Gorry Fairhurst


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    Research Keywords:

    IPDVB; IETF; Internet; TCP/IP; DVB-RCS; ULE; GSE; Transport; Satcom

    Research Interests:

    I hold a Chair in the School of Engineering within the College of Physical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen, UK. I participate in the teaching activities of the School, in taught courses, laboratory activities and undergraduate and postgraduate project supervision. Over the years, I have presented various undergraduate courses (these include a popular web-based Communications Engineering course)

    I conduct my research in in Communications Engineering within the Electronics Research Group (a part of the School's Communication and Imaging Research Group), where I specialise in Internet Engineering, especially Internet Transport Protocols. I research protocol design and have worked on IP-based architecture for satellite systems. My research also includes Internet and Digital Video Broadcast.


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    Research Output 1997 2019

    Evaluating the impact of transport mechanisms on web performance for effective web access

    Mohideen, A. I. C., Rajiullah, M., Secchi, R., Fairhurst, G., Brunstrom, A. & Weinrank, F., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 137, p. 25-34 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Network protocols

    Measuring mobile performance in the Tor network with OnionPerf

    Custura, A., Learmonth, I. & Fairhurst, G., 5 Aug 2019, TMA 2019 - Proceedings of the 3rd Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference. Lim, K-W., Secci, S., Chrisment, I., Tabourier, L. & Fiore, M. (eds.). IEEE Press, p. 233-238 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Wireless networks

    A Tale of Two Checksums

    Fairhurst, G., Jones, T. H. & Zullo, R., 5 Nov 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

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    Autonomous monitoring framework for resource-constrained environments

    Nazir, S., Hamdoun, H., Verdicchio, F. & Fairhurst, G., 2018, In : Cyber-Physical Systems. 4, 3, p. 137-155 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Intelligent systems
    Information systems


    Fairhurst, G., 28 Mar 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

    Activities 2018 2018

    • 1 Invited talk

    Mobile measurement of path transparency

    Iain Learmonth (Speaker), Godred Fairhurst (Speaker)
    25 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk


    Press / Media

    We need better broadband but the politicians can’t agree how to deliver it

    Fiona Williams & Gorry Fairhurst


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    Satellite system makes eagle spotting a doddle in Scotland

    Sajid Nazir & Gorry Fairhurst


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    Out of town, out of the loop: rural areas need broadband

    Claire Denise Wallace, Gorry Fairhurst, Leanne Claire Townsend & Nikhil George Ninan


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'


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