The NetSys Lab

Welcome to the homepage of the NetSys (Networked Systems) lab at Stony Brook University. Our lab works on problems in the intersection of networking and systems, with a current focus on smartphones and wearable devices.

An overview of our Web performance projects can be found here, and an overview of our mobile systems projects can be found here.



  • May 2018: Jian Xu's work on Voice UI for Alexa (done as part of his internship at Samsung) accepted at EdgeSys workshop

  • May 2018: Its internship time again. Conor-->IBM Research, Qingqing-->MSR, Santiago-->Akamai, Yi--> Brave

  • April 2018: Conor Kelton and Santiago Vargas were invited to a Google summit on Web performance. 

  • March 2018: Aruna and Samir receive a Google Chrome award to improve Web QoE

  • October 2017: Conor Kelton's paper (done as part of his internship at ICSI) accepted at HotNets 2017

  • September 17: Aruna receives two NSF grants with her Co-PIs, one on using gaze tracking for Web performance and the other on extending smartphone UIs to smartwatches

  • August, 2017: UIWear accepted at Mobicom 2017. Congratulations to Jian and Qingqing. UIWear also accepted as a demo at Mobicom.

  • August 2017: Yi presented a poster on rethinking TCP throughput, and Mallesh and Conor presented a poster on hardware bottlenecks in Web browsing  at Sigcomm 2017

  • June 2017: The Girls Who Code club that Aruna facilitated at the Comsewogue Library celebrated a successful year. News story here

  • June 2017: It is internship time. Jian-->Samsung Research, Conor-->ICSI, Qingqing-->Bell Labs