Adam Wierman

Adam Wierman

Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Executive Officer for Computing and Mathematical Sciences; Director, Information Science and Technology

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 2001; M.S., 2004; Ph.D., 2007. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2007-12; Professor, 2012-; Executive Officer, 2015-; Associate Director, 2015-16; Director, 2016-.

Tel: (626) 395-6569

215 Annenberg IST Center MC 305-16 Pasadena, CA 91125


Research Group Matters
Sheila Shull
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Research Overview

Adam Wierman's research focuses on three seemingly distinct areas: networks, economics, and energy. Though diverse, the areas are each essential to his broader research goal: easing the incorporation of renewable energy into IT and, more generally, into the electricity grid. His work toward this goal is diverse in both area and technique.  It not only draws on tools from algorithms, networking, operations research, economics, and control -- starting from theory and continuing through implementation to industrial transfer.

List of Research Areas

energy efficient computing, scheduling and resource allocation, data centers, queueing theory, game theory, social networks, smart grid

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