Prashant Shenoy


Department of Computer Science
140 Governors Drive
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Contact Info

Office: 336 CS Building
Email: shenoy @
Phone: (413) 577 0850
Fax: (413) 545 1249

Admin: Karren Sacco
Room 300, (413) 577 0292
Email: ksacco

I am a Professor of Computer Science at UMass Amherst. My research interests lie in operating and distributed systems, sensor networks, Internet systems, and multimedia. I head the Laboratory for Advanced Systems Software here at UMass where we build systems and understand them through analysis and experimentation.

Recent News: • June: Keynote talk at ACM GreenMetrics • June 5: Program chair for ACM Buildsys 2013 and ACM e-Energy 2014. • June 1: mBenchLab gets Best paper award at ACM/IEEE IWQOS • May 30: Best paper runner-up at ACM e-Energy 2013 • • April 21: Keynote talk at ACM ICPE • April: R. Singh to join IBM Watson • April: 4.5M award from MLSC for MGHPCC life sciences cluster • Jan 20: Lab alums Tim Wood and David Irwin get NSF Career awards; • Dec 5: Yank paper accepted at NSDI; • Nov 27: Selected as IEEE fellow; • Oct 1: MRI MGHPCC Cluster awarded; • 8/12: SMART* Energy data now available ; • Benchlab web benchmarking platform available ;

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Honors and Awards



My current research projects focus on cloud computing and sustainability. I also collaborate with colleagues on data centers and virtualization, data management, sensor networks, and pervasive multimedia.

Publications and Recent Talks

Laboratory for Advanced Systems Software

I maintain the UMass Trace Repository and the UMass CS Weather Station and am part of the UMass Center for Advanced RFID Research.

Be sure to check out Why UMass rocks!


I will teach Operating Systems this Fall.

Past Courses Archive

I also maintain a page for the OS kernel Lab.

Professional activities

Over the next few months, I will serve on the Program Committees of the following conferences and workshops

Please consider submitting a paper to these venues.

Past activities

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