September 2018

  1. 3 new graduate students join DCSL. Shikhar Suryavansh (dependable edge computing, co-advised with Mung Chiang), Manish Nagaraj (blockchain-based security in embedded systems, co-advised with Aniket Kate of CS), and Chandan Bothra (cellular device-network cooperation). Welcome!
  2. 1 new REU undergraduate student joins DCSL – Alex Medoff. Alex will be working with Ashraf on reconfiguration in distributed systems.
  3. One paper, 7 authors, 5 different organizations. Purdue and 4 different companies: Adobe Research, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google. Our Middleware 18 paper Pythia. Congrats to Ran for shepherding this diverse bunch. The paper shows how to co-locate multiple workloads on datacenter machines while avoiding resource contention. [ PDF ]