Hakim Weatherspoon is a 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.Research Group Members
Systems and Networking, Operating Systems, Advanced Systems, Advanced Distributed Storage Systems, Distributed Systems, Computer System Organization, and Systems Programming
- Williams, Dan, Hakim Weatherspoon. 2011. "Overdriver: Handling Memory Overload in an Oversubscribed Cloud." Newport Beach, CA, United States March 11.
- Freedman, Daniel A., Tudor Marian, Kenneth Birman, Hakim Weatherspoon. 2010. "Exact temporal characterization of 10 Gbps optical wide-area network." Melbourne, Australia, Australia November.
- Abu-Libdeh, Hussam, Lonnie Princehouse, Hakim Weatherspoon. 2010. "RACS: A Case for Cloud Storage Diversity." Indianapolis, IN, United States June.
- Balakrishnan, Mahesh, Tudor Marian, Kenneth Birman, Hakim Weatherspoon, Lakshmi Ganesh. 2010. "Maelstrom: Transparent Error Correction for Communication between Data Centers." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
- Chiming, Shen, Jia Qin, Sela Gur-Eyal, Song Weijia, Hakim Weatherspoon, Van Robbert. 2017. "Supercloud: A Library Cloud for Exploiting Cloud." Paper presented at appear in the ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS)
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
University of California- Berkeley 2006