Chandra Krintz

ckrintz [at] cs [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
(805) 893-8553
Department of Computer Science
Harold Frank Hall, Office 2153
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5110


Professor Krintz leads a number of research projects that advance the state-of-the-art in programming systems in ways that improve performance and energy consumption, and that ease development and deployment of scalable distributed applications and software. Recently, her work targets multi-language runtime systems, cloud APIs and services, API composition and governance, and cloud computing platforms.

Prof. Krintz is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). She joined the UCSB faculty in 2001 after receiving her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Chandra has advised over 60 undergraduate and graduate students, has published numerous research articles regarding the implementation of programming languages in venues that include ASPLOS, USENIX HotCloud and WebApps, IEEE Cloud, PLDI, OOPSLA and others, participates in efforts to broaden participation in computing, and is the progenitor of the AppScale project. Chandra's efforts have been recognized with a NSF CAREER award, the CRA-W Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA), and the UCSB Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award.