Events, News, Interesting Links!
- Chandra co-directs the Lab for Research on Adaptive Computing Environments (RACELab) and research efforts on SmartFarm, VIGILANCE, and EAGER with Prof. Rich Wolski. Previous research and technology transfer: AppScale[*]
- SmartFarm in the news! NPR, UCSB Sustainability, Wine/Tech/Food, TEDxFargo, MISE, UCSB'15
- Sedgwick Reserve camera trap video: "Circle of Life"
- Thinking about pursuing a PhD in CS? Watch these videos!
- UCSB Computer Science Ranked 1st in PayScale’s 2015-16 College Salary Report (more details)
- UCSB Ranked 8th by US News
- UCSB CS Ranked in Top 10 by National Research Council
- A Drone's Eye View of UCSB
Chandra's Research InterestsAreas: Programming systems, cloud computing and services, and the Internet of Things (IoT)
Specifics: Improving the performance, energy efficiency, and behavior of programs for a wide range of systems (from resource-constrained devices to clusters of workstations to hybrid cloud systems) via adaptive compiler, runtime, and OS techniques that are guided by dynamically changing program behavior and resource availability.Current projects and recent related publications:
- UCSB SmartFarm
Hybrid Edge Cloud System and Sensor Network for Simplifying and Automating Agriculture Analytics
[DSFEW16] (Overview/PDF) [TEDxFargo Talk]
- Where's the Bear (WTB)?
Combining IoT and Cloud Technology to Automate Categorization of Wildlife Camera Trap Images
- Next-Generation Cloud Systems
Hybrid Cloud Computing, Edge Clouds, Service Level Objectives and Agreements, API Governance, and more
[SOCC15] [CloudCom15] [FOP15a] [GCA15] [IC2E15] [FOP15b] [IEEE SCC14] [FOP14] [IEEE/ACM HPCS14] [GECON14] [AppScale] [IEEEIC13]
A full list of our papers can be found here. Back to top
Recent Teaching and Service
- UCSB Computer Science Vice Chair of the Undergraduate Program
- UCSB Computer Science Committees: Chair - Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Member - Undergraduate Affairs, Strategic Planning, and Computer Engineering Program
- General Chair for the 2016 ACM Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI) in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA!
- Faculty Advisor for the UCSB Sedgwick Reserve
- Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC)
- Associate Editor EAI Transactions on Cloud Systems
- Distinguished Review Board Member, ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO) June 2014 - May 2015
Recent Awards and Recognition