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Leana Golubchik

Leana Golubchik

Professor

Leana Golubchik is Professor of Computer Science at USC, with joint appointment in Electrical Engineering. Before, she was Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, and Assistant Professor at Columbia University. Leana received her Ph.D. from UCLA. Her research interests are broadly in the design and evaluation of large scale distributed systems, with an emphasis on analysis techniques needed for rapid evaluation of design ideas that lead to insight about systems' performance and reliability.

Ranjan Pal

Ranjan Pal

Research Scientist

Ranjan Pal received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from USC in 2014. His research interests lie in the design, modeling, and mathematical analysis of (cyber-security, privacy) engineering systems, communication networks, distributed systems, and the Smart Grid.

Marco Paolieri

Marco Paolieri

Postdoctoral Scholar—Research Associate

Marco Paolieri received his Ph.D. in Computer Science, Systems and Telecommunications from the University of Florence (Italy) in 2015. His research focuses on stochastic models for performance and reliability evaluation, solution techniques for non-Markovian processes, concurrent and distributed systems.

Kai Song

Kai Song

Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science

Kai Song received his M.E. degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007. His research interests include data center networking and economics, and multimedia systems.

Sung-Han Lin

Sung-Han Lin

Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science

Sung-Han Lin received his M.S. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2008. His research interests include Distributed Systems and P2P Networks, Performance Evaluation, Economics, Game Theory, and Cloud Computing.

Michael Chien-Chun Hung

Michael Chien-Chun Hung

Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science

Michael received his M.S. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Taiwan University (NTU) in 2009, and then worked as researcher at NTU and Academia Sinica. He is exploring advanced job scheduling mechanisms in cluster computing systems (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) deployed on a large scale.

Chien-Lun Chen

Chien-Lun Chen

Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering

Chien-Lun Chen received his M.S. in Communication Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2009. He was a research associate in Telecommunications Research Center, National Taiwan University, from August 2009 to June 2010. His research interests include wireless communication, IoT, machine learning and differential privacy.

Alumni

  • Prof. Cheng-Fu Chou

    National Taiwan University

  • Dr. Alix Chow

    Senior Researcher at Nokia (Beijing)

  • Dr. Leslie Cheung

    Performance Engineer at NetApp (Sunnyvale)

  • Dr. Yan Yang

    Engineer at Apple (Cupertino)

  • Dr. Abhishek B. Sharma

    Data Scientist at Fidelis Cybersecurity (DC)

  • Dr. Yuan Yao

    Software Engineer at Uber (SF)

  • Dr. Bo-Chun Wang

    Performance Engineer at NetApp (Sunnyvale)

Visitors

  • Prof. John C.S. Lui

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Prof. Longbo Huang

    Tsinghua University

  • Prof. Samir Khuller

    University of Maryland

  • Nidhi Shah

    University of Maryland

  • Danielle Bragg

    Princeton University