Konstantin Shagin


To contribute my skills and knowledge to a research in the area of distributed computing.




February 2000: B.A. in Computer Science, Technion, Haifa.  Summa Cum Laude (GPA: 94).

April 2003: Master in Computer Science, Technion.

Currently, I am finishing my Ph.D. studies in the Technion (GPA: 97).



Fluent in English, Hebrew, Russian. Moderate knowledge of French.


Programming languages

Java, C/C++, Perl, Pascal, SmallTalk.

(2 years of work experience in C++)


Professional experience

1998-1999: VLSI department of IBM Research Lab, Haifa.

2000: 3-months assignment in IBM Research Laboratory in Austin, Texas, USA. 


Teaching Experience

2000-2005: A teaching assistant in the Introduction to Computer Networks course, Technion, Haifa.


Research interests

High Performance Distributed Computing, Fault Tolerance, Utilization of Idle Resources.




M. Factor, A. Schuster, K. Shagin. A Platform-Independent Distributed Runtime for Standard Multithreaded Java. International Journal of Parallel Programming, 2005.


M. Factor, A. Schuster, K. Shagin. Instrumentation of Standard Libraries in Object-Oriented Languages: the Twin Class Hierarchy Approach. ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications (OOPSLA), October 2004, Vancouver, Canada.


M. Factor, A. Schuster, K. Shagin. A Distributed Runtime for Java: Yesterday and Today. 6th International  Java(tm) for Parallel and Distributed Computing Workshop, April 2004, Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA.


M. Factor, A. Schuster, K. Shagin. JavaSplit: A Runtime for Execution of Monolithic Java Programs on Heterogeneous Collections of Commodity Workstations. IEEE Inernational Conference on Cluster Computing (ICCC), December 2003, Hong-Kong.


M. Factor, A. Schuster, K. Shagin. Execution of Monolithic Java Programs on Large Non-Dedicated Collections of Commodity Workstations. Java Grande/ISCOPE poster, November 2002, Seattle


Contests and awards

1996: Represented Ronson Highschool in physics tournament of Veitzman Institute of Science.

1990: First Place Award in City Contest of Mathematics of Cherson, Ukrain.



Classical music: Musical school of Cherson, Ukrain, piano, 1985-1990.
Sports: swimming, mountain biking.







E-mail: konst@cs.technion.ac.il

Office phone:   +972-4-8294306

Fax:               +972-4-8293900