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Richard Ma

Richard Ma
Richard Ma
Research Scientist
 

Richard T. B. Ma received the B.Sc. degree (first-class honors) in computer science and the M.Phil. degree in computer science and engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in July 2002 and July 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York, NY, in May 2010. During his Ph.D. study, he worked as a Research Intern with IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, and Telefonica Research, Barcelona, Spain. He is currently a Research Scientist with the Advanced Digital Sciences Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an Assistant Professor with the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. His current research interests include smart grid, distributed systems, network economics, game theory, and stochastic processes.

Research Interests: Quality of Service (QoS), Smart Grid, Economics of the Internet, Performance Evaluation

ADSC Projects:

Education:

  • B.S., Computer Science from Chinese University of Hong Kong  (2002)
  • M.Phil., Computer Science from Chinese University of Hong Kong  (2004)
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering from Columbia University of Texas at Austin (2010)

Experience:

  • Visiting research fellow, Telefonica Research & Development, Internet Research Group, Barcelona, Spain, 2010
  • Summer research intern, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, 2006
  • Research assistant, Distributed Network Analysis (DNA) Lab, Columbia University, 2004 - 2010
  • Research assistant, Advanced Networking and System Research Group, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001 - 2004
  • Teaching assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

Publications and Patents:

  • Richard T. B. Ma and Vishal Misra. Congestion and Its Role in Network Equilibrium. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Volume 30, Issue 11, December 2012.
  • Richard T. B. Ma, Dah Ming Chiu, John C. S. Lui, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein. On Cooperative Settlement Between Content, Transit and Eyeball Internet Service Providers. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 19, Issue 3, June 2011.
  • Richard T. B. Ma, Dah Ming Chiu, John C. S. Lui, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein. Internet Economics: The use of Shapley value for ISP settlement. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 18, Issue 3, June 2010.
  • Richard T. B. Ma, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein. An Analysis of Generalized Slotted-Aloha Protocols. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 17, Issue 3, June 2009.
  • Richard T. B. Ma, Sam C. M. Lee, John C. S. Lui, David K. Y. Yau. Incentive and Service Differentiation in P2P Networks: A Game Theoretic Approach. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 14, Issue 5, Oct. 2006.
  • Richard T. B. Ma, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein. Cooperative and Non-cooperative Models for slotted-Aloha type MAC protocols. Performance Evaluation Review, 33(3), December, 2005.
  • Richard T. B. Ma, Sam C. M. Lee, John C. S. Lui, David K. Y. Yau. Incentive P2P Networks: A Protocol to Encourage Information Sharing and Contribution. Performance Evaluation Review, 31(2), September, 2003.