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UW CSE Ph.D. alum Roxana Geambasu named 2014 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

roxana2011 UW CSE Ph.D. alum Roxana Geambasu, now on the faculty at Columbia University, is one of 14 faculty members worldwide named 2014 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows.

Roxana’s research concerns computer systems in a broad sense, including distributed systems, the Web, security and privacy, operating systems, and databases. More specifically, her current research focuses on the challenges and opportunities created by today’s emerging technologies, such as the Web, cloud computing, and powerful mobile devices.

Roxana joins a long line of UW CSE faculty members and alums who have been honored with Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowships: Ph.D. alum Emma Brunskill (faculty at Carnegie Mellon) in 2012; faculty member Shwetak Patel and Ph.D. alum Noah Snavely (faculty at Cornell) in 2011; faculty member Luis Ceze in 2009; faculty member Magda Balazinska in 2007; and postdoc alum Aaron Hertzmann in 2006.

Congratulations Roxana!