Carlos Maltzahn

Carlos Maltzahn

Adjunct Professor, Sage Weil Presidential Chair for Open Source Software, Founder & Director of CROSS & OSPO, UC Santa Cruz

Open Source Program Office, UC Santa Cruz (OSPO)

Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS)

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Baskin School of Engineering

University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Carlos Maltzahn is the founder and director of the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS). Dr. Maltzahn also co-founded the Systems Research Lab, known for its cutting-edge work on programmable storage systems, big data storage & processing, scalable data management, distributed system performance management, and practical reproducible evaluation of computer systems. Carlos joined UC Santa Cruz in 2004, after five years at Netapp working on network-intermediaries and storage systems. In 2005 he co-founded and became a key mentor on Sage Weilโ€™s Ceph project. In 2008 Carlos became a member of the computer science faculty at UC Santa Cruz and has graduated ten Ph.D. students since. Carlos graduated with a M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Colorado at Boulder.

His work is funded by nonprofits, government, and industry, including NSF TI-2229773, NSF OAC-2226407, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation G-2021-16957, DOE ASCR DE-NA0003525 (FWP 20-023266, subcontractor of Sandia National Labs), NSF OAC-1836650, NSF CNS-1764102, NSF CNS-1705021, DOE ASCR DE-SC0016074, NSF OAC-1450488, and CROSS.

For more details, see his homepage and his vitae.