Research

Publications

Heidi Howard, Malte Schwarzkopf, Anil Madhavapeddy and Jon Crowcroft
“Raft Refloated: Do We Have Consensus?”
SIGOPS Operating Systems Review
[to appear]

Heidi Howard
“ARC: Analysis of Raft Consensus”
University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, UCAM-CL-TR-857
[pdf, abstract]

Charalampos Rotsos, Heidi Howard, David Sheets, Richard Mortier, Anil Madhavapeddy, Amir Chaudhry, and Jon Crowcroft
“Lost in the Edge: Finding Your Way with DNSSEC Signposts”
3rd USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet
[pdfabstractciteseerx, slides]

Milena Radenkovic, Heidi Howard, Jon Crowcroft, Murray Goulden, Christian Greiffenhagen, Derek Mcauley, Richard Mortier
“Providing Security for Wireless Community Networks”
LCDNet’13:ACM MobiCom Workshop on Lowest Cost Denominator Networking for Universal Access
[pdf]


Talks, Posters and Demos

“TBC” – A Celebration of Women in Computing History, The Centre for Computing History, November 2014

“Musings of a PhD Student” – St John’s College, University of Cambridge, November 2014

“Pyland – 3 minute introduction”  - Sutton Trust Summer School, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, August 2014 [Slides: slideshare]

“Introducing Project Zygote (Working Title)” - Young State Rewired, Raspberry Pi Towers, July 2014 [Slides: slideshare]

“Introducing Project Zygote (Working Title)” - Pi Academy, Raspberry Pi Towers, July 2014 [Slides: slideshare]

“Providing Security for Wireless Community Networks” – ACM MobiCom Workshop on Lowest Cost Denominator Networking for Universal Access  (LCDNet 2013), September 2013

“Providing Security for Wireless Community Networks” – Workshop on Participatory Networks and Privacy:  New Research Issues, September 2013 [Slides: pdf, slideshare]

“Ubiquitous Access to Public Services Online with PAWS” – Women@CL Mini Conference April 2013 [Slides: pdf, slideshare ]

“Routers that pay their own way in the world: Micropayment incentivised BitTorrent at the internet gateway with algorithm trading “ – BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium, Nottingham April 2013 [Poster: pdf]

“Signposts: Taking back the dark edges of the internet” – Open Hardware, Software, Internet & Jobs March 2013 [Slides: pdf, slideshare ]

“DEMO: Signposts: End-to-End Networking in a World of Middleboxes” – Digital Futures 2012: 3rd Annual Digital Economy All Hands Conference, Aberdeen October 2012

Signposts: Persistent names to reach moving targets”-Making the Most of Mobile Workshop, Cambridge September 2012 [Poster: pdf]

“PROTON: Programming Testing Online” – BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium, Bath April 2012 [Photos: flickr ]

“Group Delta. Online Programming Testing” – Demo day for CST Part IB group projects, Computer Lab, University of Cambridge, March 2012 [Presention by group leader on project: video]


 

Service & Community

Graduate Student Forum representative for the System Research Group (SRG), Oct 2014 – present

System Research Group talklet organiser, June 2014 – present

Shadow Programming Committee Member, EuroSys 2015

Student Volunteer & Live Blogger for the 19th ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP), Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2014

Student Volunteer & Live Blogger for the 18th ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP), Boston, September 2013


 

Teaching

Supervisor for Foundations of Computer Science, (17 students, 6 groups ~12-15 hrs per week including prep) Michaelmas 2014/2015

Demonstrator for ML Practicals, (2 hrs per week + prep) Michaelmas 2014/2015


 

Awards & Scholarships

Scholarship for SIGPLAN Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop at POPL 2015: 42th ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages, Mumbai India, January 2015

2nd Prize in the 2nd year poster competition and Google Travel grant at BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium, Nottingham April 2013 [Press: ComputerWeekly, Aberystwyth University]

Scholarship for SIGPLAN Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop at POPL 2013: 40th ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages, Rome, Italy January 2013

Invited to attend Google European Android Developments Camp, London August 2012

One of 6 UK students selected for the IBM Best Student Recognition Event, Brussels July 2012

Google Travel grant for BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium and DevCSI Competition Winner, Bath April 2012 [Press: DevCSI]