Connecting researchers, students, and engineers is the most important part of our mission at Red Hat Research. Here’s a partial list of the folks we work with—click through for the projects and papers that have resulted.
Frey Alfredsson received his MSc in Computer Science from Reykjavik University, Iceland. He is currently a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University. His PhD studies' primary focus is computer networking, with an emphasis on programmable networks involving XDP and eBPF.
Jason Anderson is the DevOps Lead for Chameleon, a large-scale, deeply reconfigurable experimental platform built to support Computer Sciences systems research. He leads day-to-day operations and future development on the OpenStack-based distributed deployment of Chameleon, which is currently running at multiple national research laboratories and host institutions.
Daniel Bachar is an MSc student in the Department of Computer Science at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. His research focuses on optimization of distributed container based systems and service mesh, specifically Kubernetes.
Ilya Baldin leads RENCI’s network research and infrastructure group (NRIG). He is a networking researcher with a wide range of interests, including high-speed optical network architectures, cross-layer interactions, novel signaling schemes, and network security.
Jesper Dangaard Brouer is a Principal Kernel Engineer at Red Hat with a passion for performance and scalability. He is the inventor of XDP, and generally spends his time optimising the Linux kernel network stack.
Anna Brunstrom received a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Pepperdine University, CA, in 1991, and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from College of William & Mary, VA, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. She joined the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University, Sweden, in 1996, where she is currently a Full Professor and Research Manager for the Distributed Systems and Communications Research Group.
Tomas Cerny is a Professor of Computer Science at Baylor University. He leads the cloudhubs research team, who looks to various projects in software engineering, code analysis, security, enterprise
application design, and quality assurance.
Mercè Crosas is the University Research Data Management Officer, with Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT), and Chief Data Science and Technology Officer at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS). Before re-joining Harvard in 2004, Dr. Crosas worked for six years in the educational software and biotech industries, initially as a software developer, and subsequently as director of the software development team.
As the Director of Engineering and Product, Michael is deeply involved in all aspects of development, operations and research in the Massachusetts Open Cloud. He also teaches parts of BU's EC500 Cloud Computing class.
Bandan Das is a software developer in the Virtualization group at Red Hat Collaboratory, working on the Linux kernel and the accompanying user-space component, Qemu, enabling and fixing various aspects of Linux Virtualization.
Ulrich Drepper is a Distinguished Engineer at Red Hat. He is part of the office of the CTO and concentrates on developing new technologies for high-performance computing (and machine learning specifically), mostly in collaboration with university groups.
Tomáš Effenberger is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at Masaryk University where he also received his master’s degree. After research internships at the University of Oxford and Google AI, he became a member of the Adaptive Learning group at Masaryk Universit
Clement Escoffier is a senior principal software engineer at Red Hat. He is a Java Champion and is leading the reactive effort at Red Hat. Before joining Red Hat, Clement had several professional lives, from academic positions to management.
Eddie Fisher is a recognized international project management subject matter expert who has been managing people as both line and project manager over the last 35 years. He is a subject matter expert on the people side of management (attitude, behaviour and competence) and strategic business management.
Martin Herbordt is Professor of ECE at BU where he directs the Computer Architecture and Automated Design Lab. He and his group have worked for many years in Computer Systems and especially computer architecture and High Performance Computing (HPC).
Toke Høiland-Jørgensen is a Principal Kernel Engineer at Red Hat working on the networking stack in general and XDP in particular. He holds a PhD in computer science on the topic of network performance, and has a special focus on ensuring low network latency.
James is a researcher at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He works on machine learning and statistical methods for broad problems in quantitative social science, such as privacy preservation, missing data, measurement error and human-guided machine learning.
Per Hurtig received a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Karlstad University, Sweden, in 2006 and 2012, respectively. He is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University. His research interests include transport protocols, low-latency Internet communication, multi-path transport and network emulation.
Andy Huynh is an IBM Fellow and a graduate student at Boston University who is also working with Red Hat. His Red Hat advisor is Josh Berkus. His research interest are in machine learning, data mining, and high performance computing
David leads the Sustainable Computing Lab, which conducts experimental computer systems research in the areas of cloud computing, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and cyber-physical systems, with a particular emphasis on applications to sustainability and energy efficiency.
Jan Jancar is a PhD student at the Centre for Research on Cryptography and Security (CRoCS) at Masaryk University in Brno working on side-channel attacks, elliptic curve cryptography and security of cryptographic implementations.
Frederick Jansen is the CTO at Nth Party, a company that builds and deploys next-generation privacy-enhancing solutions. Prior to co-founding Nth Party, Frederick worked as Associate Director of Engineering and Interim Director of the Software and Application Innovation Lab (SAIL) at Boston University.
Research Scientist at UC Santa Cruz, Incubator Fellow at the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research on Open Source Software (CROSS); Adjunct Professor at University of Sonora. Interested in large-scale distributed data management systems, applied aspects of data science, and reproducibility
Orran Krieger is the Co-Director of the BU Red Hat Collaboratory at the Hariri Institute for Computing, where he co-leads the Mass Open Cloud project. He is also a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University.
Agata focuses on authentication from the usable security point of view. She is mostly interested in the user perception of two-factor authentication and factors influencing this perception (and potential adoption of it).
Shir Landau Feibish is a senior lecturer (assistant professor) at the Open University of Israel. Before joining the Open University she was a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University. She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, where she was advised by Prof. Yehuda Afek and worked in collaboration with Prof. Anat Bremler-Barr.
The focus of Henrich's research is on analysis and verification of C/C++ programs. Currently, he is mostly interested in the efficient representation of program inputs (nondeterministic data) for the verification.
Frédéric Le Mouël is currently Full Professor in the National Institute for Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA Lyon, France), Telecommunications Department - a leading engineering school in
France, part of the University of Lyon. He is heading the Center for Innovation in Telecommunication and Integration of Services (INSA/Inria CITI Lab.), where he is leading the Dynamic Software and Distributed Systems for the Internet of Things research group (DynaMid Team).
Moritz Lipp is a University Assistant and PhD candidate at Graz University of Technology. His research focuses on microarchitectural attacks. He was involved in the discovery of many vulnerabilities including Meltdown, Spectre, ZombieLoad, LVI, Medusa, and Platypus
Professor of Scalable Data Analytics, School of Computing at Newcastle University and Fellow (2018-2022) of the Alan Turing Institute, UK's National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
Amin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University advised by Prof. Orran Krieger. He is a member of the Systems Research Group and he is associated with Mass Open Cloud (MOC).
Marziyeh Nourian is a Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University working with Dr. Michela Becchi. Her research has been focused on hardware-software co-design for high-performance computing, specifically targeting large-scale pattern matching and data transformation applications. Her research interests include parallel computing, heterogeneous, and reconfigurable architecture.
Radek Pelánek received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Masaryk University for his work on formal verification. Since 2010 his research interests focus on areas of educational data mining and artificial intelligence in education
Ali Raza is a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, working with Professor Orran Krieger. His area of interest is Operating Systems, specifically turning the Linux kernel into a unikernel.
Anna Řechtáčková is a Master's student at Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University. After working on a project in static analysis for formal verification, she moved on to working on a Python linter EduLint designed to help beginning programmers learn better coding style.
Kate Saenko is a faculty member at Boston University and a consulting professor at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab. She leads the Computer Vision and Learning Group at BU and is the founder and co-director of the Artificial Intelligence Research (AIR) initiative.
Martin is a PhD student in the CoreSec group of Daniel Gruss at the IAIK at Graz University of Technology. His main research interest is system security in the field of microarchitectural security with a focus on remote attacks.
Vladimír Štill is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University in Brno. His research topic is the correctness analysis of parallel programs written in C and C++. His work includes finding new analysis techniques and their implementation in the DIVINE tool.
Sahil Tikale is a PhD candidate in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University co-advised by Prof. Orran Krieger, Prof. Larry Rudolph, Prof. David Starobinsky and Prof. Peter Desnoyers. He is broadly interested in design, building and evaluation of cloud-scale systems.
Ata Turk works on the design and development of cloud-based platforms, especially cloud monitoring, logging and alerting systems, and also works on improving the performance, security, or efficiency of cloud frameworks using machine learning or combinatorial mechanisms.
While a Master's student at Northeastern University, Sona Varma participated in research, including the Agentless Introspection of Bare Metal Systems project, and she was also a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
Ondřej Žižlavský is a Czech Expert specialized in management control and performance measurement systems with particular emphasis on the concept of innovation projects. He has conducted research projects in the Czech Republic supported by the Czech Science Foundation, Czech Technology Agency of the Czech Republic as well as many research short-term projects under the auspices of Brno University of Technology.
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