Category Archives: Technology

2019 NCWIT Seed Fund Award

Prof. Gorlatova is part of a Duke University team that received a 2019 National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Seed Fund award to support further engagement of undergraduate women in systems and networking research. The award was presented … Continue reading

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Undergraduate students presenting their work on next-generation augmented reality at Duke University undergraduate research showcases

Three undergraduate students have presented the results of their independent studies in CS and ECE poster sessions and demonstrations here at Duke University. Michael Glushakov presented a poster and a demo of his work on edge computing-supported augmented reality with … Continue reading

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NSF Computer Systems Research Grant: Multi-tier Service Architecture in IoT-Edge-Cloud-Paradigms

Yale University Prof. Wenjun Hu and Duke University Prof. Maria Gorlatova received an NSF Computer Systems Research (CSR) Small Collaborative grant to examine joint concurrent optimization of multiple applications in multi-tier edge/fog computing architectures. [Award Information]

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2017 IEEE Fog World Congress

IEEE Fog World Congress was a blast. It takes a lot to put together an inaugural conference on a new topic — the organizing committee did a great job putting the event together. Moderating theĀ Fog and Edge from the Practitioners’ … Continue reading

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NYC Media Lab Summit’17 Demonstration

We presented a demonstration of a fog computing testbed we designed and developed at the NYC Media Lab Summit in the New York City. The testbed use case we presented in this demonstration focused on computing a specific type of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Azure Research Award

We are grateful to Microsoft for supporting our work with a Microsoft Azure Research Award, which provides us the equivalent of $20,000 in Azure computing services. The award will help us study new fog-specific computing program decompositions and performance-costs tradeoffs … Continue reading

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Improv Training Helps to Enjoy The Randomness of Public Speaking

Now living in a lush quiet suburban New Jersey Princeton area, I miss exactly two things about New York City: the food scene and my improv classes. If I move to a big city yet again, improv training will be … Continue reading

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Lesser-known Differences between Academia and Industry

The Chronicle recently published an interesting opinion piece that mentions several aspects of working in academia that may not be as evident as commonly discussed ones. Having worked in industry and academia, I appreciated the commentary. There are indeed relatively … Continue reading

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2016 IEEE Communications Society Young Author Best Paper Award

Aya Wallwater, Gil Zussman, and myself received the 2016 IEEE Communications Society Young Author Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE GLOBECOM earlier this week, for our paper on measurements and algorithms for networks of energy harvesting nodes that appeared … Continue reading

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How Slow is a Pebble Watch?

Just as a I started considering using Pebble Watches as a low-power IoT platform for my experiments with fog computing, Pebble announced that the watches will not be manufactured anymore. Pebble is sold to Fitbit; independent operation of Pebble stops. … Continue reading

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