Building innovative systems of sufficient realism, scale, performance and usability to directly impact the practice of computing is a hallmark of Carnegie Mellon.

We often use the statement “System building is a first-class activity” to signify our belief that this activity is worthy of the finest minds and deserves the highest respect. We also believe that the effort involved in building realistic systems is amply rewarded by the insights gained and the impact achieved.

A rich tradition of systems such as Mach, Warp, Camelot, AFS, Spice, Hydra, Cm* and C.mmp stretching over twenty-five years forms the backdrop for our current research.

Faculty working in this area:

Last Firstsort ascending Title Email
Agarwal Yuvraj Associate Professor
Sekar Vyas Assistant Professor
Mowry Todd Professor & Director of Computer Science Doctoral Program
Kumar Swarun Assistant Professor
Seshan Srinivasan Professor ; Department Head, Computer Science Department
Goldstein Seth Associate Professor
Maxion Roy Research Professor
Dannenberg Roger Professor; Director of CS Masters Program
Harper Robert Professor
Vinayak Rashmi Korlakai Assistant Professor
Bryant Randy University Professor
Steenkiste Peter Professor of Computer Science And Electrical And Computer Engineering
Beckmann Nathan Assistant Professor
Harchol-Balter Mor Professor
Shaw Mary A. J. Perlis University Professor; Faculty
Satyanarayanan Mahadev Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science
Crane Keenan Assistant Professor
Sherry Justine Assistant Professor
Wing Jeannette Adjunct Faculty
Wactlar Howard Alumni Research Professor
Ganger Greg Professor
Fanti Giulia Assistant Professor
Gibson Garth Consulting Professor
Fink Eugene Senior Systems Scientist
Andersen David Professor
Garlan David Associate Dean for Masters Programs; Professor
Brumley David Affiliated Faculty
O'Hallaron David Professor of Computer Science And Electrical And Computer Engineering
Siewiorek Daniel Buhl University Professor of Electrical And Computer Engineering And Computer Science; Faculty
Faloutsos Christos Professor
Parno Bryan Associate Professor
Lucia Brandon Assistant Professor
Schmerl Bradley Principal Systems Scientist
Pavlo Andy Associate Professor
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