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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering

Justin Cappos, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Caption: NYU-Poly assistant professor Justin Cappos was named by Popular Science to its 2013 list of "Brilliant 10" young researchers chiefly for for his work on Seattle, a free, open-source cloud computing system that allows anyone to experience the Internet from the perspective of any location around the globe. Although some users employ Seattle for content distribution or to circumvent censorship, it also provides a safe platform for students to experiment with cybersecurity, mobile devices, and the web.

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