Brian Kocoloski
Jolley Hall, Room 212

PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
BS, University of Dayton, 2011

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Brian Kocoloski

Computer Science & Engineering

Assistant Professor


Professor Kocoloski’s research seeks to make it easier to efficiently use large parallel computers. His work has focused on system software for high performance computing (HPC) systems, where he has designed lightweight operating systems and virtualization mechanisms to support parallel applications. He is interested in addressing scalability challenges in parallel systems.


Professor Kocoloski joined WashU from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a graduate student researcher. Previously, he was a co-op engineer for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and a research intern at Sandia National Laboratories. He also was application developer at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and a quality assurance analyst at NCR Corp.

Studies operating system organization for large scale parallel computers

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