headshot of John Kubiatowicz taken outside, wearing a cap

Research Expertise and Interest

computer architecture, quantum computer design, internet-scale storage systems and peer-to-peer networking, operating systems & networking, computer security

Research Description

John Kubiatowicz is a professor in  the Division of Computer Science.   His current research includes exploring the design of extremely-wide area storage utilities and developing secure protocols and routing infrastructures that provide privacy, security, and resistance to denial of service, while still allowing the caching of data anywhere, anytime. Also, exploring the space of Introspective Computing, namely systems which perform continuous, on-line adaptation. Applications include on-chip tolerance of flaky components and continuous optimization to adapt to server failures and denial of service attacks.

He received a double B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Physics, 1987, M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 1993, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Minor in Physics, 1998, all from M.I.T.   He joined the faculty of EECS at UC Berkeley in 1998.

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