BB Students | SCS LAB - Illinois Institute of Technology

Current Members

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

Xin Wang

PhD Candidate

Yuping Fan

PhD Candidate

Melanie Cornelius

Part-time PhD Student

Jaime Cernuda

PhD Candidate

Neeraj Rajesh

PhD Candidate

Mo Zou

Visiting PhD Student

Boyang Li

PhD Candidate

Xiaoyang Lu

PhD Candidate

Yao Kang

PhD Candidate

Keith Bateman

PhD Student

Luke Logan

PhD Student

Jie Ye

PhD Student

Meng Tang

PhD Student

Izzet Yildirim

PhD Student

# NAME DEGREE ADVISOR TAGS CONTACT
1 Mo Zou PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Memory Performance Modeling,
Accelerators
mzou5@iit.edu
2 Xiaoyang Lu PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Memory Performance Modeling
and Optimization
xlu40@hawk.iit.edu
3 Jaime Cernuda  PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Systems,
Streaming Applications
HPC Systems
jcernudagarcia@hawk.iit.edu
4 Neeraj Rajesh PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Systems,
ML Assisted Systems,
HPC Systems
nrajesh@hawk.iit.edu
5 Keith Bateman  PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Storage,
High-Performance Computing
kbateman@hawk.iit.edu
6 Luke Logan  PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Storage,
Parallel and Distributed Systems,
Parallel I/O optimizations,
Operating Systems
llogan@hawk.iit.edu
7 Jie Ye  PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Storage,
Parallel and Distributed Systems,
Parallel I/O optimizations
jye20@hawk.iit.edu
8 Meng Tang PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Storage,
Containers
mtang11@hawk.iit.edu
9 Izzet Yildirim PhD Dr. Xian-He Sun Distributed Storage,
Containers
iyildirim@hawk.iit.edu
10 Xin Wang PhD Dr. Zhiling Lan Job scheduling,
Storage management,
Data Transfer Scheduling
xwang149@hawk.iit.edu
11 Yuping Fan PhD Dr. Zhiling Lan Job Scheduling,
Resource Management on HPC
yfan22@hawk.iit.edu
12 Boyang Li PhD Dr. Zhiling Lan  Job Scheduling,
Performance variation on HPC system
bli70@hawk.iit.edu
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Our Alumni

# NAME DISSERTATION / THESIS DEGREE YEAR TAGS CONTACT
1 Hariharan Devarajan Towards a self-programmable storage solution in extreme-scale environments PhD 2021 Parallel and Distributed Systems,
Parallel I/O optimizations,
HPC systems,
Key-Value Store Solutions
hdevarajan@hawk.iit.edu
2 Kun Feng A Multi-level Data Integration Approach for the Convergence of HPC and Big Data Systems PhD 2020 High-Performance Computing,
Parallel and Distributed Storage Systems,
I/O Optimization,
Data Integration
kfeng1@hawk.iit.edu
3 Anthony Kougkas Accelerating I/O using Data Labels: A Contention-Aware, Multi-Tiered, Scalable, and Distributed I/O Platform PhD 2019 Parallel and Distributed I/O, High-Performance Computing, 
Cloud Computing, 
Storage Systems, 
Object Stores,
Data Analytics
akougkas@hawk.iit.edu
www.akougkas.com

4 Eduardo Berrocal Improving Distributed Systems with Data Analysis PhD 2017 Fault tolerance,
Data consistency
5 Sean Wallace Power Profiling, Analysis, Learning, and Management for High-Performance Computing PhD 2017
6 Xu Yang Cooperative Batch Scheduling for HPC Systems PhD 2017
7 Xi Yang An Integrated Data Access System for Big Computing PhD 2016
8 Li Yu Reliability and Energy Analysis for Extreme Scale Systems PhD 2016
9 Yanlong Yin Application-Aware Optimizations for Big Data Access PhD 2014
10 Jingjin Wu Performance Analysis and Optimization of Large-scale Scientific Applications PhD 2013
11 Hui Jin System Support for Resilience in Large-Scale Parallel Systems: From Checkpointing to MapReduce PhD 2012
12 Wei Tang An integrated job scheduling framework for production supercomputers PhD 2012
13 Ziming Zheng Log analysis for reliability managment in large-scale systems PhD 2012
14 Yong Chen A Hybrid Data Prefetching Architecture for Data-Access Efficiency PhD 2009
15 Yawei Li Efficient Fault Management in High Performance Computing PhD 2008
16 Cong Du Dynamic Virtual Private Environment in a Shared Cyberspace PhD 2008
17 Surendra Byna  Server-based Data Push Architecture for Data Access Performance Optimization PhD 2006
18 Ming Wu System Support of Quality of Service in Shared Network Environments PhD 2006
19 Dr. Vijay Gurbani Serivce Oriented Computing: Enabling Cross-Network Services between The Internet and The Telecommunications Network. PhD 2004
20 Dr. Kasidit Chanchio Efficient Checkpointing in Heterogeneous Collaborative Environments: Representation, coordination, and Automation PhD 2000
21 Dr. Yu Zhuang Stable, Globally Non-iterative, Non-overlapping Domain Decom position Methods for the Numerical Solution of Parabolic Evolutionary Systems PhD 2000
22 Kirk Cameron Empirical and Statistical Application Modeling Using On-Chip Performance Monitors PhD 2000
23 Yongen Yu PetaART: Toward Petascale Cosmological Simulations using the Adaptive Refinement Tree (ART) Code M.Sc. 2013
24 Janusz Nosek Concurrency and Locality Aware GPGPU Thread Group Scheduling M.Sc. 2018 Artificial Intelligence,
Graph Processing
25 Srivatsa H.C. M.Sc. 2018 File Systems,
Parallel and Distributed storage
26 Ke Tao Checkpointing Orchestration: Toward a Scalable HPC Fault-Tolerant Environment M.Sc. 2011
27 Jiexing Gu System Diagnosis and Prognosis of Failures in High Performance Computing Systems M.Sc. 2009
28 Sindhu Subramanya Optimizing Energy Consumption while Running I/O Intensive Workloads Using DVFS M.Sc. 2009
29 Dinagar Raghunathan Evaluation of Interrupt Handling Mechanisms in Multi-core Environment M.Sc. 2009
30 Eduardo Berrocal Exploring Pattern based Replacement Policies in MPI-IO Caching M.Sc. 2009
31 Huaiyu Zhu Global-aware and Multi-order Context-based Data Prefetching M.Sc. 2009
32 Hui Jin Performance under Failures of DAG-based Parallel Computing M.Sc. 2008
33 Prerak Shukla  Virtual Machines in Grid Environments: Dynamic Virtual Machines M.Sc. 2008
34 Petre Brotea Grid-enabled Migration of Native Processes under Java Virtual Machine Environments M.Sc. 2008
35 Alaknantha Eswaradass Network Bandwidth Predictor (NBP) A System for Online Network Performance Forecasting M.Sc. 2005
36 Naga Kunderu AEGIS: A Security Architecture for Mobile Devices M.Sc. 2004
37 Beulah Kurian Grid Eigen Trust, A Framework For Computing Reputation in Grids M.Sc. 2003
38 Balamurali Ananthan SLA Oriented QoS Management and Provisioning in Virtual Application Service M.Sc. 2003
39 Dinanath D. Sulakhe GNARE-GeNome Analysis Research Environment: a high-throughput server for genome analysis M.Sc. 2003
40 Patrick Wagstrom Scarlet: A Framework for Context Aware Computing M.Sc. 2003
41 Xiaoshan He A QoS Guided Scheduling Model in Grid Environment M.Sc. 2002
42 Rahul Pidaparti  Matchmaker for Distributed Parallel Computing. M.Sc. 2002
43 Antoine Nguyen Implementation of Scalable Tridiagonal Solvers for Ocean Simulation on Parallel Supercomputers M.Sc. 2001
44 Surendra Byna Performance Database and Its Applications in High Performance Computing M.Sc. 2001
45 Zhiqiang Li A Java Client/Server Message Board System M.Sc. 2000
46 Bo Pan Parallel implementation of Adaptive Wavelet Element method, A MPI Implementation of a Two-Dimensional Wavelet ADI Application M.Sc. 2000
47 Dhruv Khettry Virtual Collaboratory for Numerical Simulation M.Sc. 1999
48 Ramachandran Krishnamoorthi On-Line Simulation of Materials M.Sc. 1999
49 Ram Mohan Suryanarayana Network Resource Monitoring System M.Sc. 1999
50 Zhaohua Zhan A Java 3D Visualization Environment for Scalable Systems M.Sc. 1998
51 Vittal Krishnamurthy Path Restoration in Self-Healing ATM Networks M.Sc. 1998
52 Dongmei He Research interests are in performance modeling and evaluation of advanced hierarchical memory systems M.Sc. 1998
53 Lalitha Kommajosyula  Development of a LOST (Line-Of-Sight Telemetry) software system for wireless communication M.Sc. 1998
54 Yu Zhuang A Java 3D Visualization Environment for Scalable Systems M.Sc. 1998
55 Zhang Lei Developed a network teaching environment M.Sc. 1997
56 Qingxu Hou M.Sc. 1997
57 Kasidit Chanchio M.Sc. 1996
58 Xin Liao M.Sc. 1996
59 Anthony Fleck Empowering Data Management, Diagnosis, and Visualization of Cloud-Resolving Models by Cloud Library upon Spark and Hadoop B.Sc. 1997
60 Adnan Haider B.Sc. 2018
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Former Associates

# DETAILS
1 Bo 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.
2 Dr. 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.
3 Dr. 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.
4 Dr. 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.
5 Jibing 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.
6 Carlos 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.
7 Dr. 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.
8 Huaiyu 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.
9 Dr. 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.
10 Dr. 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.
11 Dr. 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.
12 Dr. 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.
13 Dr. 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.
14 Dr. 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.
15 Dr. 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.
16 Dr. 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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