Jon Crowcroft

Author: Jon Crowcroft


Jon Crowcroft is the Marconi Professor of Networked Systems in the Computer Laboratory, of the University of Cambridge. Prior to that he was professor of networked systems at UCL in the Computer Science Department. He has supervised over 45 PhD students and over 150 Masters students.

He is a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the IEE and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, as well as a Fellow of the IEEE. He was a member of the IAB 96-02, and went to the first 50 IETF meetings; was general chair for the ACM SIGCOMM 95-99; is
recipient of Sigcomm Award in 2009. He is the Principle Investigator in the Computer Lab
for the EU Social Networks project, the EPSRC funded Horizon Digital Economy project, hubbed at Nottingham, the EPSRC funded project on federated sensor nets project FRESNEL, in collaboration with Oxford; and a new 5-year project towards a Carbon Neutral Internet with Leeds.

Professor Crowcroft's research interests include Communications, Multimedia and Social Systems, especially Internet related.


Publication period start: 2012
Number of co-authors: 39


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Saleem N. Bhatti
Licia Capra
Daniele Quercia

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Eamonn O'Neill
John C. Tang
Mel Slater


Crowcroft, Jon, Keshav, S., McKeown, Nick (2009): Viewpoint: Scaling the academic publication process to internet scale. In Communications of the ACM, 52 (1) pp. 27-30.

Kostakos, Vassilis, Nicolai, Tom, Yoneki, Eiko, O'Neill, Eamonn, Kenn, Holger, Crowcroft, Jon (2009): Understanding and measuring the urban pervasive infrastructure. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 13 (5) pp. 355-364.

Crowcroft, Jon (2008): Toward a network architecture that does everything. In Communications of the ACM, 51 (1) pp. 74-77.

Crowcroft, Jon (2005): On the nature of computing. In Communications of the ACM, 48 (2) pp. 19-20.

Oliveira, Manuel M., Crowcroft, Jon, Slater, Mel (2001): Components for Distributed Virtual Environments. In Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 10 (1) pp. 51-61.

Henderson, Tristan, Crowcroft, Jon, Bhatti, Saleem N. (2001): Congestion Pricing: Paying Your Way in Communication Networks. In IEEE Internet Computing, 5 (5) pp. 85-89.

Crowcroft, Jon (2001): Never lost, never forgotten. In Communications of the ACM, 44 (3) pp. 81.

Bhatti, Saleem N., Crowcroft, Jon (2000): QoS-Sensitive Flows: Issues in IP Packet Handling. In IEEE Internet Computing, 4 (4) pp. 48-57.

Su, Jing, Scott, James, Hui, Pan, Crowcroft, Jon, Lara, Eyal de, Diot, Christophe, Goel, Ashvin, Lim, Menghow, Upton, Eben (2007): Haggle: Seamless Networking for Mobile Applications. In: Krumm, John, Abowd, Gregory D., Seneviratne, Aruna, Strang, Thomas (eds.) UbiComp 2007 Ubiquitous Computing - 9th International Conference September 16-19, 2007, Innsbruck, Austria. pp. 391-408.

Oliveira, Manuel M., Crowcroft, Jon, Brutzman, Donald P., Slater, Mel (1999): Components for distributed virtual environments. In: VRST 1999 , 1999, . pp. 176-177.

Wilbur, Sylvia, Beirne, Garry, Crowcroft, Jon, Ensor, J. Robert, Tang, John C. (1994): Getting the Model Right for Video-Mediated Communication (Panel Abstract). In: ACM Multimedia 1994 , 1994, . pp. 389-390.

Chakravorty, Rajiv, Vidales, Pablo, Subramanian, Kavitha, Pratt, Ian, Crowcroft, Jon (2004): Performance Issues with Vertical Handovers - Experiences from GPRS Cellular and WLAN Hot-s. In: PerCom 2004 - Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications 14-17 March, 2004, Orlando, FL, USA. pp. 155-164.

Hui, Pan, Crowcroft, Jon (2007): How Small Labels Create Big Improvements. In: PerCom Workshops 2007 - Fifth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications 19-23 March, 2007, White Plains, New York, USA. pp. 65-70.

Scellato, Salvatore, Mascolo, Cecilia, Musolesi, Mirco, Crowcroft, Jon (2011): Track globally, deliver locally: improving content delivery networks by tracking geographi. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2011, . pp. 457-466.

Quercia, Daniele, Lambiotte, Renaud, Stillwell, David, Kosinski, Michal, Crowcroft, Jon (2012): The personality of popular Facebook users. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2012, . pp. 955-964.

Quercia, Daniele, Ellis, Jonathan, Capra, Licia, Crowcroft, Jon (2012): Tracking "gross community happiness" from tweets. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2012, . pp. 965-968.

Lathia, Neal, Quercia, Daniele, Capra, Licia, Crowcroft, Jon (2011): RecSys'11 workshop outline PeMA 2011: personalization in mobile applications. In: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM Conference on Recommender Systems , 2011, . pp. 391-392.

Sáez-Trumper, Diego, Quercia, Daniele, Crowcroft, Jon (2012): Ads and the city: considering geographic distance goes a long way. In: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Recommender Systems , 2012, . pp. 187-194.