Rebecca Braynard's expertise is in distributed systems and networking, from protocol design to experimental evaluation. Her interests include adaptive, energy-efficient, and resource-constrained protocols, overlay networks, content-based routing, and medium access control. Rebecca described a novel approach to energy management for ad hoc sensor networks through an asynchronous, asymmetric, and adaptive duty-cycling medium access control protocol. She also collaborated with database researchers to achieve sensor network energy management goals through optimized application layer algorithms. Rebecca is motivated to develop protocols that are not only based on unique solutions and advance the state of the art, but also provide practical solutions for real-world problems. She completed her Ph.D. in Computer Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
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