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Brian Tierney

ORG ESnet (DOE Office of Science - Energy Sciences Network) Title Scientist BIO Brian L. Tierney is a Staff Scientist and group leader of the ESnet Advanced Network Technologies Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), and is PI of ESnet's 100G Network Testbed Project. His research interests include high-performance networking and network protocols; distributed system performance monitoring and analysis; network tuning issues; and the application of distributed computing to problems in science and engineering. He has been the PI for several DOE research projects in network and Grid monitoring systems for data intensive distributed computing. He was the principal designer of the Distributed Parallel Storage System (DPSS), where many of the ideas for GridFTP originated. He also designed the first version of the NetLogger Toolkit, and worked on the Bro Intrusion Detection System. Tierney was co-chair of the 2nd International Workshop on Protocols for Long Distance Networks (PFLDnet) in 2004. Mr. Tierney has an M.S. in Computer Science from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. in physics from the University of Iowa. Brian has been at LBNL since 1990.

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