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

Spring 2016 Schedule
  CS 31: Introduction to Computer Systems
        Class   1:15 PM - 2:30 PMTuesday, Thursday 199 Sci Ctr
        Lab (Section A)   8:50 AM - 10:20 AMWednesday 240 Sci Ctr
        Lab (Section B)   1:15 PM - 2:45 PMWednesday 240 Sci Ctr
        Lab (Section C)   3:00 PM - 4:30 PMWednesday 240 Sci Ctr
  Office Hours     (If these times don't work, contact me for an appointment.)
  1:00 PM - 2:30 PMMonday 255 Sci Ctr
  2:30 PM - 4:00 PMTuesday 255 Sci Ctr
  CS 93: Directed Reading (System Security)
        Meeting   10:30 AM - 11:20 AMMonday, Friday 246 Sci Ctr

Past Courses


B. Marks, R. Collins, and K. Webb. "Parallel Simulated Annealing with MRAnneal". IEEE Internation Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), December 2015. (pdf)

C. Taylor, D. Zingaro, L. Porter, K. Webb, C. Lee, and M. Clancy. "Computer Science Concept Inventories: Past and Future". Computer Science Education, October 2014. (journal details)

K. Webb, A. Roy, K. Yocum, and A. Snoeren. "Blender: Upgrading Tenant-based Data Center Networking". ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communication Systems (ANCS), October 2014. (pdf)

L. Porter, C. Taylor, and K. Webb. "Leveraging Open Source Principles for Flexible Concept Inventory Development". ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE), June 2014. (pdf)

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

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. (pdf)

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)