EECS Participates in 4th Annual Greater Chicago Area Systems Research Workshop

The 4th Annual Greater Chicago Area Systems Research Workshop (GCASR 2015) was held at the UIC Forum in downtown Chicago.

The 4th Annual Greater Chicago Area Systems Research Workshop (GCASR 2015) was held at the UIC Forum in downtown Chicago on Monday, April 27, 2015, which saw numerous Northwestern EECS Faculty & Students participate.

GCASR is a long-running effort to combine the strengths of systems researchers at institutions in the Chicago area, including Northwestern. GCASR 2015 had 340 registered participants, almost double the number of the previous year.  

EECS was represented at GCASR through talks by Prof. Jennie Duggan and Prof. Alok Choudhary, and six posters on current research by Majed Beigi, Yigit Demir, Prof. Peter Dinda, Kyle Hale, Prof. Nikos Hardavellas, Ali Gok, Prof. Gokhan Memik, Prof. Seda Ogrenci-Memik, Besnik Pashaj, Maciej Swiech, and Georgios Tziantzioulis.

More broadly, work was presented at the workshop from Argonne, Dartmouth, DePaul, IIT, Loyola, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Peking University, Purdue, UIC, UIUC, U.Toronto, U.Chicago, U.Michigan, and U.Wisconsin. Industry presenters included 4C Insights, Bell Labs, HERE, Hewlett Packard, Hunch Analytics, IBM Research, NetApp, Nokia, Personify, Orbitz, RSA Labs, and SRI.