Bruce Maggs

Pelham Wilder Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Pelham Wilder Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
  • Professor of Computer Science
  • Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
  • Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
  • Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Contact Information

  • Office Location: LSRC D312, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-6523
  • Email Address:
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  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989

Courses Taught

  • COMPSCI 514: Advanced Computer Networks
  • ECE 558: Advanced Computer Networks

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Larisch, J., W. Aqeel, M. Lum, Y. Goldschlag, L. Kannan, K. Torshizi, Y. Wang, et al. “Hammurabi: A Framework for Pluggable, Logic-Based X.509 Certificate Validation Policies.” In Proceedings of the Acm Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 1857–70, 2022.
  • Chan, T. H. H., K. M. Chung, B. Maggs, and E. Shi. “Foundations of Differentially Oblivious Algorithms.” Journal of the Acm 69, no. 4 (August 26, 2022).
  • Zhang, X., T. Sen, Z. Zhang, T. April, B. Chandrasekaran, D. Choffnes, B. M. Maggs, H. Shen, R. K. Sitaraman, and X. Yang. “AnyOpt: Predicting and optimizing IP Anycast performance.” In Sigcomm 2021  Proceedings of the Acm Sigcomm 2021 Conference, 447–62, 2021.
  • Shi, E., W. Aqeel, B. Chandrasekaran, and B. Maggs. “Puncturable Pseudorandom Sets and Private Information Retrieval with Near-Optimal Online Bandwidth and Time.” In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 12828 LNCS:641–69, 2021.
  • Bhattacherjee, D., W. Aqeel, G. Laughlin, B. M. Maggs, and A. Singla. “A Bird's Eye View of the World's Fastest Networks.” In Proceedings of the Acm Sigcomm Internet Measurement Conference, Imc, 521–27, 2020.