Ion Stoica

Professor

Biography

Ion Stoica is a Professor in the EECS Department at University of California at Berkeley. HHe does research on cloud computing and networked computer systems. Past work includes Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, Tachyon, Chord DHT, and Dynamic Packet State (DPS). He is an ACM Fellow and has received numerous awards, including the SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award (2015), the SIGCOMM Test of Time Award (2011), and the ACM doctoral dissertation award (2001). In 2013, he co-founded Databricks a startup to commercialize technologies for Big Data processing, and in 2006 he co-founded Conviva, a startup to commercialize technologies for large scale video distribution.

Education

  • 2000, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1989, M.S., Computer Science and Control Engineering, Polytechnic University Bucharest

Selected Publications

Awards, Memberships and Fellowships