Kimberly Claffy

Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis
University of California San Diego
Kimberly Claffy

Kimberly Claffy (“KC Claffy”) is founder and director of the Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), a resident research scientist of the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC, San Diego, and an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at UC, San Diego. She leads CAIDA research and infrastructure efforts in Internet cartography, aimed at characterizing the changing nature of the Internet’s topology, routing and traffic dynamics, and investigating the implications of these changes on network science, architecture, infrastructure security and stability, and public policy.

Her research interests span Internet topology, routing, security, economics, future Internet architectures, and policy.

She has been at SDSC since 1991 and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC San Diego.