The Max Planck Institute for Software Systems conducts high-risk, high-impact research in all areas related to the design, analysis, modeling, implementation and evaluation of complex software systems.
It is one of eighty institutes run by the Max Planck Society, which is world-renowned for its basic research in medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, technology and the humanities.
MPI-SWS faculty member Björn Brandenburg and his PhD students have recently won two best paper awards. Brandenburg, Arpan Gujarati, and Felipe Cerqueira have won a 2013 ECRTS Outstanding Paper Award for their paper "Schedulability Analysis of the Linux Push and Pull Scheduler with Arbitrary Processor Affinities," while Brandenburg and Alexander Wieder have won the 2013 SIES (IEEE Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems) Best Paper Award for their paper "Efficient Partitioning of Sporadic Real-Time Tasks with Shared Resources and Spin Locks."
MPI-SWS student receives Google Scholarship
MPI-SWS PhD student Juhi Kulshrestha was awarded a Google Anita Borg Scholarship. She joins Ezgi Cicek, who received an Anita Borg Scholarship in 2012. Juhi previously received a 2011 Google Fellowship for her work in social networking.
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