Bruce Davie

Visiting Lecturer
Department of EECS
Room 32-G804 
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
The Stata Center, 32 Vassar St. 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139

E-mail: username=bdavie 

Bruce Davie is a former visiting lecturer at MIT, and a Principal Engineer at VMware. He joined VMware via the acquisition of Nicira, where he was Chief Service Provider Architect. Formerly a Fellow at Cisco Systems, for many years he led the team of architects responsible for Multiprotocol Label Switching and IP Quality of Service. He is also an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force and he is the past Chair of SIGCOMM. Prior to joining Cisco he was director of internetworking research and chief scientist at Bell Communications Research. Bruce holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Edinburgh University. He was named an ACM Fellow in 2009. His research interests include routing, network virtualization, transport protocols, and software-defined networks.


In 2009 I co-taught 6.829 Computer Networks with Dina Katabi

Previously I co-taught 6.829 Computer Networks with Hari Balakrishnan

In 2007 I taught 6.898 Advanced Topics in Service Provider Networks

Selected Publications

Articles and Conference Papers



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