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Systems Research - Heterogeneous Architecture
Haifa Research Lab, Haifa, Israel


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  ACM SIGOPS



Systems Researcher


Joel Nider is a systems researcher currently working on systems software for heterogeneous architectures. Before joining IBM Research, he worked as an embedded software developer at SanDisk and Qualcomm, developing leading edge embedded technologies such as SSD, PCIe and SATA. He is a member of ACM SIGOPS. Originally from Yellowknife, NT, Canada but now living in Zichron Yaakov, Israel.

Research interests include:

  • Microkernels - such as L4
  • Microservers - such as those based on ARM processors
  • Multikernels - Managing multiple ISAs from a single kernel (such as Barrelfish)


In his spare time, he is developing a personal microkernel called JOEL4 as part of the DominOS operating system.