Completed PhD Students

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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.