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Leana Golubchik

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Stephen and Etta Varra Professor, and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering-Systems and Computer Science

Education

  • Doctoral Degree, Computer Science, University of California - Los Angeles
  • Master's Degree, Computer Science, University of California - Los Angeles
  • Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, University of California - Los Angeles

Biography


Leana Golubchik is the Stephen and Etta Varra Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (with a joint appointment in Computer Science) at USC. She also serves as the Director of the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program. Prior to that, she was on the faculty at the University of Maryland and Columbia University. Leana received her PhD from UCLA. Her research interests are broadly in the design and evaluation of large scale distributed systems, including hybrid clouds and data centers and their applications in data analytics, machine learning, and privacy. Leana is the Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (ToMPECS). She received several awards, including the IBM Faculty Award, the NSF CAREER Award, and the Okawa Foundation Award; she is a member of the IFIP WG 7.3 and a Fellow of AAAS.

Awards


  • 2011 WTS-LA Diversity Leadership Award
  • 2008 IBM IBM Faculty Award
  • 2002 Okawa Foundation Research Award
  • 2001 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
  • 2000 Member of IFIP WG 7.3
Appointments
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Systems
  • Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

Office
  • EEB 350
  • Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center
  • 3740 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2562

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4524
  • leana@usc.edu

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