Host Identity Protocol: Dr. Andrei Gurtov

How Tempered Networks leverages HIP for our unique solution

Andrei Gurtov received his M.Sc (2000) and Ph.D. (2004) degrees in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is presently a Principal Scientist at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, and a senior member of IEEE and ACM. He is also adjunct professor at Aalto University, University of Helsinki and University of Oulu, and was a Professor at University of Oulu in the area of Wireless Internet in 2010-12. Previously, he worked at TeliaSonera, Ericsson NomadicLab, and University of Helsinki, and was a visiting scholar at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Berkeley in 2003, 2005 and 2013.

Dr. Gurtov is a co-author of over 150 publications including three books, research papers, patents, and five IETF RFCs. He has contributed to HIP standardization at the IETF, where he co-led the HIP Research Group at the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), co-authoring RFC 6538 summarizing experiences of early HIP experiments and deployments. His book on HIP was placed on IEEE “Best Readings” list in Communications and Information Systems Security (CIS).