Evi Nemeth

Evi Nemeth is well-known in technology circles as the matriarch of system administration and technology infrastructure measurement. She has been named as one of the “Top 25 Women on the Web,” and has been published over 20 times. Throughout her life, Evi has carried the torch as one who separates myth from reality in the technology arena. Evi is best known in mathematical circles for originally identifying inadequacies in the “Diffie-Hellman trap,” the basis for a large portion of modern network cryptography.

As a professor, Evi taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder, the State University of New York, and Dartmouth College, and was a visiting lecturer at UC San Diego. In her recent work at the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), Evi led the Internet Engineering Curriculum (IEC) Repository, an NSF-funded project to assist educators and others interested in Internet technology in keeping up with developments in the field. The IEC Repository is a collection of teaching materials from university courses, vendor training materials, and tutorials that have been contributed by their individual authors.

Evi holds a B.A. in mathematics from Penn State University, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. She is also co-author of the best-selling “UNIX System Administration Handbook” (Prentice Hall, 2000) and “Linux Administration Handbook” (Prentice Hall, 2002).