Dr. Ada Gavrilovska is a senior research faculty at the College of Computing and the Center for Experimental Research in Computer Systems (CERCS) at Georgia Tech. Her interests include conducting experimental systems research, specifically addressing high-performance applications on distributed heterogeneous platforms, and focusing on topics that range from operating and distributed systems, to virtualization, to programmable network devices and communication accelerators, to active and adaptive middleware and I/O. She has published numerous book chapters, journal and conference publications, and edited a book “High Performance Communications: A Vertical Approach” (CRC Press, 2009). In addition to research, she also teaches courses on advanced operating systems and high performance communications. She has a BS degree in Computer Engineering from University Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Macedonia ('98), and a MS ('99) and PhD ('04) degrees in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.