XXXII Simpósio Brasileiro de
Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos

Florianópolis, 5 a 9 de Maio de 2014
Dilma da Silva

Palestrante: Dra. Dilma da Silva, Qualcomm Research

Título: Challenges in Mobile Cloud Computing

Cloud computing went from "the IT fad of the moment" to being recognized
as a revolutionary and effective approach to deliver computing services. In parallel, the growth and impact of mobile computing in our society has been astonishing. In this talk we analyze current practices in integrating cloud services into mobile apps, exploring how the requirements from such new workloads may introduce new challenges in distributed computing, virtualization, operating systems, and system management.

Dilma Da Silva is a Principal Engineer and Manager at Qualcomm Research in Santa Clara, California. She leads the area of mobile cloud computing. Her prior work experience includes IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, in New York (2000-2012) and University of Sao Paulo in Brazil (1996-2000). Her research activities have been around scalable and adaptive system software, focusing in the last 4 years on cloud computing, and currently exploring mobile cloud computing. She received her Ph.D in Computer Science from Georgia Tech in 1997. She has published more than 80 technical papers and filed 11 patents. She chaired 24 conferences/workshop committees, participated in several prestigious journal editorial boards and has been a program committee member in more than 80 scientific conferences or workshops and more than 30 thesis committees. Dilma is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, an ACM Distinguished Speaker, a member of the board of CRA-W (Computer Research Association's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research), of the CDC (Coalition for Diversifying Computing), a co-founder of the Latinas in Computing group, and treasurer/secretary for ACM SIGOPS. More information is available at