Dr. Sergey Gorinsky


Research Associate Professor

    • PhD: Computer Sciences - University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Former position: Assistant Professor. Washington University in St. Louis. USA
  • Joining date: June 2009


  • Computer Networking
  • Distributed Systems
  • Network Economics


Sergey Gorinsky is a tenured Research Associate Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain, where he leads the NetEcon (Network Economics) research group. Dr. Gorinsky received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, USA in 2003 and 1999 respectively and Engineer degree from Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology, Zelenograd, Russia in 1994. From 2003 to 2009, he served on the tenure-track faculty at Washington University in St. Louis, USA. Sergey Gorinsky graduated four Ph.D. students.

The areas of his primary research interests are computer networking, distributed systems, and network economics. Sergey Gorinsky made research contributions to real-time scheduling, buffer sizing, economics of network interconnection, service differentiation, cache deployment, multicast, congestion control, networking education, machine learning for caching, data-plane algorithms, routing, and bulk data transfer. His work appeared at top conferences and journals such as SIGCOMM, CoNEXT, INFOCOM, Transactions on Networking, and Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.

He served as a TPC chair of ICNP 2017 and other conferences, as well as a TPC member for a much broader conference population including SIGCOMM (2012, 2016, 2022), CoNEXT (2015-2017, 2019, 2021), INFOCOM (2006-2019, 2021, 2022; distinguished member: 2015-2018, 2021; area chair: 2019), ICNP (2008, 2010-2017, 2019-2021; area chair: 2013, 2016, 2019-2021; TPC chair: 2017). Sergey Gorinsky contributed to conference organization in many roles, such as a general chair of SIGCOMM 2018 and ICNP 2020. He also served as an evaluator of research proposals and projects for the European Research Council (ERC StG), European Commission (Horizon 2020, FP7), COST Association, and numerous other funding agencies.


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