Seminars & Colloquia
Virginia Tech University
"A Toolkit for Evaluating MapReduce Cluster Design"
Friday September 17, 2010 01:00 PM
Location: 3211, EB2 NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)
This talk is part of the System Research Seminar series
Ali R. Butt is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. Ali received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2006. His research interests are in experimental computer systems, especially in data-intensive high-performance computing. His current work focuses on I/O and storage issues faced in modern HPC systems. Ali is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2008), an IBM Faculty Award (2008), an IBM SUR Award (2009), and a Virginia Tech College of Engineering Outstanding New Assistant Professor Award (2009). Ali was also an invited participant (2009) and an organizer (2010) for the NAE's US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Host: Frank Mueller, Computer Science, NCSU