People

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Steve Ko

Steve Ko is an assistant professor at UB CSE. His research interest is in systems in general. He graduated with PhD from UIUC in 2009, spent one year as a postdoc at Princeton, and joined UB in 2010. He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2014, the UB Young Investigator Award in 2014, the UB Engineering Early Career Teacher of the Year Award in 2015, and the UB Teaching Innovation Award in 2016.

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Kyungho Jeon

Kyungho Jeon is a fourth year PhD student working on the PigOut project. His research interest is in big data infrastructure in the cloud. Before joining UB, he graduated with MS from Seoul National University in Korea.

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Feng Shen

Feng Shen is a third year PhD student working on the BlueSeal project. He is co-advised by Steve Ko and Lukas Ziarek. His research interest is in distributed systems, programming languages, and security. Before joining UB, he graduated with MS from Arkansas State University.

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Taeyeon Ki

Taeyeon Ki is a second year PhD student working on the PhoneLab project. His research interest is in mobile computing and applications. Before joining UB, he worked as a system programmer at the R&D center for SK Telecom in Seoul, Korea, developing device drivers and applications for Digital Video Recorder (DVR) systems.

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Yin Yan

Yin Yan is a first year PhD student working on the RTDroid project. He is co-advised by Steve Ko and Lukasz Ziarek. His research interest lies in real-time OS and embedded systems. Before joining UB, he worked as a software engineer for EGGsist LTD in Beijing, China.

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Sharath Chandrashekhara

Sharath Chandrashekhara is a PhD student working on the PigOut project. His research interest is distributed systems and cloud storage. Before joining UB, he worked for NetApp, Bangalore and Cisco Video Technologies, Bangalore. He also worked as a software intern at Amazon AWS in 2013 and 2014.

Alumni

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Varun Anand

Varun Anand graduated with MS. His thesis was on using multiple interfaces at the HTTP layer, co-advised by Karthik Dantu and Steve Ko. His first employment after graduation is Akamai. Before joining UB, he worked as a software engineer for Accenture, Bangalore.

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Maulik Dave

Maulik Dave worked as a full-time PhoneLab administrator. He is interested in mobile systems research in general. Before joining UB, he worked for IBM as a Client Technical Specialist and graduated with MS from UB in 2012.

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Shaun Cosgrove

Shaun Cosgrove graduated with MS. While at UB, he worked on the RTDroid project. He was co-advised by Steve Ko and Lukasz Ziarek. His research interest lies in real-time OS, real-time Java, and embedded systems. Before joining UB, he worked as a software engineer for Instillo Ltd on their Android based products.