The Next Generation Internet Lab (ngin) at Tennessee Tech University

Welcome to the ngin, the Next Generation Internet Research Lab at Tennessee Tech. Our research areas include Named Data Networking, Big Science data transfers, Networking for AR/VR applications, Vehicular networks, Data center networking, and more. You can find a list of the latest publications under "Publications". The research projects are guided by Dr. Susmit Shannigrahi.

Prof. Susmit Shannigrahi,

Assistant Professor

Bruner 331, Department of Computer Science

Tennessee Tech University

Phone: (931) 372-6259


We are hiring Ph.D. students. If designing the next-generation Internet, low-latency AR/VR applications, 5G mobile networks, and smart vehicular networks are interesting to you, drop me an email. See more here.

Recent Publications

  • Our paper "Ndn-based data distribution for large-scale data-intensive science" has been accepted at ACM ICN, 2022

  • Our paper "Vehicle-to-vehicle charging coordination over information centric networking" has been accepted as LCN 2022.

  • Our paper "Securing Automotive Architectures with Named Data Networking" has been accepted at IEEE ITSC 22.

  • Our paper "AABAC - Automated Attribute Based Access Control for Genomics Data" has been accepted at ACM SACMAT 22.

  • Our journal paper "A hybrid NDN-IP Architecture for Live Video Streaming: From Host-based to Content-based delivery to improve QoE" has been accepted at IJSC's special issue on ISM2021.

  • Our paper on NDN for Weather Sensing workflows was accepted at RAFNET at ICC 2022.


  • SC 22 Demo - Nov 13-17 - We demonstrated our work on NDN and Kubernetes at SC22. Thanks to Caltech for hosting us.

  • CS4ALL workshop , Nov 11-12 - In collaboration with the STEM center, we conducted an IoT and networking workshop for K12 teachers in middle Tennessee.

  • PC Member at IEEE ISM - I will be serving as a PC member at the 2022 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (IEEE ISM)

  • Invited talk at the FABRIC community workshop - Sept 21, 2022, I gave talk on "Hydra on FABRIC" at the FABRIC community workshop in Chicago.

  • Invited talk at NSF CC* meeting - Sept 19, 2022, I gave a talk on "Hydra - a federated storage system for big science" at the NSF CC* meeting in Minneapolis

  • Invited talk at ORNL - Apr 04, 2022, I gave a talk on "Name Based Ecosystem for Big Science" at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

  • TPC at ACM ICN - I will be serving as a TPC member at ACM ICN 2022.

  • NSF CC* Hydra REU - We have been awarded an REU grant to investigate interfacing existing data repositories to Hydra.

  • NSF CC* Hydra - We have been awarded a $1M NSF grant to build a distributed storage system for genomics data.

  • NSF REU - We have been awarded an Research for Undergraduate experience (REU) for measuring Science DMZ improvements

  • Invited talk at BioIT - I will be giving a talk on "Next-Generation Networking for Genomics Workflows" at BioIT, Boston, 2022

  • IEEE CloudNet 2021 - I am serving as the General Chair of IEEE CloudNet 2021. Please consider submitting your work.

Sponsored Research

National Science Foundation

Tennessee Tech