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Current Members

Members of the SCS laboratory work on different research projects
collaboratively with researchers from different countries and backgrounds.

Kun Feng

PhD Candidate

Xin Wang

PhD Candidate

Yuping Fan

PhD Candidate

Hariharan Devarajan

PhD Candidate

Peixin Qiao

PhD Student

Boyang Li

PhD Student

Xiaoyang Lu

PhD Candidate

Yao Kang

PhD Student

Melanie Cornelius

Part-time PhD Student

Jaime Cernuda

PhD Student

Neeraj Rajesh

PhD Student

Keith Bateman

Pre-PhD Student

Hugo Trivino

Pre-PhD Student

#NAMEDEGREEADVISORTAGSCONTACT
1  Kun FengPhDDr. Xian-He SunData Access Optimizationkfeng1@hawk.iit.edu

2Hariharan DevarajanPhDDr. Xian-He SunParallel and Distributed Systems,
Parallel I/O optimizations,
HPC systems,
Key-Value Store solutions
hdevarajan@hawk.iit.edu
3Xiaoyang LuPhDDr. Xian-He SunMemory Performance Modeling
and Optimization
xlu40@hawk.iit.edu
4Jaime Cernuda PhDDr. Xian-He SunDistributed Systems,
Streaming Applications
HPC Systems
jcernudagarcia@hawk.iit.edu
5Neeraj RajeshPhDDr. Xian-He SunDistributed Systems,
ML Assisted Systems,
HPC Systems
nrajesh@hawk.iit.edu
6Hugo TrivinoPre-PhDDr. Xian-He SunDistributed Storage, Data Security,
High-Performance Computing
hhernandeztrivino@hawk.iit.edu
7Keith Bateman Pre-PhDDr. Xian-He SunDistributed Storage,
High-Performance Computing
kbateman@hawk.iit.edu
8Xin WangPhDDr. Zhiling Lan Job scheduling,
Storage management,
Data Transfer Scheduling
xwang149@hawk.iit.edu
9Yuping FanPhDDr. Zhiling LanJob Scheduling,
Resource Management on HPC
yfan22@hawk.iit.edu
10Peixin QiaoPhDDr. Zhiling LanParallel and Distributed Systems,
High-Performance Computing,
Resource and Job Management,
Power Management
pqiao@hawk.iit.edu
11Boyang LiPhDDr. Zhiling Lan Job Scheduling,
Performance variation on HPC system
bli70@hawk.iit.edu
12Yao KangPhDDr. Zhiling LanJob scheduling,
Storage management,
Data Transfer Scheduling
ykang17@hawk.iit.edu
13Melanie CorneliusPhDDr. Zhiling LanMachine Learning,
Artificial Intelligence,
High-Performance Computing
mdooley1@hawk.iit.edu
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Our Alumni

#NAMEDISSERTATION / THESISDEGREEYEARTAGSCONTACT
1Anthony KougkasAccelerating I/O using Data Labels: A Contention-Aware, Multi-Tiered, Scalable, and Distributed I/O PlatformPhD2019Parallel and Distributed I/O, High-Performance Computing, 
Cloud Computing, 
Storage Systems, 
Object Stores,
Data Analytics
akougkas@hawk.iit.edu
www.akougkas.com

2Eduardo BerrocalImproving Distributed Systems with Data AnalysisPhD2017Fault tolerance,
Data consistency
3Sean WallacePower Profiling, Analysis, Learning, and Management for High-Performance ComputingPhD2017
4Xu YangCooperative Batch Scheduling for HPC SystemsPhD2017
5Xi YangAn Integrated Data Access System for Big ComputingPhD2016
6Li YuReliability and Energy Analysis for Extreme Scale SystemsPhD2016
7Yanlong YinApplication-Aware Optimizations for Big Data AccessPhD2014
8Jingjin WuPerformance Analysis and Optimization of Large-scale Scientific ApplicationsPhD2013
9Hui JinSystem Support for Resilience in Large-Scale Parallel Systems: From Checkpointing to MapReducePhD2012
10Wei TangAn integrated job scheduling framework for production supercomputersPhD2012
11Ziming ZhengLog analysis for reliability managment in large-scale systemsPhD2012
12Yong ChenA Hybrid Data Prefetching Architecture for Data-Access EfficiencyPhD2009
13Yawei LiEfficient Fault Management in High Performance ComputingPhD2008
14Cong DuDynamic Virtual Private Environment in a Shared CyberspacePhD2008
15Surendra Byna Server-based Data Push Architecture for Data Access Performance OptimizationPhD2006
16Ming WuSystem Support of Quality of Service in Shared Network EnvironmentsPhD2006
17Dr. Vijay GurbaniSerivce Oriented Computing: Enabling Cross-Network Services between The Internet and The Telecommunications Network.PhD2004
18Dr. Kasidit ChanchioEfficient Checkpointing in Heterogeneous Collaborative Environments: Representation, coordination, and AutomationPhD2000
19Dr. Yu ZhuangStable, Globally Non-iterative, Non-overlapping Domain Decom position Methods for the Numerical Solution of Parabolic Evolutionary SystemsPhD2000
20Kirk CameronEmpirical and Statistical Application Modeling Using On-Chip Performance MonitorsPhD2000
21Yongen YuPetaART: Toward Petascale Cosmological Simulations using the Adaptive Refinement Tree (ART) CodeM.Sc.2013
22Janusz NosekConcurrency and Locality Aware GPGPU Thread Group SchedulingM.Sc.2018Artificial Intelligence,
Graph Processing
23Srivatsa H.C.M.Sc.2018File Systems,
Parallel and Distributed storage
24Ke TaoCheckpointing Orchestration: Toward a Scalable HPC Fault-Tolerant EnvironmentM.Sc.2011
25Jiexing GuSystem Diagnosis and Prognosis of Failures in High Performance Computing SystemsM.Sc.2009
26Sindhu SubramanyaOptimizing Energy Consumption while Running I/O Intensive Workloads Using DVFSM.Sc.2009
27Dinagar RaghunathanEvaluation of Interrupt Handling Mechanisms in Multi-core EnvironmentM.Sc.2009
28Eduardo BerrocalExploring Pattern based Replacement Policies in MPI-IO CachingM.Sc.2009
29Huaiyu ZhuGlobal-aware and Multi-order Context-based Data PrefetchingM.Sc.2009
30Hui JinPerformance under Failures of DAG-based Parallel ComputingM.Sc.2008
31Prerak Shukla Virtual Machines in Grid Environments: Dynamic Virtual MachinesM.Sc.2008
32Petre BroteaGrid-enabled Migration of Native Processes under Java Virtual Machine EnvironmentsM.Sc.2008
33Alaknantha EswaradassNetwork Bandwidth Predictor (NBP) A System for Online Network Performance ForecastingM.Sc.2005
34Naga KunderuAEGIS: A Security Architecture for Mobile DevicesM.Sc.2004
35Beulah KurianGrid Eigen Trust, A Framework For Computing Reputation in GridsM.Sc.2003
36Balamurali AnanthanSLA Oriented QoS Management and Provisioning in Virtual Application ServiceM.Sc.2003
37Dinanath D. SulakheGNARE-GeNome Analysis Research Environment: a high-throughput server for genome analysisM.Sc.2003
38Patrick WagstromScarlet: A Framework for Context Aware ComputingM.Sc.2003
39Xiaoshan HeA QoS Guided Scheduling Model in Grid EnvironmentM.Sc.2002
40Rahul Pidaparti Matchmaker for Distributed Parallel Computing.M.Sc.2002
41Antoine NguyenImplementation of Scalable Tridiagonal Solvers for Ocean Simulation on Parallel SupercomputersM.Sc.2001
42Surendra BynaPerformance Database and Its Applications in High Performance ComputingM.Sc.2001
43Zhiqiang LiA Java Client/Server Message Board SystemM.Sc.2000
44Bo PanParallel implementation of Adaptive Wavelet Element method, A MPI Implementation of a Two-Dimensional Wavelet ADI ApplicationM.Sc.2000
45Dhruv KhettryVirtual Collaboratory for Numerical SimulationM.Sc.1999
46Ramachandran KrishnamoorthiOn-Line Simulation of MaterialsM.Sc.1999
47Ram Mohan SuryanarayanaNetwork Resource Monitoring SystemM.Sc.1999
48Zhaohua ZhanA Java 3D Visualization Environment for Scalable SystemsM.Sc.1998
49Vittal KrishnamurthyPath Restoration in Self-Healing ATM NetworksM.Sc.1998
50Dongmei HeResearch interests are in performance modeling and evaluation of advanced hierarchical memory systemsM.Sc.1998
51Lalitha Kommajosyula Development of a LOST (Line-Of-Sight Telemetry) software system for wireless communicationM.Sc.1998
52Yu ZhuangA Java 3D Visualization Environment for Scalable SystemsM.Sc.1998
53Zhang LeiDeveloped a network teaching environmentM.Sc.1997
54Qingxu HouM.Sc.1997
55Kasidit ChanchioM.Sc.1996
56Xin LiaoM.Sc.1996
57Anthony FleckEmpowering Data Management, Diagnosis, and Visualization of Cloud-Resolving Models by Cloud Library upon Spark and HadoopB.Sc.1997
58Adnan HaiderB.Sc.2018
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Former Associates

#DETAILS
1Bo Feng was a pre-doctoral research associate at the SCS laboratory. He received his bachelor degree in engineering from China Agricultural University and his Master degree from IIT. His research is in parallel I/O, parallel file systems and storage.
2Dr. Yuhang Liu was a postdoctoral researcher at the SCS laboratory. He received his Ph.D. degrees in computer architecture from Beihang University in 2013. He is a member of China Computer Federation(CCF) and IEEE. His research interests include scalable parallel and distributed processing, memory system, performance evaluation and optimization.
3Dr. Shuibing He was a postdoctoral researcher at the SCS laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in Dec. 2009 from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research areas include Parallel Computer Architecture, distributed storage and file systems, embedded system.
4Dr. Dawei Wang was a postdoctoral researcher at the SCS laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in Fall 2009 from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research areas include Parallel Computer Architecture, Large Scale Interconnection Networks, Architectural Simulation & Emulation, Reconfigurable Computing, and Embedded Systems.
5Jibing Li was a Research Associate at the SCS laboratory. He received his Master Degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2011. His research focused on parallel file systems and data access pattern.
6Carlos Sanchez Gomez was a Research Associate at the SCS laboratory. He received his Master in Computer Science in 2011. His research focused on improving L2 cache memory performance.
7Dr. Huaiming Song was a postdoctoral research associate at the SCS laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2009 from Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests were Large Scale Data Intensive systems, including data organization, query processing and optimization. He was working on I/O performance optimizing of data intensive systems.
8Huaiyu Zhu was a Research Associate at the SCS laboratory. He received his Master Degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2009. His research was focusing on hardware-based data prefetching mechanisms on cache level.
9Dr. Yong Chen served as a senior research associate at the SCS laboratory for a period of nine months. He received his Ph.D. from IIT in Summer 2009 under the supervision of Prof. Xian-He Sun. His research interests are in the areas of memory systems, parallel I/O, and performance evaluations. He has received several awards for his dissertation research, including the prestigious IEEE/ACM HPC fellowship.
10Dr. Surendra Byna moved to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley, CA. He was a researcher at NEC Laboratories America in Princeton, NJ. At LBNL, he is a member of the Scientific Data Management group in the Computational Research Division. He was a student member and later a faculty member at our SCS Lab between 2000 and 2009. More information about his new coordinates and his research at LBNL.
11Dr. Zhibin Fang was a postdoctoral researcher at the SCS laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in Fall 2007 from the Institute of Computing Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research areas include Parallel Computer Architecture, and Performance Analysis and Optimization of Memory System and Interconnection of Networking. He was working on server push architecture to improve data access performance for High End Computing.
12Dr. Ming Wu was a Ph.D. student at the SCS laboratory before he received his Ph.D. in Dec. 2006. From January 2007 to May 2007, he was a research assistant professor at the SCS laboratory. He initiated the study of realibility of high-end computing at SCS, which helped to land a Information Technology Research (ITR) grant from NSF in 2007 in research of fault tolerance of HEC.
13Dr. Kasidit Chanchio received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Louisiana State University in Dec. 2000. He was a post doctoral researcher at the SCS laboratory from Oct. 2000 to August 2001. He leaded the SNOW project, which was later funded by NSF as one of the first nine projects supported by NSF Middleware initiative (NMI) in 2001.
14Dr. Yu Zhuang received his Ph.D. in mathematics and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Louisiana State University in June and Dec., 2000, respectively. He was a visiting assistant professor at the SCS Lab. from April 2001 to August 2001. He joined the Computer Science Department at the Texas Technology University as an assistant professor in August, 2001. He worked on the HAPANS project which was supported in part by Offic of Naval Research.
15Dr. Wu Zhang worked as a senior research associate at the SCS Laboratory from July 2000 to Oct. 2001. He worked on the HAPANS project and was supported in part by ONR and NSF. He come from Xian Jiaotong University, P.R.China, where he was a professor and the director of the Institute of Applied Mathematics. His research interest mainly involves numerical algorithms and CFD.
16Dr. Xingfu Wu was a post-doctoral researcher at the SCS Lab. from Nov. 1998 to Nov. 1999. Dr. Wu received his B.S. degree and M.S. degree from Beijing Normal University in 1988 and 1993, respectively. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer science form Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in March, 1997. Currently, he generated several publications during his stay. He is currenly a research faculty member in Department of Computer Science at the Texas A&M University. His research interests include performance evaluation, prediction and visualization of parallel systems, parallel programming environments and tools, algorithmical logic, mathematical logic, and parallel genetic algorithms.
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