B.S. University of Tennessee, 1971M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1973Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976
"Developed the Xpress Transport Protocol that became a Military Standard for the U.S. Navy. Teach eCommerce and entrepreneurship."
Alfred C. Weaver, Professor of Computer Science
Research interests include:
Electronic Commerce, Cybersecurity, Computer Networks, 3D Printing, Crowdsourcing
Alf Weaver received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois in 1976. He joined the University of Virginia in 1977 and is now Professor of Computer Science, Chair of the UVA Faculty Senate, and Founding Director of UVA’s Applied Research Institute, where he is working with projects related to national security. His research group helped develop the Xpress Transport Protocol that became a Military Standard and now operates on ships, helicopters and airplanes. He has founded five companies, the most successful of which was sold to Comcast. He was an ACM National Lecturer, gave keynote speeches throughout the world, held the Lucian Carr III endowed chair, is a Fellow of the IEEE, He is a Life Member and past-President of the IEEE Industrial Applications Society. He has supervised 137 funded research projects, advised 69 Ph.D. and master’s students, and co-authored two books, 14 book chapters, and >170 refereed journal and conference publications.
Fellow of the IEEE1996
IEEE Dr. Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Research Achievement Award2001
IEEE Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award1992
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"Crowdsourcing for Emergency Response," Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Las Vega, NV, July 25-28, 2016. Liliya I. Besaleva and Alfred C. Weaver
"Applications of Social Networks and Crowdsourcing for Disaster Management Improvement," IEEE Computer, May 2016. Liliya I. Besaleva and Alfred C. Weaver
"Crowdsourcing for Emergency Response," Academy of Science and Engineering 8th International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom'15), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, August 18-20, 2015. Liliya I. Besaleva and Alfred C. Weaver
"Social Networks to the Rescue! The Power of Crowdsourced Data in Emergency Response," International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems," Las Vegas, NV, July 27-30, 2015. Liliya I Besaleva and Alfred C. Weaver
"An Empirical Performance Evaluation of Relational Keyword Search Techniques," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 26, issue 1, January 2014, pp. 30-42. Joel Coffman and Alfred C. Weaver
House of Mirrors: Surveillance and Transparency, Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society, 2014. Deborah Johnson, Priscilla Regan, Katherine Wesson, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Kent Wayland, Roberto Armongol, and Alfred C. Weaver