Lucy Cherkasova

Lucy Cherkasova

Principal Scientist, Hewlett Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA


  Dr. Ludmila Cherkasova is a principal scientist at Hewlett Packard Labs, Palo Alto, USA.  Her current research interests are in developing quantitative methods for the analysis, design, and management of concurrent and distributed systems (such as emerging systems for "Big Data" processing, internet and media applications, virtualized environments, and next generation data centers). Dr. Cherkasova has initiated, managed and led to success multiple R&D projects. She is the ACM Distinguished Scientist. She has authored over 100 refereed publications and more than 75 patent applications. Her most recent works were on the design of new technologies for efficient management, capacity planning of internet and enterprise systems with emphasis on performance and scalability issues.

Most of my publications and patents are under my official name "Ludmila Cherkasova" while most of the professional activities are under my nick-name "Lucy Cherkasova".

Erdös number:  3 (L. Cherkasova -> Louis E.Rosier -> Shlomo Moran -> Paul ErdÅ‘s)
Best Papers: ICAC'2012, ITC'2010, HPDC'2010, Middleware'2008, Usenix ATC'2002, HICSS'1996.
Best Paper Runner-Up: MASCOTS'2016.
Keynotes: ICAC'2014, CloudDP'2014, FeBID'2011, ICPE'2011, Middleware'2009 DS, MFCS'88.

My short 4p. Resume

Professional activities



ACM Distinguished Scientist, 2009 

ICAC, Best Student Paper award, 2012
ITC, Best Student Paper award, 2010
HPDC, Best Short Student Paper award, 2010
Middleware, Best Paper award, 2008
USENIX ATC, Best Student Paper award, 2002
HICSS, Best Paper Award in the Software Technology Track, 1996 

IEEE/TCBIS Certificate of Appreciation, 2016
IEEE Certificate of Appreciation, 2015 
Usenix Certificate of Appreciation, 2014 
ACM/IFIP/Usenix Certificate of Appreciation, 2014 
IEEE Certificate of Appreciation, 2002