Larry L. Peterson

Larry is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Arizona, where he leads the Network Systems Research Group. He has been involved in the design and implementation of several software systems, including the x-kernel and Scout operating systems, the Profile and Univers naming services, and the Psync communication protocol.

Larry works in both the operating system and networking research communities. He generally teaches the OS and networking classes at Arizona (CSc 652 this fall), is an Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Computer Systems and the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, and has served on program committees for SOSP and SIGCOMM. Larry is also a member of the Internet's End-to-End research group.

He received a B.S. in Computer Science from Kearney State College (that's in Nebraska) in 1979, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Purdue University in 1982 and 1985, respectively.

Larry is co-founder of the Department softball team, the Geek Gods.


Phone: 520-621-4231 / Fax: 520-621-4246 / Email: llp@cs.arizona.edu / Office: GS-746