Kirill Mechitov is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Information Trust Institute. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. Dr. Mechitov has co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications on wireless sensor networks, distributed systems, mobile and energy-aware computing. At ITI, Dr. Mechitov works on the Assured Cloud Computing project with Prof. Gul Agha, researching performance, energy efficiency, and security aspects of hybrid mobile cloud computing applications. He is developing an adaptive actor-based framework for dynamic fine-grained code offloading for mobile applications leveraging public and private cloud resources.