Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Mor Harchol-Balter is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. She received her doctorate from the Computer Science department at the University of California at Berkeley under the direction of Manuel Blum. She is a recipient of the McCandless Chair, the NSF CAREER award, the NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Mathematical Sciences, multiple best paper awards, and several teaching awards, including the Herbert A. Simon Award for Teaching Excellence.
Professor Harchol-Balter is heavily involved in the ACM SIGMETRICS research community. Her work focuses on designing new scheduling/resource allocation policies for various distributed computer systems including Web servers, distributed supercomputing servers, networks of workstations, and database systems. Her work spans both queueing analysis and implementation and emphasizes integrating measured workload distributions into the problem solution.