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Charles Reiss

Upsorn Praphamontripong

Lecturer in Computer Science

Office: Rice Hall 205
Phone: 434-924-8279
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Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
85 Engineer's Way, P.O. Box 400740
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4740

Areas of Interest

Distributed systems, operating systems, computer science education.


Charles Reiss received his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, where he did his dissertation work on memory management for in-memory analytics frameworks. His interests have also included resource allocation in shared computing clusters and developing "big data" curricula.


  • Charles Reiss, Alexey Tumanov, Gregory R. Ganger, Randy H. Katz, and Michael A. Kozuch, "Heterogeneity and dynamicity of clouds at scale: Google trace analysis", in the Third ACM in Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC'12).
  • Ariel Rabkin, Charles Reiss, Randy H. Katz, and David Patterson, "Using clouds for MapReduce measurement assignments", in ACM Transactions on Computing Education, January 2013.