and master’s (‘90s) in computer science from The Technion- Israel Institute of Technology and a doctorate (’95), also in computer science, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He joined Johns Hopkins in 1995.

Yair is an entrepreneur who co-founded Spread Concepts LLC in 2000 and LTN Global Communications in 2008.

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