Ziv Scully is a graduate student in Computer Science at CMU advised by Mor Harchol-Balter and Guy Blelloch. He graduated from MIT in 2016 with a BS in Mathematics with Computer Science. He is the recipient of an NSF Graduate Fellowship and an ARCS Foundation scholarship. Ziv’s research focus is optimizing and analyzing computer systems and algorithms from a stochastic perspective, including job scheduling, load balancing, combinatorial optimization under uncertainty, and parallel algorithms. Recent publications of his have been recognized with awards from the INFORMS Applied Probability Society (Best Student Paper Prize finalist, 2018), IFIP PERFORMANCE (Best Student Paper Award winner, 2018), and ACM SIGMETRICS (Outstanding Student Paper Award winner, 2019).