Research Areas

  • Networking and Performance Evaluation
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Scientific and High Performance Computing

Education

  • 1984 - BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • 1988 - MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • 1997 - PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Publications

  • Workload and network-optimized computing systems, with David LaPotin, Shahrokh Daijavad, Charles Johnson, Kazuaki Ishizaki, Hubertus Franke, Heather Achilles, Dan Dumarot, Nancy Greco and Bijan Davari, IBM Journal of Research and Development, Volume 54, Number 1, 2010.
  • Applying Amdahl’s Other Law to the Data Center, with Dave Cohen, Fabrizio Petrini, Mike Day, Muli Ben-Yehuda and Uri Cummings, IBM Journal of Research and Development, Volume 53, Number 5, 2009.
  • AC Coupled Backplane Communications Using Embedded Capacitor, with Bruce Su, Pravin Patel, Moises Cases, Paul D Franzon, 17th Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, San Jose, CA, October 27-29, 2008.
  • BladeCenter Networking, with Norm Strole, David Cosby and David Green, IBM Journal of Research and Development, September/November 2005.
  • Workload-Based Power Management for Parallel Computer Systems, with Dave Bradley and Rick Harper, IBM Journal of Research and Development, Sept 2003.
  • Analysis and Implementation of Software Rejuvenation in Cluster Systems, with Kalyanaraman Vaidyanathan, Richard E. Harper, and Kishor Trivedi, ACM Sigmetrics 2001 Conf, Cambridge, Mass, June 16-20, 2001.