NYU Holodeck: High-Speed Research Network (GY)

  • Developing a stable, reliable high-bandwidth, low latency network infrastructure

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NYU-IT Research Technology is developing and implementing an innovative new High-Speed Research Network (HSRN) to support cutting edge research, like the NSF funded NYU Holodeck. To do so, the team is developing a stable, reliable high-bandwidth, low latency network infrastructure.  

The NYU HSRN design team has an opportunity for students to assist as it develops, deploys, and tests the new network design, and as it addresses  network security and network stress testing tools.

  • Assist the team with installing, running, modifying, and creating programs on Linux test servers
  • Help the HSRN team set up, test and manage network components, documenting the network environment, and in developing policies and operations guidelines
  • Assist in creating network stress tests that provide meaningful data and benchmarks for the HSRN team and NYU faculty (upload/download speeds, latency, jitter, throttling) to monitor network performance
  • Assist in creating network security applications to assist the NYU IT security team in monitoring the HSRN (packet monitoring, filtering, and classifying)


Methods & Technologies

  • Network Architecture and Protocols

    • TCP, UDP, packet monitoring/filtering, connection analysis
  • Linux Environments
  • Java Script, Python, and C++
  • Git Knowledge (Gitlab, Github)
  • Network Security
    • Corelight, Zeek/Bro, Cisco Stealthwatch, ntop
  • High-Performance Computing

Areas of Interest

  • Computer Science
  • UX/UI Development
  • Computer Networks

Faculty Advisors