Senior Lecturer, Computer Sciences (1984-2007)
The University of Texas at Austin
Current Professional Service
Member, Steering Committee, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (the premier
networking research journal), 1997-2008
ACM SIGCOMM Executive Committee Member, 1991-2007
SIGCOMM conferences advisor and coordinator, 1990-2006
1997 SIGCOMM Service Award -
"A True Friend And Outstanding Representative Of The ACM SIGCOMM Community,
In Recognition Of Her Extraordinary Service And Commitment To SIGCOMM As An
Officer (Secretary-Treasurer 1991-1995), Conference Coordinator,
And Advocate For The Interests Of The SIG And Its Members.
College of Natural Sciences Teaching Award, 1988.
Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence in Computer Sciences, presented
by ACM and UPE, 1987-1988.
Current Activities and Research:
Teaching the advanced networking course (CS 378 Network Protocols and Implementation),
Computer Architecture courses CS310 (sophomore) and CS352(junior),
and other systems courses.
THINK Protocols: Researching and creating technical histories of the Internet
and creating digital archives of key original network protocol design documents,
not available elsewhere.
I'm building a hands-on networking lab for the UT CS department for graduate
students, undergrads, and non-majors.
My other research interests in computer networks are in using formal methods
of protocol specification to solve issues found in complex internets.
Networking Expert witness/Consultant.
Prior Professional Service
Chair, HotNets-I, The first workshop on Hot Topics in Networking, October
General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols 1998.
Program committee member, ACM SIGCOMM 1992, 1998. IEEE ICNP 1998-2001.
Vice Chair, ACM's First Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing
and Networking (MobiCom95), Berkeley, CA.
ACM SIGCOMM (elected) secretary/treasurer, 1991-1995.
Areas of Interest
History of Networks and Computing, Computer networks, mobile networking,
electronic commerce, computer science education in architecture and networks.
D.H. Steves, C. Edmondson-Yurkanan, M. Gouda, "Properties of Secure Transaction
Protocols," in Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, vol 29 (1997),
D. H. Steves, C. C. Edmondson-Yurkanan, and M. G. Gouda, "A Protocol
for Secure Transactions," in Proceedings of the 1996 USENIX Workshop
on Electronic Commerce.
J. A. Cobb, C. C. Edmondson-Yurkanan, and M. G. Gouda, "Universal
mobile addressing in the Internet," in Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop
on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, 1994.