ORG California Polytechnic State University-SLO Title BIO Michael Haungs is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at California Polytechnic State University. He received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.S. degree in Computer Science from Clemson University, and his Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis. His interests are in systems research, with an emphasis on: Distributed Systems, Networking, Interprocess Communications, Operating Systems and Parallel Architectures. Current efforts are in the identification and elimination of I/O bottlenecks in distributed systems.