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Lixia Zhang
Pronouns: she/her

Lixia Zhang is a professor in the Computer Science Department of UCLA. She received her Ph.D in computer science from MIT and was a member of the research staff at Xerox PARC before joining UCLA. She is a fellow of ACM and IEEE, the recipient of IEEE Internet Award and ACM SIGCOMM Lifetime Achievement Award, an inductee for Internet Hall of Fame, and holds the UCLA Jon Postel Chair in Computer Science. Since 2010 she has been leading the effort on the design and development of Named Data Networking (NDN), a new network protocol architecture (


Role Group Email
Chair Decentralization of the Internet Research Group (dinrg)
Delegate Information-Centric Networking (icnrg)
Member Internet Research Steering Group (irsg)
Member Nominating Committee 2022/2023 (nomcom2022)

RFCs (18)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 1185 Oct 1990 TCP Extension for High-Speed Paths 9 RFCs
RFC 2205 Sep 1997 Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Functional Specification 209 RFCs
RFC 2209 Sep 1997 Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Message Processing Rules 12 RFCs
RFC 2309 Apr 1998 Recommendations on Queue Management and Congestion Avoidance in the Internet 43 RFCs
RFC 2638 Jul 1999 A Two-bit Differentiated Services Architecture for the Internet 5 RFCs
RFC 2745 Jan 2000 RSVP Diagnostic Messages 3 RFCs
RFC 2746 Jan 2000 RSVP Operation Over IP Tunnels 15 RFCs
RFC 2960 Oct 2000 Stream Control Transmission Protocol 72 RFCs
RFC 2998 Nov 2000 A Framework for Integrated Services Operation over Diffserv Networks 18 RFCs
RFC 3097 Apr 2001 RSVP Cryptographic Authentication -- Updated Message Type Value 16 RFCs
RFC 4948 Aug 2007 Report from the IAB workshop on Unwanted Traffic March 9-10, 2006 10 RFCs
RFC 4984 Sep 2007 Report from the IAB Workshop on Routing and Addressing 20 RFCs
RFC 5902 Jul 2010 IAB Thoughts on IPv6 Network Address Translation 5 RFCs
RFC 6281 Jun 2011 Understanding Apple's Back to My Mac (BTMM) Service 9 RFCs
RFC 6301 Jul 2011 A Survey of Mobility Support in the Internet 1 RFC
RFC 6769 Oct 2012 Simple Virtual Aggregation (S-VA) 1 RFC
RFC 8023 Nov 2016 Report from the Workshop and Prize on Root Causes and Mitigation of Name Collisions
RFC 8793 Jun 2020 Information-Centric Networking (ICN): Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) and Named Data Networking (NDN) Terminology 4 RFCs

Active Internet-Drafts (0)

Lixia has no active Internet-Drafts as of 2024-02-24.

Expired Internet-Drafts (25)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity