Yuval Shavitt received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and D.Sc. degrees from the Technion, Haifa, Israel in 1986, 1992, and 1996, respectively. After one year as a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University at Baltimore, MD he joined the networking center at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Holmdel, NJ where he worked on network management, QoS routing, and wireless networks.
Since 2000 he is a faculty member at the School of Electrical Engineering at Tel Aviv University. In 2004 he incepted the DIMES project for mapping the Internet infrastructure, which revolutionized the field of Internet measurement and mapping. In addition to his work on network measurements and analysis, Prof. Shavitt works on algorithms for the analysis of large graphs, IP geolocations, and protection of the Internet routing infrastructure.