I am an RSM in the Services Research group of the Industry and Cloud Solutions department. I have joined IBM as a postdoctoral researcher in November 2012. My interests mainly revolve around big data analytics, mobile cloud computing, data center management and, most recently, data sharing in blockchain-enabled systems.
I graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in September 2012. My supervisors were Prof. Gustavo Alonso and Prof. Timothy Roscoe, from the Systems Group. Prior to that, in 2008 I graduated from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, with an Engineer degree in Computer Science.
During my Ph.D., I spent 4 months as an intern at IBM T.J. Watson, in the Middleware and Virtualization Management group and worked on efficient placement algorithms for distributed applications in large data centers.
Most recently I have served as a reviewer for EDBT, Eurosys, VLDB, Middleware, JISA, IJSNET, JNCA, Software: Practice and Experience, ACM MobileSoft and GHC.