Prof. Dr. Peter Druschel

Peter Druschel is the founding director of the MPI for Software Systems, where he heads the Distributed Systems group. He is also a professor at Saarland University. Druschel’s group has done pioneering work in the areas of high-performance communication, scalable Internet server design, design and applications of peer-to-peer systems, accountability, compliance, anonymity, and mobile privacy. His former students hold academic positions at Princeton, Purdue, Northeastern, and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as research positions at Bell Labs, Google, NEC Labs, and others.

Dr. Druschel has served on the program committees of the leading international conferences in his field, including ACM SIGCOMM, ACM SOSP, USENIX OSDI, USENIX/ACM NSDI, and ACM SIGMETRICS. He has chaired the program committees of SOSP, OSDI, NSDI, and EuroSys. Druschel hasserved on the editorial boards of the ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, the Communications of the ACM, and the Royal Society’s Open Science Journal.


Prof. Dr. Peter Druschel

Prof. Dr. Peter Druschel

Max Planck Institute for Software Systems
Distributed Systems Group

Campus E1.4
66123 Saarbrücken

Fon: +49 681 930 39101



Max-Planck-Institute for Software Systems Saarland University Cluster of Excellence