Marcos Assunção


About Me

I am currently a researcher at the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, Inria. I have published over 40 academic papers and more than 20 patents (deposited or ongoing). I hold a PhD in Computer Science (2009) from The University of Melbourne, Australia, with a thesis topic on resource allocation among computational grids. Other relevant facts:

  • Former research staff member at IBM Research.
  • Recipient of an IBM Research Division Award.
  • Postdoc on energy efficiency of large-scale distributed systems at INRIA, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France.
  • Member of the ACM.
  • I like to code.

My research interests include:

  • Elasticity of Cloud systems.
  • Modelling the behaviour of Cloud service users.
  • Energy efficiency of networks and distributed systems.
  • MapReduce solutions for data analysis.
  • Stream processing applications.


46 allée d'Italie
69364 Lyon, FRANCE
assuncao at

My CV is available here.