Research Interests

  • Performance and Reliability
  • Operating Systems
  • Distributed Systems


  • Nosayba El-Sayed, Ioan Stefanovici, George Amvrosiadis, Andy A. Hwang, Bianca Schroeder, “Temperature Management in Data Centers: Why Some (Might) Like It Hot,” Proceedings of the 12th ACM SIGMETRICS/PERFORMANCE joint international conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS/Performance 2012)
    Awarded best paper! ACM | PDF | Tech Report
    Mentioned in Communications of the ACM, Oct 2012: “Redesigning the Data Center
  • Andy A. Hwang, Ioan Stefanovici, Bianca Schroeder, “Cosmic Rays Don’t Strike Twice: Understanding the Nature of DRAM Errors and the Implications for System Design,” Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS 2012)
    ACM | PDF
    Article by, August 2012: “Your PC Just Crashed? Don’t Blame Microsoft

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