Data Systems Group at MIT


Sam Madden

Samuel Madden is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.  His research interests include databases, distributed computing, and networking. Research projects include the C-Store column-oriented database system, the CarTel mobile sensor network system, and the Relational Cloud "database-as-a-service." Madden is a leader in the emerging field of large-scale data processing systems, including heading the Intel Science and Technology Center (ISTC) for Big Data, a multi-university collaboration developing new tools for processing massive quantities of data.