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Tuesday, October 4 • 14:30 - 15:20
Panel Discussion: Outreachy Kernel Internship Report - Moderated by Julia Lawall, Inria

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Come learn about the great work our kernel interns have accomplished! Outreachy provides a 3-month paid internship for women, trans men, genderqueer people, and US members of other underrepresented groups to work on an open source project. The panel will present the program and this year's Linux kernel projects. Shraddha Barke will present her work on cleaning up staging driver code. Ioana Ciornei will present her work on improving the efficiency of the Ceph distributed filesystem. Cristina Moraru will present her work on getting the HMC5843 3-axis Digital Compass driver out of staging, and on developing the TH06 and MAX5487 IIO drivers. Ksenija Stanojević will present her work on reorganizing the mxs-lradc staging driver. Janani Ravichandran will present her work on memory allocation latency tracing. Finally, Daniel Baluta will be available to present a mentor's perspective.


Julia Lawall

Senior Research Scientist, Inria
Julia Lawall is a Senior Research Scientist at Inria. Her research is at the intersection of programming languages and operating systems. She develops the tool Coccinelle and has over 1000 patches in the Linux kernel based on this work. She has presented her work on Coccinelle at numerous events, including FOSDEM, Linux Plumbers, and the Kernel Summit. She has previously mentored three Outreachy (OPW) interns and has been the Linux Kernel... Read More →

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Daniel Baluta

Software Engineer, Intel
Daniel works at Intel's Open Source Technology Center (OTC) in Romania hacking on Linux kernel drivers for various sensors. He is a teaching assistant for Operating System Internals class at University POLITEHNICA in Bucharest and very passionate about helping newcomers to the Linux kernel world while being a mentor for the Outreachy program.

Shraddha Barke

Student, BITS Pilani

Janani Ravichandran

Student, University at Buffalo

Tuesday October 4, 2016 14:30 - 15:20
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