Posted on 19/01/2013
Dr Gregory Chockler
Dr. Gregory Chockler joined us as a Reader in January 2013. He received a PhD degree in Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2003. Before coming to RHUL, he was a Research Scientist at IBM Research, and a postdoc with the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. While at IBM he received the 2010 and 2012 Outstanding Technical Accomplishment, 2012 Scientific Accomplishment, and 2011 Prominence and Eminence awards.
Gregory's research interests span all areas of distributed systems, and in particular, cloud computing, fault-tolerance, peer-to-peer computing, and middleware virtualization technologies. He regularly publishes and serves on organizing committees of flagship conferences in these fields. He was a guest editor of the special issue on Cloud Computing for Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), and presently serves on the Editorial Board of Information Processing Letters. He is a co-founder of the ACM/SIGOPS Workshop on Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware (LADIS).