Monthly Archives: April 2016

Prof. Patricia Lago named one of the top fifty most inspirational women in the Dutch technology sector

Inspiring Fifty is a pan-European programme that identifies, encourages, develops and showcases women in leadership positions within the technology sector.
The aim of the initiative is to showcase and celebrate amazing women to provide girls and young women in the Netherlands with role models who can show them that a career path in technology can be an exciting and rewarding one. The ultimate aim of our work is to help address the gender imbalance in the technology sector and build a more positive future for the next generation.

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Best Paper Award for Grace Lewis and Patricia Lago

At the flagship International Conferences on Software Architecture, IEEE/IFIP WICSA and Comparch 2016, Grace Lewis and Patricia Lago received a Best Paper Award. The paper presents a decision model for cyber-foraging systems, i.e. software systems and cyber-physical systems that by design optimize the use of resources like energy, cloud services, battery, in resource-scarce environments. Grace will defend her PhD thesis on June 7, 2016. The paper is in collaboration with the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, and co-authored with prof. Paris Avgeriou (RuG).
Congrats Grace and Patricia!

Fahimeh Alizadeh Moghaddam wins the ASCI Track Best Flash Presentation Award at ICT.Open 2016

me2Fahimeh, joint PhD student from S2 group at VU and SNE group at UvA, won the ASCI Track Best Flash Presentation Award at the ICT.Open 2016 in March. Congrats Fahimeh!

In her work, she introduces a scalable power efficient approach to schedule the incoming load in data centers. It is shown that running applications with different quality requirements can achieve power-saving and high-performance. Full work will be presented at the NetSoft conference in Seoul, South Korea (June, 2016). Stay tuned!