Karen Uttecht

Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science

Short Bio

Karen Uttecht is a Computer Science graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Senior Principal Research Engineer at BAE Systems, Technology Solutions in the Cyber and Communications Research Product Line.

At BAE, Karen works on research projects and proposals for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). She is currently BAE's Principal Investigator on the DARPA Mission-Oriented Resilient Clouds (MRC) program, currently in transition to the military; the Principal Investigator for the DARPA Dispersed Computing (DComp) program; and the Deputy Principal Investigator for the DARPA Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation, and Characterization Systems (RADICS) program.

Karen's previous roles include serving as a Teaching Assistant in the UMass Lowell Computer Science Department and a Research Assistant at the UMass Lowell Submillimeter-Wave Technology Laboratory. Prior to graduate school, Karen worked at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA as a Software Development Engineer and Program Manager.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Northeastern University and her Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Karen's dissertation work is researching machine learning and data mining algorithms for solving Support Vector Machines (SVMs) on large data sets which cannot fit into main memory.


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