Assistant Professor of Computer Science
MS 256-80, California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125
B.Sc., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2001; M.Sc., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004; Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007.
adamw AT caltech.edu
Adam Wierman is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the California Institute of Technology. He received his PhD (2007) and MS (2004) in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University under the supervision of Mor Harchol-Balter. He received his BS with University Honors in Computer Science and Mathematics with minors in Psychology and Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University (2001). He recently served as a visiting researcher at the EURANDOM institute in the Netherlands.
Wierman is a recipient of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, a Siebel Scholars Fellowship, a best student paper award at the ACM Sigmetrics conference, and multiple teaching awards, including the Alan J. Perlis Student Teaching Award and the Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Student Teaching Award.
His current research interests are in applications of queueing and scheduling theory for computer performance evaluation, particulary with respect to web servers and routers.