Mark Handley (computer scientist)
Mark Handley is Professor of Networked Systems in the Department of Computer Science of University College London since 2003, where he leads the Networks Research Group. He holds a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award as well as a Roger Needham Award. He was the recipient of the 2012 IEEE Internet Award for "For contributions to Internet multicast, telephony, congestion control and the shaping of open Internet standards and open-source systems in all these areas."
Handley is a member of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Routing Area Directorate and the Transport Area Directorate. Previously he was a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and chaired the IETF Multiparty Multimedia Session Control working group and the IRTF Reliable Multicast Research Group. He is the (co-)author of 22 RFCs, including the Session Initiation Protocol and a series of other network protocols.