Chandra Krintz

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Name: Chandra Krintz

Bio: Chandra Krintz is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and co-founder and Chief Scientist of AppScale Systems, Inc. She joined the UCSB faculty in 2001 after receiving her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Chandra has led a number of different research projects that have advanced the state-of-the-art in programming and distributed systems in ways that improve performance and energy consumption, and that ease development and deployment of software. Recently, her work has focused on the intersection of IoT, edge and cloud computing, and data analytics with applications in farming, ranching, and conservation science (cf SmartFarm and Where’s The Bear (WTB)). Chandra has advised over 60 undergraduate and graduate students, has published numerous research articles regarding the implementation of programming languages in venues that include OOPSLA, DEBS, SEC, ASPLOS, IoTDI, WWW, HotCloud, Cloud, PLDI, TPDS, IC2E, and others, participates in efforts to broaden participation in computing, and is the progenitor of the AppScale project. Chandra’s efforts have been recognized with a NSF CAREER award, the CRA-W Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA), the UCSB Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, and as the 2015 UCSB Sustainability Champion.

Country: United States

Affiliation: UC Santa Barbara

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Research interests: programming systems, internet-of-things, edge and cloud computing, performance/energy optimization


SPLASH 2020Committee Member in Review Committee within the OOPSLA-track
LCTES 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the LCTES 2019-track
PLDI 20192016 General Chair in Steering Committee
LCTES 2018Committee Member in Program Committee
SPLASH 2018Committee Member in External Reviewers within the OOPSLA-track
LCTES 2017Committee Member in Program Committee
PLDI 2018Committee Member in Steering Committee
VEE 2017Committee Member in Program Committee
LCTES 2016Committee Member in Program Committee
PLDI 2017Committee Member in Steering Committee
PLDI 2016General Chair in Organizing Committee
General Chair of Chair's Welcome and Distinguished Paper Announcements (part of Invited Speakers)
SPLASH 2012Committee Member in Program Committee within the OOPSLA Research Papers-track
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