Russ Clark

Russ Clark

Senior Research Scientist

Russ Clark is a senior research scientist in Georgia Tech's Institute of People and Technology, who engages hundreds of students each semester in mobile development, networking, and the Internet of Things. He is the Coastal Equity and Resilience Hub (CEAR) lead principal investigator. He emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry involvement in student projects and application development. He's also the co-director of the Georgia Tech Research Network Operations Center (GT-RNOC), which supports research efforts across campus, and principal leader of the Convergence Innovation Competition, which pairs students and industry sponsors on novel projects. He has played a leadership role in the NSF GENI project, leading both the GT campus trials efforts as well as the GENI@SoX regional deployment and the Software-Defined Exchange (SDX). Russ is active in the startup community, including roles with the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program and as a principle with Empire Technologies during its acquisition by Concord Communications.


Office Location:
Klaus 3420


Georgia Institute of Technology

Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation Research Laboratory
Research Focus Areas:
  • Network and Security Vulnerability Analysis
  • Platforms and Services for Socio-Technical Frontier
  • Shaping the Human-Technology Frontier
  • Additional Research:

    Internet Infrastructure & Operating Systems; Mobile & Wireless Communications;Network Security

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