Hakim Weatherspoon is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University. His research interests cover various aspects of fault-tolerance, reliability, security, and performance of large Internet-scale systems such as cloud computing and distributed systems. Professor Weatherspoon is an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow. Also, he is the recipient of the NSF CAREER, DARPA Computer Science Study Panel, IBM Faculty Award, the NetApp Faculty Fellowship, and the Future Internet Architecture award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in the area of secure and fault-tolerant distributed wide-area storage systems (e.g. Antiquity, OceanStore, etc.) and received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Washington.
Systems and Networking. Prof. Weatherspoon's research interests cover various aspects of fault-tolerance, reliability, security, and performance of large Internet-scale systems such as cloud computing and distributed systems.
Systems and Networking, Operating Systems, Advanced Systems, Advanced Distributed Storage Systems, Distributed Systems, Computer System Organization, and Systems Programming
- 2011. "Overdriver: Handling Memory Overload in an Oversubscribed Cloud." Newport Beach, CA March 11. .
- 2010. "Exact temporal characterization of 10 Gbps optical wide-area network." Melbourne, Australia November. .
- 2010. "RACS: A Case for Cloud Storage Diversity." Indianapolis, IN June. .
- 2010. "Maelstrom: Transparent Error Correction for Communication between Data Centers." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. .
- 2016. "Smart spot instances for the supercloud." Proceedings of ACM EuroSys CrossCloud, London, England, April (2nd Quarter/Spring). .
Selected Awards and Honors
- Future Internet Architecture: NEBULA: A Future Internet that Supports Trustworthy Cloud Computing (National Science Foundation) 2011
- NetApp Faculty Fellowship (NetApp) 2011
- DARPA Computer Science Study Panel: Research Securing our Critical Network Infrastructure with the Software Defined Network Approach (DARPA) 2011
- University of Cambridge, Visiting Scholar 2015/ 2016
- Vice President of the USENIX Board of Directors 2016
- Ph D (Computer & Information Science), University of California- Berkeley, 2006