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 descending Title Email
Pavlo Andy Assistant Professor
Schmerl Bradley Principal Systems Scientist
Lucia Brandon Assistant Professor
Parno Bryan Associate Professor
Faloutsos Christos Professor
Siewiorek Daniel Buhl University Professor of Electrical And Computer Engineering And Computer Science; Faculty
Brumley David Professor, ECE; Associate Professor, CSD
Andersen David Associate Professor
Garlan David Associate Dean for Masters Programs; Professor
O'Hallaron David Professor of Computer Science And Electrical And Computer Engineering
Fink Eugene Senior Systems Scientist
Gibson Garth Professor, Associate Dean for Masters Programs
Ganger Greg Professor
Wactlar Howard Alumni Research Professor
Wing Jeannette Consulting Professor
Sherry Martins Justine Assistant Professor
Crane Keenan Assistant Professor
Satyanarayanan Mahadev Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science
Harchol-Balter Mor Professor
Beckmann Nathan Assistant Professor
Steenkiste Peter Professor of Computer Science And Electrical And Computer Engineering
Bryant Randy University Professor
Vinayak Rashmi Korlakai Assistant Professor
Harper Robert Professor
Goldstein Seth Associate Professor
Seshan Srinivasan Professor
Kumar Swarun Assistant Professor
Mowry Todd Professor & Director of Computer Science Doctoral Program
Sekar Vyas Assistant Professor
Agarwal Yuvraj Assistant Professor
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