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Prashant Shenoy

Associate Dean of Computing and Facilities & Distinguished Professor
(413) 577-0850


Operating systems, distributed systems, cloud computing, and sustainability.


Professor Shenoy's research focuses on systems issues for distributed systems ranging from large server clusters to networks of small sensors. Current research projects in his lab include (i) distributed and mobile clouds, (ii) green data centers, and (iii) smart buildings and smart energy systems.


Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin (1998), M.S. Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin (1994), B.Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1993). Professor Shenoy has been on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst since 1998, where he is currently a Professor of Computer Science. He heads the Laboratory for Advanced Systems Software at UMass Amherst.

Activities & Awards

Prof. Shenoy will serve as the Program Chair for ACM Buildsys 2013 and ACM e-Energy 2014. He serves on the editorial board of the ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB) and the ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems Journal. His papers have won numerous best paper awards; recent awards include best paper award at IEEE/ACM IWQOS 2013 and best paper runner-up at ACM e-Energy 2013. He has been the recipient of an NSF Career Award, IBM Faculty Partnership Awards, a Lilly Foundation Teaching Fellowship, the Univ. of Texas Computer Science Best Dissertation Award and an IIT Bombay Silver Medal. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Distinguished Member of the ACM.