Lukas Rupprecht

Postdoctoral Researcher, Storage Systems Group
IBM Research Almaden


I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Storage Systems Group group at IBM Research Almaden which I joined in December 2016. Previously, I obtained a PhD degree from Imperial College London where I was part of the LSDS Group. My supervisor was Prof. Peter Pietzuch I hold a MSc and BSc degree in Computer Science from Technical University Munich (TUM) where I worked under Prof. Alfons Kemper on P2P-based data management systems.


  • Distributed Systems
  • Data and Metadata Management
  • Data-Parallel Processing
  • Distributed Storage
  • Container-Based Virtualization


  • PhD Computer Science, 2012 - 2016

    Imperial College London

  • MSc Computer Science, 2010-2011

    Technische Universität München

  • BSc Computer Science, 2006-2009

    Technische Universität München


Community Service

Programm Committee Member

  • 4th Software-Defined Data Computing and Storage Workshop (SDDCS @ ASPLOS), 2018
  • 38th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2018
  • 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2017
  • 3rd IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Systems (DSS), 2017

Continual Journal Reviewer

  • ACM Transactions on Storage
  • IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
  • Springer Cluster Computing