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Donald Porter

Donald Porter
Assistant Professor

Computer Science Department
1434 Computer Science
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4400

Phone: 
(631) 632-8448
Email: 
porter [at] cs.stonybrook.edu

Interests

Operating Systems, Virtualization, Concurrent Programming, Security

Biography

Donald Porter earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010 and 2007, and B.A. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Hendrix College in 2003.

Research

Don Porter's research explores computer system designs that improve efficiency, security, and usability.  His research focuses on operating systems, but often investigates cross-cutting issues about how the layers of the technology stack are composed. He is the director of the Operating systems, Security, Concurrency, and Architecture Research (OSCAR) Lab.  Ongoing projects in OSCAR include the Graphene Library OS, a lightweight, Linux-compatible guest OS.

Awards

Don Porter received the NSF Career award in 2012 and was awarded the Kieburtz Young Scholar in Computer Science (2014-2018).

Teaching Summary

CSE 306, CSE 506, CSE 523, CSE 524, CSE 624