April 3, 2001
Mor Harchol-Balter, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, has been awarded the Anna McCandless Chair, a three-year career development professorship providing funding for travel and sabbaticals, partial costs of academic-year teaching, research, and programs. Her research interests include performance analysis and computer systems design, particularly distributed systems. Harchol-Balter's work has applications for Web servers, distributed Web servers, distributed supercomputing servers, networks of workstations, and communication networks.
The Anna McCandless Chair is sponsored by the estate of Anna Loomis McCandless, a graduate of Margaret Morrison Carnegie College who was the first female member of the Board of Trustees, a life trustee, as well as the longest serving female trustee, having served on the board for 29 years.
Headshot of Mor Harchol-Balter