Prof. Duggan is an Adjunct Professor for the 2014 Fall Quarter and will be appointed as an Assistant Professor starting in January 2015. Previously, she was a postdoctoral associate in the Database Group at MIT CSAIL, working with Michael Stonebraker. Prof. Duggan received her Ph.D. from Brown University in December 2012, where she was advised by Ugur Cetintemel. Before that, she was a scientist working at the US Navy research base in Newport, RI. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, sailing, and traveling.
Prof. Duggan's research interests include scientific data management, database workload modeling, and cloud computing. She is especially focused on making data-driven science applications fast and scalable and am working in the context of SciDB.