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Marc Mosko


Marc Mosko is a network protocol researcher with a background in medium access control and routing protocols, especially in mobile ad hoc networks.  He is currently working on Information Centric Networks and standardization efforts for PARC’s CCNx protocol.   He was a Principle Investigator for the DARPA Fixed Wireless At A Distance program and has participated in several other DARPA programs.  Other projects at PARC include vehicular networks, TDMA mac protocols, ad hoc network time synchronization, and on-demand loop-free routing protocols.

Prior to PARC, Dr. Mosko consulted at several medium and large companies in the area of networking, email, web, and network security.  He designed and implemented several large wide area network projects for fortune 500 companies and helped build the early Pacific Telesis web site, which was recognized in 1995 for the database driven technology he implemented.  He has also consulted on the software side with projects, for example, optimizing Oracle Java web applications, implementing a secure, distributed and robust payment processing system backend, and a two-way authenticated X.509 system for background checks.

Dr. Mosko received a B.S. in Physics and a M.A. in History from U.C. Davis, followed by a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from U.C. Santa Cruz, where he studied with Prof. J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves.   Dr. Mosko has over 35 publications and over 24 granted US patents.


PARC publications

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Mobile Sessions in Content-Centric Networks

IEEE/IFIP Networking

10 June 2017


A Content-Centric Networking Forwarding Design for a Network Processor

Next Generation Networking, ICC 2015

7 June 2015

ICN Hop by Hop Fragmentation

Information Centric Networking Research Group (at IRTF)

22 March 2015


Custodian-based information sharing

IEEE Communications Magazine special issue on Information-Centric Networking

July 2012



Context-aware packet switching in ad hoc networks

IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2008

15 September 2008

Using utility and microutility to manage resources in vehicle ad hoc networks

IEEE Intelligent Vehicle 2008 Symposium

4 June 2008


Utility-driven information dissemination in VANETS

14th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems

1 June 2007


Ad hoc routing with distributed ordered sequences

IEEE 25th Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2006)

23 April 2006

Fraction interpolation walking a Farey tree

Information Processing Letters

1 January 2006


Multipath routing in wireless mesh networks

First IEEE Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks (WiMesh 2005)

26 September 2005