Tips & Misc.
Davis Center, Room 3508
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
E-mail: brecht AT uwaterloo DOT ca
Phone: (519) 888-4567 x35892
December 2017: I've received funding from Google to support our WiFi research.
Nov 17, 2017: The significantly extended version of our Libception paper
has been accepted to TOMPECS (this was a fast-tracked best paper award nomination
from ICPE 2017).
Oct 23, 2017:
and I will be general co-chairs of SOSP 2019.
Sept 29, 2017: I gave a talk on our WiFi characterization work at the
The recorded video is available
here on YouTube.
August 21, 2017: Ali Abedi succesfully defended his Ph.D. thesis.
Aug 11, 2017: The signficantly extended version of our T-SIMn paper has
been accepted for publication in the journal Computer Communications
(this was a fast-tracked best paper award nomination from MSiM 2016).
Jul 14, 2017: Our paper on Nessie our RDMA-based Key-Value Store has been accepted for publications in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.
June 20, 2017: I gave a talk on our WiFi work at Qualcomm in San Jose.
June 19, 2017: I gave a talk on our WiFi work at Google in Mountain View.
Apr 25, I presented our paper
Conducting Repeatable Experiments in Highly Variable Cloud Computing Environments at
Apr 24, 2017: Ben presented our Libception paper at
Apr 5, 2017: Our Libception paper has been selected as one of four best paper award candidates at
Mar 31, 2017: David Pariag presented our paper at PAM 2017, in Sydney, Australia
Dec 16, 2016: David Pariag and I have had our paper
``Application Bandwidth and Flow Rates from 3 Trillion Flows Across 45 Carrier Networks'' accepted to
Nov 30, 2016: Jim Summers was the runner up for the
2016 SPEC Kaivalya Dixit Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Nov 28, 2016: my postdoc Kamal Rahimi Malekshan started work at
Nov 23, 2016: I have been awarded a three year
Cheriton Faculty Fellowship.
Nov 19, 2016: Our Libception and RMIT paper submissions have been accepted to
Nov 16, 2016: Ali Abedi presented our 802.11n network characterization work at
MSWiM in Malta.
Nov 14, 2016: Ali Abedi presented our T-SIMn work with Andrew Heard at
MSWiM in Malta.
Sept 26, 2016: Jim Summers presented our work on characterizing Netflix server workloads
at IISWC in Providence.
Sept 20, 2016: I've been chosen to co-chair the
program committee with
David M. Nichol.
It will be held in Banff!
Sept 9, 2016: Jim Summers has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis.
High-Performance Internet Systems, Services and Applications
(especially Streaming Video Services);
Systems Support for the Internet of Things;
Parallel and Distributed Systems;
Prospective students: I am currently looking for highly motivated
graduate students (or undergrads interested in a URA) who enjoy
designing, implementing, and improving the
performance of systems, networks and applications.
More information about the School's graduate program requirements can be found
If you are interesting in working with me
please read this before sending me email.
Sat Feb 3 12:18:27 EST 2018