Lu Ruan
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1040

Office: 204 Atanasoff Hall
Phone: (515)294-2259
Fax: (515)294-0258


Lu Ruan is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Iowa State University. She received the B.E. degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 1996, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 1999 and 2001, respectively. She joined the faculty of Iowa State University in 2001. Her research interests include Internet topology, interdomain routing, Internet measurements and data analysis, information-centric future Internet architecture, and network security. She is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award. She is a senior member of IEEE.

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Resources for graduate students

A computer science graduate school survival guide by Dr. Ronald T. Azuma
Research How-To by Dr. Rudra Dutta
How to organize your thesis by Dr. John W. Chinneck