Dr. Mike Dahlin is a Distinguished Engineer at Google where he works as the Area Technical Lead for Google Compute Engine and for Borg, Google’s internal compute node infrastructure. In his nine years working on the Google Cloud Platform, he has led projects ranging from cross-product efforts to improve its reliability, efficiency, and geo expansion to focused efforts like Google Cloud Engine E2 VMs to help provide customers with price-performance for general purpose workloads.
Before joining Google, Mike was a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, where his research focused on distributed systems, data replication, and fault tolerance. He also co-authored the textbook, Operating Systems: Principles and Practice.
Mike has been recognized for advances in distributed systems and operating systems research and development as an ACM Fellow and an IEEE Fellow. He is a past recipient of an NSF CAREER award, Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and University of Texas at Austin Faculty Fellowship in Computer Science.