Associate Professor of Computer Science
Joined department: Spring 2006
PhD, Computer Science
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (2001)
MS, Computer Science
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (1998)
Professor Eugster's research is concerned with the
development of distributed systems software. Particular
topics of interest include fault tolerant algorithms,
middleware, and programming languages and models.
Professor Eugster was educated in Switzerland, and has
worked for both Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in
Lausanne (EPFL) and in Zurich (ETHZ), as well as for Sun
Microsystems (now Oracle) prior to joining Purdue
University. He has authored over 70 refereed articles, and
is a member of ACM and IEEE. Among other awards for his
research and teaching, Professor Eugster has received an
NSF CAREER award (2007) and Experienced Researcher
fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (2011).
He is also a member of the 2011 DARPA Computer Science
D. Alistarh, P. Eugster, M. Herlihy, A. Matveev, and N.
Shavit, "StackTrack: an Automated Transactional Approach to
Concurrent Memory Reclamation", 9th European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys
2014), article 25, April 2014.
C. Jayalath and P. Eugster, "Efficient Geo-Distributed Big Data Processing with Rout", 33rd IEEE International Conference on Distributed
Computing Systems (ICDCS 2013), pages 470-480, June
T. Freudenreich, P. Eugster, S. Frischbier, S. Appel, and
A. Buchmann, "Implementing Federated Object Systems", 27th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming
(ECOOP 2013), pages 230-254, July 2013.
Patrick T. Eugster, Multi-Attribute Scored Top-k Matching with Customized Weighting, Purdue Research Foundation: Xr Grant, 06/01/2012-05/31/2015
Patrick T. Eugster, A Fog Architecture, "Cisco Systems, Inc.", 07/19/2013-01/15/2015
Patrick T. Eugster, TC:Small:Least Privilege Enforcement through Secure Memory Views, National Science Foundation, 08/15/2011-07/31/2014
Eugene H. Spafford, Elisa Bertino, Bharat K. Bhargava, Sonia A. Fahmy, Richard P. Mislan, and Saurabh Bagchi, NGIT Cybersecurity Research Consortium, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, 09/01/2009-08/31/2014
Patrick T. Eugster, A Methodology for Developing Complex Event-based Software, "Interior, U.S. Department Of", 04/20/2011-04/19/2014
Patrick T. Eugster, Google, Google Inc, 04/05/2013