Several Universities have actively participated in the DAFS Collaborative, and are involved in DAFS-related research. This research includes the creation of open source DAFS client and server reference implementations.
For more information, follow the links below.
Professor Jeff Chase directs the http://www.cs.duke.edu/ari/dafs/Duke University research.
Professor Margo Seltzer directs the Harvard University research.
Professor Norm Hutchinson directs the University of British Columbia research.