David Irwin

ProfessorUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstCollege of EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentAddress: 151 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA 01003Email: deirwin@umass.eduOffice: Knowles 215CPhone: 413-545-5822


I am a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and an Adjunct Professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  I lead the Sustainable Computing Lab, which focuses on designing distributed software systems with an emphasis on improving efficiency and sustainability.  I also serve as Chair of ACM's Special Interest Group on Energy Systems and Informatics (SIGEnergy), and as the Systems Foundations Lead for the NSF Expedition on Computational Decarbonization (CoDec). Check out the Sustainable Computing Lab website and some recent publications for more information about my research.


Ph.D., M.S., Computer Science, Duke University

B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics, Vanderbilt University

Latest News

May 2024

NSF CoDec Expeditions announced! Articles here and here

March 2024

Many papers published in 2023-24!  Updated paper pdf links!

September 2023

Congrats to Noman on receiving MIT's Climate & Computing Impact Fellowship!

August 2023

Papers accepted at SIGMETRICs, Performance, SoCC, SEC, IGSCC, and HotCarbon!

May 2023

New paper accepted at e-Energy!

April 2023

ICPE paper awarded best paper runner-up!

February 2023

New paper accepted to IoTDI!

December 2022

New papers accepted at ASPLOS, HotCarbon, and BuildSys!