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Tuesday, October 24 • 16:55 - 17:35
Panel Discussion: Outreachy Kernel Internship Report - Moderated by Julia Lawall, Inria

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Come learn about the great work our kernel interns have accomplished! Outreachy provides a 3-month paid internship for women, trans men, genderqueer people, and US members of other underrepresented groups to work on an open source project. The panel will present the program and this year's Linux kernel projects. Gargi Sharma will present her work on
replacing the PID bitmap implementation with an IDR API-based implementation. Sayli Karnik will talk about her improvements to the Linux kernel documentation​. Eva Rachel Retuya will present her work on developing the ADXL345 IIO driver to replace the existing input driver. Narcisa Vasile will present her work on writing a driver for CCS811 Air Quality
Sensor using the IIO interface. Varsha Rao will discuss her work on improving nftables. Bhumika Goyal will talk about securing the Linux kernel by declaring kernel structures read-only.


Julia Lawall

Senior reseacher, Inria
Julia Lawall is a Senior Research Scientist at Inria. Her research is at the intersection of programming languages and operating systems. She develops the tool Coccinelle and has over 1000 patches in the Linux kernel based on this work. She has also mentored four Outreachy Linux... Read More →


Bhumika Goyal

Bhumika Goyal has recently graduated from NIIT University, India. She is a former Outreachy intern. She is currently continuing her Outreachy project under Julia Lawall with the support of Core Infrastructure Initiative. She aims to become a Linux-kernel engineer in future.

Sayli Karnik

Sayli Karnik has recently graduated from Sardar Patel institute of technology, Mumbai, India. She is working on Linux kernel documentation currently. She loves contributing to Open source. She aspires to work as a full time at Linux kernel some day.

Varsha Rao

Varsha Rao is a final year student at National Institute of Engineering in India. | She was an Outreachy intern in summer 2017.
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Eva Rachel Retuya

Eva Rachel Retuya is a computer engineering graduate based in the Philippines. She is a former Linux kernel Outreachy intern with interests in FOSS and Electronics. She is currently seeking opportunities in Linux kernel development and embedded systems.

Gargi Sharma

Gargi Sharma is a recent graduate from BITS Pilani in India. She was an Outreachy intern in summer 2017.
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Narcisa Vasile

Narcisa Vasile is a student at University Politehnica of Bucharest. She was an Outreachy intern in summer 2017.

Tuesday October 24, 2017 16:55 - 17:35
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