Bhuvan Urgaonkar, Ph.D.
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania
Software Engineering Expert Witness, Computers Expert Witness
Cloud Computing, Operating Systems, Computer Security, Web, Content Distribution Networks, Data Centers, Fault Tolerance, Distributed Systems, Big Data, Hadoop, Spark, Kubernetes, Linux, AWS, Azure, Machine Learning, Scheduling
I have over 15 years of experience in research in computer systems software, distributed computing (including systems such as Zookeeper, Redis, Memcached, Cassandra, Kafka), datacenters, cloud computing, storage systems, energy efficiency of computers and datacenters, big data (including systems such as Hadoop, Spark). I have published 80+ research papers in competitive peer-reviewed conferences and journals on these topics with several best paper awards. I have procured research funding totaling more than 3M USD from federal agencies and industrial labs (Google, HP, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Amazon) to lead and train several Phd and MS students who now work in industry and academia. I have served as an expert/technical consultant with multiple firms helping them (i) understand technical content related to state of the art products in areas such as content distribution, distributed computing, datacenter design, among others and (ii) interpret patents in these areas and connections bet...