June 17, 9.00-10.00
Kathryn S McKinley, Senior Staff Researcher, Google Cloud
Title: Resource Efficiency and Capacity when Customers are Unpredictable
Bio: Kathryn S. McKinley is a Senior Staff Research Scientist at Google (2017-present). She received her BA, MS, and PhD from Rice University. Her research interests span programming languages, compilers, runtime systems, operating systems, cloud systems, and architecture with a focus on performance, parallelism, and memory systems. She and her collaborators have produced software systems widely used in industry and academia: the DaCapo Java Benchmarks (31,800+ downloads), the TRIPS Compiler, the Hoard memory manager (used by OS X), the MMTk memory management toolkit, the Immix garbage collector (in Jikes RVM, Haxe, Rubinius, and Scala), incremental parallelism in Bing, and the SHIM profiler. Her research papers have garnered five historical impact awards and ten were recognized with best conference and best in area awards. She has graduated 22 PhD students. She and her husband have three sons. Dr. McKinley is an IEEE Fellow and ACM Fellow.
June 18, 9.00-10.00
Indranil Gupta, Professor, & Associate-Head, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
June 19, 9.00-10.00
Patrizio Pelliccione, Associate Professor at Chalmers / University of Gothenburg and University of L’Aquila