PDL NEWS

2015

January 2015
Chad Dougherty CTI's Rookie of the Year!

The College of Engineering held its annual Staff Awards ceremony last week honoring exceptional staff for job performance, continuing education, enthusiasm, innovation and leadership. Congratulations to Chad Dougherty, a Principle Research Programmer with PDL, on winning CTI's Rookie of the Year Staff Award!

January 2015
Lorrie Cranor an ACM Fellow

Congratulations to Lorrie Cranor who has been made an ACM Fellow for contributions to research and education in usable privacy and security.

ACM recognizes its members for contributions to computing that are driving innovations across multiple domains and disciplines. “Our world has been immeasurably improved by the impact of their innovations. We recognize their contributions to the dynamic computing technologies that are making a difference to the study of computer science, the community of computing professionals, and the countless consumers and citizens who are benefiting from their creativity and commitment.”
-- info from ACM Press Room

2014

November 2014
Best Paper at Supercomputing 2014

Congratulations to Kai Ren, Qing Zheng, Swapnil Patil, and Garth Gibson, who recieved the best paper award at Supercomputing 2014 for their work on "IndexFS: Scaling File System Metadata Performance with Stateless Caching and Bulk Insertion." The paper was chosen from among 84 papers and 394 submissions; the conference hosted 10160 attendees.

The paper, slides and code release are available at http://www.pdl.cmu.edu/indexfs.

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