I'm an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Swarthmore College. I received my Ph.D. in August 2013 from UC San Diego, where my advisors were Alex Snoeren and Ken Yocum. My general research interests are networks and distributed systems.

Current Semester

Fall 2013 Schedule
  CS31: Introduction to Computer Systems
          Class   1:15-2:30pm Tuesday, Thursday 128 Sci Ctr
          Lab (Section A)   1:15-2:45pm Friday 240 Sci Ctr
          Lab (Section B)   3:00-4:30pm Friday 240 Sci Ctr
  Office Hours   1:30-2:30pm Monday, 2:30-4:00pm Thursday, or by appointment. 255 Sci Ctr

Past Courses

Publications

K. Webb and C. Taylor. "Developing a Pre- and Post-Course Concept Inventory to Gauge Operating Systems Learning". To appear in the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), March 2014.

K. Webb, B. Vattikonda, K. Yocum, and A. Snoeren. "Scalable Coordination of a Tightly-Coupled Service in the Wide Area". ACM Conference on Timely Results in Operating Systems (TRIOS), November 3, 2013.

D. Logothetis, C. Trezzo, K. Webb, and K. Yocum. "In-situ MapReduce for Log Processing". USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC), June 2011. (pdf)

K. Webb, A. Snoeren, and K. Yocum. "Topology Switching for Data Center Networks". Workshop on Hot Topics in Management of Internet, Cloud and Enterprise Networks and Services (Hot-ICE), March 2011. (pdf)

E. Kiciman, B. Livshits, M. Musuvathi, and K. Webb. "Fluxo: A System for Internet Service Programming by Non-expert Developers". ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), June 2010. (pdf)

D. Logothetis, C. Olston, B. Reed, K. Webb, and K. Yocum. "Stateful Bulk Processing for Incremental Algorithms". ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), June 2010. (pdf)

Teaching

Research