Cedric Westphal

Cedric Westphal

  • Assistant Adjunct Professor, Computer Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • SOE3
  • Cedric Westphal is a Principal Research Architect with Huawei Innovations working on future network architectures, both for wired and wireless networks. His current focus is on Information Centric Networks. He also has been an adjunct assistant professor with the University of California, Santa Cruz since 2009. Prior to Huawei, he was with DOCOMO Innovations from 20072011 in the Networking Architecture Group. His work at DOCOMO has covered several topics, all related to next generation network architectures: scalable routing, network virtualization and reliability, using social networks for traffic offloading, etc. Prior to that, he was at Nokia Research Center from 2000 to 2006. He received a MSEE in 1995 from Ecole Centrale Paris, and a MS (1995) and Ph.D. (2000) in EE from the University of California, Los Angeles. Cedric Westphal has coauthored over fifty journal and conference papers, including several best paper awards; and been awarded twenty patents. He has been an area editor for the ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking since2009, an assistant editor for (Elsevier) Computer Networks journal, and a guest editor for Ad Hoc Networks journal. He has served as a reviewer for the NSF, GENI, the EU FP7, and other funding agencies; he has cochaired the program committee of several conferences, including IEEE ICC (NGN symposium). He is a senior member of the IEEE.
  • Internet working and wireless networks, with special attention to analytical modeling
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2000, UC Los Angeles

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