Registration Now Open Atlanta, GA September 20-23, 2017

2017 Tapia Conference

James Mickens

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University

Speaker Biography

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James Mickens is an associate professor of computer science at Harvard University. His research focuses on the performance, security, and robustness of large-scale distributed web services. Mickens received a B.S. degree in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2001. In 2008, he received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan. Before coming to Harvard, he spent six years as a researcher at Microsoft. He is also the creator of Mickens-do, a martial art so deadly that he refuses to teach it to anyone (including himself).