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Bryan Ford


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Opportunities are available for top graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and undergraduate interns. Feel free to contact me if you have a combination of creativity, self-motivation, strong technical skills, and interests in or around my research areas.

Brief Bio

Bryan Ford leads the Decentralized/Distributed Systems (DeDiS) research group at Yale University. His work focuses broadly on building secure systems, touching on many particular topics including secure and certified OS kernels, parallel and distributed computing, privacy-preserving technologies, and Internet architecture. He has received the Jay Lepreau Best Paper Award at OSDI, and grants from NSF, DARPA, and ONR, including the NSF CAREER award. His pedagogical achievements include PIOS, the first OS course framework leading students through development of a working, native multiprocessor OS kernel. Prof. Ford earned his B.S. at the University of Utah and his Ph.D. at MIT, while researching topics including mobile device naming and routing, virtualization, microkernel architectures, and touching on programming languages and formal methods.

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Bryan Ford Updated Saturday, 19-Apr-2014 16:13:17 EDT