Completed PhD Students

Jian Zhou, PhD in Summer 2018

Dan Huang, PhD in Summer 2017 (Faculty now)

Xuhong Zhang, PhD in Summer 2016

Xuchao Chen, PhD in Summer 2016

Ruijun Wang, PhD in Summer 2015

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Jianglin Yin,PhD in Fall 2015

Dissertation: “RESEARCH ON HIGH-PERFORMANCE AND SCALABLE DATA ANALYSIS IN PARALLEL BIG DATA COMPUTING”, First employment after graduation: APPLE, data scientist.

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Junyao
Zhang, PhD in Summer 2015

Dissertation: “RESEARCH ON IMPROVING RELIABILITY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SCALABILITY IN DISTRIBUTED AND PARALLEL FILE SYSTEMS” (Beginning Fall 2009, Master secured in Fall 2010, Master thesis title: Research on Reverse Lookup Problem in Distributed File System.)  First employment after graduation: Ericsson.

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Pengju
Shang, PhD in Summer 2011

Dissertation: “Research in high performance and low power computer systems for Data-intensive environment”, First employment after graduation: EMC.

Saba Sehrish
Saba Sehrish, PhD in Summer 2010

Dissertation: “Improving Performance and Programmer Productivity for I/O-Intensive High Performance Computing Applications”. Master program under Dr. Mark Heinrich’s supervision. First employment after graduation: Postdoc in Northwestern University (Alok’s group).

PengGu
Peng
Gu, PhD in Summer 2008

Dissertation: Metadata and Data Management in High-performance File and Storage Systems; First employment after graduation: Microsoft.

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Xiaoyu
Yao, PhD in Spring 2007

Dissertation: Improving Performance and Energy-efficiency in Storage Server Systems; First employment after graduation: Microsoft.

Dong Li
Dong Li, PhD in Summer 2006

Dissertation: High Performance Energy-efficient File and Storage Systems; First employment after graduation: Pillar Data Systems.

Hailong Cai
Hailong
Cai, PhD in Summer 2006

Dissertation: Self-organization and Content Location for Data Sharing Peer-to-Peer Systems; First employment after graduation: Google Inc.

Completed Master students

  • Qiangju Xiao, Master degree conferred at UCF in Spring 2013.
  • Kwok Wai Ng, NSF REU, scalable reverse lookup, Spring 2012.
  • Grant Mackey, Master degree conferred at UCF in Spring 2012.
  • Christopher Mitchell, Master degree conferred at UCF in Fall 2011.
  • Lu Chen, Master in Fall 2010, Master thesis title: Concentric layout, a new data layout for matrix set in Hadoop file system.
  • Zhengkai Wu, Master in Fall 2010
  • Sandesh Shankarappa, Master in Summer 2010.
  • Johnny Morris, Master, Spring 2009
  • Huijun Zhu, Master in Fall 2008.
  • Dr. Kening Zhang, Research Associate, 2008 (Ph.D. program under Dr. Ron DeMara’s supervision).

Completed Undergraduate students

  • Alexander Roustai, alexroustai@Knights.ucf.edu, REU for data intensive HPC analytics, Spring 2015.
  • Mario Carrasco, [carrascom@Knights.ucf.edu], the EXCEL program, Spring 2015.
  • Mario Massad, mario.massad@knights.ucf.edu, REU for cloud HPC analytics, Summer 2014.
  • Tyler Lukasiewicz, tlukasiewicz@knights.ucf.edu, REU for cloud HPC analytics, Summer 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015 and Summer 2015.
  • Tyler Lukasiewicz, tlukasiewicz@knights.ucf.edu, the EXCEL program, Spring 2014.
  • Edgar Flores, NSF REU, Cloud Computing, Spring 2014.
  • ZaydBabamir, NSF REU, data HPC analytics, Spring 2014.
  • Christopher Deleuze, NSF REU, data intensive HPC, Summer 2013.
  • Andrew Foran, NSF REU, data intensive HPC, Summer 2013.
  • Alan Birmaher, the EXCEL program, Spring 2013.
  • Ashish Naik, the EXCEL program, Spring 2012.
  • Jeff Chenault, the EXCEL program, Spring 2012.
  • Jeffrey Gerard, BS with distinction in Spring 2006.
  • Brandon Smith, UNL UCARE project 2005.
  • Tallman Tyler, UNL UCARE project 2006.
  • Matthew Landowski, UCF 2006.
  • Matthew Beiser, UCF 2006.