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Department of Computer Science and Technology

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Biography

I completed my PhD in Computer Science working on data centre networking, network measurement and cluster scheduling, in the Systems Research Group at the University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Technology, in 2019. During my PhD I was a Marie Curie Early-Stage Researcher working in the EU-funded METRICS project. During my postdoc in the Systems Research Group, I worked on network management for IoT devices, applied machine learning to IoT network traffic, and federated learning, in the context of the DADA project.

I studied for my undergraduate degree in Computer Science at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania, where I graduated first of my class, and for my master degree in Computer Science at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. I am an alumna of Churchill College. I served as postgraduate representative and media chair on the women@CL committee. I was awarded a Women Techmakers Scholarship by Google in 2017.

My PhD thesis can be found here. My Google Scholar profile can be found here.

Publications

Conference proceedings

  • Kučera, J., Popescu, DA., Wang, H., Moore, A., Kořenek, J. and Antichi, G., 2020. Enabling event-triggered data plane monitoring SOSR 2020 - Proceedings of the 2020 Symposium on SDN Research,
    Doi: 10.1145/3373360.3380830
  • Feraudo, A., Yadav, P., Safronov, V., Popescu, DA., Mortier, R., Wang, S., Bellavista, P. and Crowcroft, J., 2020. CoLearn: Enabling federated learning in MUD-compliant IoT edge networks EdgeSys 2020 - Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Workshop on Edge Systems, Analytics and Networking, Part of EuroSys 2020,
    Doi: 10.1145/3378679.3394528
  • Popescu, DA., Safronov, V., Yadav, P., Kolcun, R., Mandalari, A-M., Haddadi, H., McAuley, D. and Mortier, R., 2019. "Sensing" the IoT network: Ethical capture of domestic IoT network traffic Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems - SenSys '19,
    Doi: 10.1145/3356250.3361953
  • Popescu, DA., Safronov, V., Yadav, P., Kolcun, R., Mandalari, AM., Haddadi, H., McAuley, D. and Mortier, R., 2019. "Sensing" the IoT network: Ethical capture of domestic IoT network traffic: poster abstract. SenSys '19,
    Doi: 10.1145/3356250.3361953
  • Popescu, DA. and Moore, AW., 2018. A First Look at Data Center Network Condition Through the Eyes of PTPmesh TMA 2018 - Proceedings of the 2nd Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference,
    Doi: 10.23919/TMA.2018.8506493
  • Zilberman, N., Grosvenor, M., Popescu, DA., Manihatty Bojan, N., Antichi, G., Wojcik, M. and Moore, AW., 2017. Where Has My Time Gone? Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), v. 10176
    Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-54328-4_15
  • Popescu, DA., Antichi, G. and Moore, AW., 2017. Enabling fast hierarchical heavy hitter detection using programmable data planes SOSR 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Symposium on SDN Research,
    Doi: 10.1145/3050220.3060606
  • Popescu, DA. and Garcia, RT., 2016. Multivariate polynomial multiplication on GPU Procedia Computer Science, v. 80
    Doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2016.05.306
  • Popescu, DA. and Moore, AW., 2015. Omniscient: Towards realizing near real-time data center network traffic maps
  • Popescu, DA., Tirşa, ED., Andreica, MI. and Cristea, V., 2013. An application-assisted Checkpoint-Restart mechanism for Java applications Proceedings - 2013 IEEE 12th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing, ISPDC 2013,
    Doi: 10.1109/ISPDC.2013.33
  • Popescu, DA. and Moore, AW., Reproducing Network Experiments in a Time-controlled Emulation Environment http://dl.ifip.org/db/conf/tma/tma2016/index.html,
  • Popescu, DA. and Moore, AW., PTPmesh: Data Center Network Latency Measurements Using PTP 2017 IEEE 25th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems,
    Doi: 10.1109/MASCOTS.2017.30
  • Reports

  • Popescu, DA., Zilberman, N. and Moore, A., 2017. Characterizing the impact of network latency on cloud-based applications’ performance
  • Software

  • Popescu, DA., 2017. Code supporting PTPmesh: Data Center Network Latency Measurements Using PTP
  • Datasets

  • Popescu, DA. and Moore, A., Dataset and Reproduction Environment for paper "A First Look At Network Conditions Through The Eyes of PTPmesh"
  • Zilberman, N., Grosvenor, MP., Popescu, DA., Manihatty Bojan, N., Antichi, G., Wojcik, M. and Moore, AW., Where Has My Time Gone? Reproduction Environment and Dataset
  • Popescu, DA. and Moore, AW., Research data and software supporting PTPmesh: Data Center Network Latency Measurements Using PTP
  • Journal articles

  • Kučera, J., Popescu, DA., Antichi, G., Kořenek, J. and Moore, AW., Seek and Push: Detecting Large Traffic Aggregates in the Dataplane arXiv,
  • Contact Details

    Room: 
    GN06
    Email: 

    dap53@cam.ac.uk