Patrick Eugster joined USI as a Full Professor of Computer Science in 2017. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at Purdue University (where he was a regular faculty member 2005-2016) and at TU Darmstadt (2014-2017). Patrick holds M.S. (1998) and Ph.D. (2001) degrees from EPFL.
Patrick is interested in software systems, with a particular focus on distributed systems and programming models/languages, and the intersection between the two. He has co-authored over 120 scientific articles on these topics. His research has been awarded by various funding agencies (e.g., NSF CAREER 2007, DARPA Computer Science Study Group 2011, ERC Consolidator 2014) and companies (e.g., Google Research Award 2003, NetApp Faculty Fellowship 2014).