Contact Info
Phone
(773) 702-6614
Office
Crerar 241

Aaron J. Elmore is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and the College of the University of Chicago. Aaron was previously a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT, working with Mike Stonebraker on elastic and multitenant database systems, and Sam Madden on the DataHub project. Aaron’s thesis on Elasticity Primitives for Database-as-a-Service was completed at the University of California, Santa Barbara under the supervision of Divy Agrawal and Amr El Abbadi. Prior to receiving a PhD, Aaron spent several years in industry and completed an MS at the University of Chicago.

Research

Focus Areas: Cloud Computing, Databases, Distributed Systems

Aaron’s research interests include elastic databases, database multitenancy (Database-as-a-Service), live data migration, cloud computing, and making data management easier for other scientific domains through collaborative analytic platforms and federating multi-database systems.

Research

Computing Education

Seeding inclusive computing education for the next generation, from grade school to grad school

Data & Databases

Systems and algorithms for managing and analyzing data at scale

Systems, Architecture & Networking

Design and analysis of computing systems: cloud, edge, Internet, quantum, and beyond

Labs & Groups

ChiDATA

Michael Franklin, Aaron Elmore, Sanjay Krishnan, Raul Castro Fernandez
Conducting research on all things data, including large-scale video analysis, efficient data processing systems, and the economics of data.

Systems Group

A vibrant, collaborative research community with diverse, synergistic research interests spanning systems, programming languages and software engineering, software and hardware...

CERES Center for Unstoppable Computing

Andrew A. Chien
A dynamic community focused on reducing the fragility and complexity of computing systems, while also increasing their efficiency and lifetime.

News & Events

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Alumni Spotlight: Dixin Tang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UT Austin

Feb 05, 2024
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Postdoc Alum John Paparrizos Named ICDE Rising Star

Mar 15, 2023
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UChicago CS Faculty Receive Industry Grants From J.P. Morgan, Google

Jul 19, 2022
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Aaron Elmore Promoted to Associate Professor at UChicago Computer Science

Nov 24, 2021
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Asst. Prof. Aaron Elmore Receives CAREER Award for Resource-Efficient Databases

Sep 03, 2021
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Aaron Elmore (UChicago) – CrocodileDB: Resource Efficient Database Execution

May 17, 2021
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Six UChicago CS Faculty Receive CAREER Awards

Mar 08, 2021
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UChicago CS Alums Go On To Exciting Futures in Academia, Industry, and Startups

Nov 24, 2020
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Josh Alman (MIT) – Limits on the Universal Method for Matrix Multiplication

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science Combinatorics & Theory Seminar
Oct 08, 2019
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Intel Research Awards Go To Two UChicagoCS Faculty for Video Analytics, “Serverless” Cloud Projects

Sep 16, 2019
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Sailesh Krishnamurthy (AWS) – Amazon Aurora: Design for Cloud-Native Relational Databases

Jun 21, 2019
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Two UChicago CS Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Apr 29, 2019
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