Princeton PhD Yuanyuan Zhou wins the 2015 ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award
Professor YY Zhou of the University of California at San Diego won the ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award this month. The award is given annually to "an individual who has demonstrated creativity and innovation in operating systems research." Professor Zhou earned her PhD from Princeton Computer Science in 2000, studying with Professor Kai Li. Her research is in system dependability, concurrency/multicore, data-mining/machine-learning on systems. She has also worked on file/storage systems, power management, and distributed shared memory. She has co-founded three start-ups (the first right after grad school in Princeton, New Jersey).