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Mario Gerla

gerla.jpgMARIO GERLA, Professor

UCLA Computer Science Department
3732F Boelter Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1596
tel: (310) 825-4367, fax: (310) 825-7578

Research Projects

Areas of Interest

  • Analysis, design, and control of computer communications networks and systems
  • Computer network protocol evaluation
  • Queueing networks
  • Topological design and routing problems in large networks
  • Design and evaluation of algorithms for distributed computation 


Dr. Gerla was born in Milan, Italy. He received a graduate degree in engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, in 1966, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from UCLA in 1970 and 1973, respectively. He joined the Faculty of the UCLA Computer Science Department in 1977. His research interests cover the performance evaluation, design and control of distributed computer communication systems and high speed computer networks (B-ISDN and Optical Networks).