Keith W. Ross

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Keith W. Ross
Keith W. Ross
EducationUniversity of Michigan
OccupationComputer science professor
OrganizationNew York University Polytechnic School of Engineering

Keith W. Ross is an American scholar who researches computer networking and online social networks. He is the Dean of Engineering and Computer Science at NYU Shanghai[1][2] and a computer science professor at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering.[3]


Ross received his Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University in electrical engineering.[4] He earned his Ph.D. in computer, information, and control engineering from the University of Michigan.[5] From 1985 until 1998 he served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania.[3] In 1995, Ross authored the research monograph Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Communication Networks.[6] In 1998, Ross joined the multimedia communication department at Eurecom Institute.[7][2] He co-founded, an Internet technology firm which develops Java-based voice-over-IP technologies for online education markets, in 1999.[2][8][4] In 2000, he co-authored the textbook Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach.[9] Ross was named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).[4]


  • Ross, Keith W. (1995). Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Telecommunication Networks. ISBN 978-1-4471-2126-8. Springer.
  • Kurose, James F., Ross, Keith W. (2000). Computer Networking:A Top Down Approach. ISBN 978-0273768968 Pearson Education, Inc.


  1. ^ Mark Huffman (21 July 2014). "What you reveal when you buy on eBay". Consumer Affairs. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Estimating Heights from Photo Collections: A Big Data Approach". The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Keith E. Ross". NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Press Release: NYU-Poly Professor Named a Fellow of the ACM". NYU Tandon School of Engineering. December 11, 2012.
  5. ^ "Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach". Pearson. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  6. ^ Keith W. Ross (1995). Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Telecommunication Networks. Springer.
  7. ^ Jean-Pierre Largillet (24 November 1999). "Wimba: la voix du Web". Web Time Medias. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  8. ^ "On-line Voice Messaging". Invest In Cote Dazur. 1 October 2000. Archived from the original on 30 September 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  9. ^ James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross (2000). Computer Networking. Pearson Education, Inc.