Ada Gavrilovska completed her Ph.D. in the Systems Research Group, College of Computing, at Georgia Institute of Technology, working under the direction of Dr. Karsten Schwan. Her interests include conducting experimental systems research, specifically addressing high-performance applications on distributed heterogeneous platforms, and focusing on topics that range from operating and distributed systems, to programmable network devices and active networking, to active and adaptive middleware. She has a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University Sts. Cyril and Methodius, in Skopje, Macedonia, and a M.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. She is currently a Research Scientist/Instructor at the Center of Experimental Research in Computer Systems, at the College of Computing at Georgia Tech.