Andy Hospodor, Ph.D.

Executive Director of the Storage Systems Research Center, Jack Baskin School of Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz

Dr. Hospodor has worked for IBM, Quantum (now Maxtor), and Western Digital, among other companies, since receiving his PhD degree from Santa Clara University. His research interests include interconnection network architectures for storage systems and scalable storage for computational grids.

In addition to researching Shingled Write Disks within the SSRC, Dr. Hospodor is the Executive Director of the SSRC, and is helping to deepen the connections between the SSRC and industry.