Primary research areas: Amorphous computing; Systems & networking
· Application compatibility
· Software & systems reliability
· Operating system security
· Multi-hop wireless networking
· Wireless capacity and medium access control
· Natural computation and natural systems
· Spatial computing and pattern formation
· Control of deformable surfaces
· Abstracted models of developmental biology
Contact: micahbro at mit dot edu
N. Kushman, M. Brodsky, S.R.K.
Branavan, D. Katabi, R. Barzilay, M. Rinard. WikiDo.
8th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (HotNets-VIII), October 2009.
M. Brodsky. In Defense of Wireless Carrier Sense.
Master’s thesis, MIT, February 2009.
M. Krohn, A. Yip. M. Brodsky, R.
Morris, M. Walfish. A World Wide Web Without
Walls. 6th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (HotNets-VI),
M. Krohn, A. Yip, M. Brodsky, N.
Cliffer, M. F. Kaashoek, E. Kohler, R. Morris. Information Flow Control
For Standard OS Abstractions. Proceedings of the 21st Symposium on
Operating Systems Principles (SOSP 2007), Stevenson, WA, October 2007.
M. Brodsky, P. Efstathopoulos,
M. F. Kaashoek, E. Kohler, M. Krohn, D. Mazieres, R. Morris, S. VanDeBogart,
A. Yip. Toward
Secure Services from Untrusted Developers. MIT CSAIL TR-2007-041.
· M. Brodsky and E. Kochhar. Nooks for NT. Undergraduate honors thesis, University of Washington, 2006.
· M. Brodsky, G. Sussman. White Lies about Biology: Programming Deformable Surfaces. 8th International Conference on Complex Systems, June 2011. (slides)
Projects, past and present:
Deformable Amorphous Computing
Mining Application Dependency Data
Understanding Carrier Sense
MiniScroller – a navigation and selection tool for Tablet PCs (which really merits its own webpage!)
Spring ’11 – 6.945 Adventures in Symbolic Programming TA
Autumn ’10 – 6.946 Classical Mechanics: A Computational Approach TA
Spring ’10 – 6.945 Adventures in Symbolic Programming half-TA
Autumn ’09 – 6.004 Computation Structures TA / recitation instructor
Autumn ’07 – 6.02 Intro to EECS II TA
Silverlight Kaleidoscope – a kaleidoscope simulator I wrote in Silverlight / C#
Ripple simulator – a raindrop ripples effect, based on a Silverlight sample from nokola.com, but rewritten with more physically accurate mechanics using a hexagonal waveguide mesh with dispersion compensation
Requisite random list of interesting things else-web:
Windows Research Kernel (get yourself a legal, buildable copy of the source to NTOSKRNL)
Last updated 6/28/2011.
Yes, I did compose this in MS Word. Life’s too short for HTML. =P