Prof Adam Barker

Prof Adam Barker


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Adam Barker is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews, where he works on distributed systems and cloud computing topics. He has spent large portions of his career in industry and has worked as a Research Scientist at Google on two separate occasions where he contributed to Borg and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Previously he held a Royal Society Industry Fellowship and was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to obtaining a faculty position, he worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, the University of Melbourne, and the University of Edinburgh. Adam holds a PhD in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh.

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