Ram Alagappan

Ram Alagappan
Ram Alagappan
ADJ ASST PROF
Assistant Professor

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Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2019
  • M.S. in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2018

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science, 2022-Present
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, VMware Research Group, 2020-2022

Research Interests

  • Storage systems
  • Distributed systems
  • Operating systems

Research Areas

Teaching Honors

  • Nominated for Wisconsin SACM CoW Teaching Award (2020)
  • CS 739 (distributed systems) at Wisconsin ranked 1st among all Spring 2020 courses in student evaluations (2020)

Research Honors

  • Best Paper Nominee FAST (2017)
  • Best Paper FAST (2017)
  • Best Paper FAST (2018)
  • UW CS Graduate Student Research (Best Dissertation Research) Award - Honorable Mention (2019)
  • Best Paper at FAST (2020)

Public Service Honors

  • Best Shadow PC Reviewer at EuroSys (2019)
  • Distinguished Reviewer HotStorage (2021)

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 598 RAP - Cloud Stor Sys: Theory&Practic