Joseph Anthony C. Hermocilla obtained his MS in Computer Science from the University of the Philippines Los Banos where he is currently an assistant professor at the Institute of Computer Science and head of the Systems Research Group. His research interests span the area of systems, including operating systems, computer architecture, data communications and networking, distributed systems, computer security, and high-performance computing. He is a member of the Computing Society of the Philippines and the Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators. He can be reached at