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June, 2021

Congratulations! Dr. Xian-He Sun and Anthony Kougkas have received a $4 Million NSF Framework Grant

Distinguished Professor Xian-He Sun and Research Assistant Professor Anthony Kougkas have received a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project, "Frameworks: Collaborative Research: ChronoLog: A High-Performance Storage Infrastructure for Activity and Log Workloads." The award is expected to be $4 million over four years. Illinois Tech was awarded $2.7 million of the grant and the University of Chicago was awarded $1.3 million of the grant. IIT news reports this. The Chronolog paper can be found here.

May, 2021

Congratulations! Hariharan Devarajan, Huihuo Zheng, Anthony Kougkas, Xian-He Sun, and Venkatram Vishwanath have received the best paper award in the 21st IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing (CCGRID'21)

The paper is entitled "DLIO: A Data-Centric Benchmark for Scientific Deep Learning Applications."
More information can be found here.

March, 2021

Congratulations! The Hermes software, an NSF-funded joint effort between the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and The HDF Group, has been launched.

The Hermes project can be found here.
Related news can be found here

Dec, 2020

Congratulations! Dr. Xian-He Sun has been appointed as the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair in Computer Science

More information can be found here.

Sep, 2020

Congratulations! Dr. Rujia Wang, Kyle Hale, and Xian-He Sun have received a grant from the NSF to build a new computer architecture that will reduce the energy and time needed to process big data sets

More information can be found here.

June, 2019

Congratulations! Anthony Kougkas, Hariharan Devarajan, Jay Lofstead, and Xian-He Sun have received the Karsten Schwan Best Paper Award in the 28th International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC'19)

The paper is entitled "LABIOS: A Distributed Label-Based I/O System."

Sep, 2018

Congratulations! Dr. Xian-He Sun has received a $3 Million NSF Framework Grant

Distinguished Professor Xian-He Sun has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project, "Framework: Software: NSCI: Collaborative Research: Hermes: Extending the HDF Library to Support Intelligent I/O Buffering for Deep Memory and Storage Hierarchy Systems." The award is expected to be $3 million over four years. It is reported by The Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC) here. IIT news also reports this. More information of this project in Discover Stories of IIT News can be found here.

May, 2017

PortHadoop has received wide media coverage in supporting the merge of HPC and cloud computing

PortHadoop has been reported by several media, including TACC, HPC wire, Phys.org, ENN, inside HPC, DeZyre, and Xinhua Net.

Feb, 2017

Congratulations! Dr. Xian-He Sun has received 2016 Golden Core Award from IEEE Computer Society

More information can be found here.

Aug, 2016

Congratulations! Dr. Xian-He Sun has received the IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Certificate from the IEEE Computer Society President 2016, Roger U. Fujii 

More information can be found here.

Aug, 2016

Congratulations! Adnan Haider is one of the three finalists of the 2016 ACM Student Research Competition Award in Undergraduate Category, Advisor: Xian-He Sun

June, 2016

Y. Chen, C. Chen, Y. Yin, Xian-He Sun, R. Thakur, and W. Gropp have received the Best Paper Award of the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA 2016)

The paper is entitled "Rethinking High Performance Computing System Architecture for Scientific Big Data Applications". Plaque, Award. More information can be found here.

Jan, 2016

Dr. Xian-He Sun's sluice gate theory is reported by Communication of China Computer Federation (CCCF)

More information can be found here (in Chinese).

Dec, 2015

Adnan Haider has been selected as a finalist for the Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Male Researcher Award for PhD-granting institutions 2016

More information can be found here.

Nov, 2015

Adnan Haider has won First Place Award for ACM Student Research Competition of SC 15

More information can be found here. Here is a picture of the award ceremony.

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