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Faculty


Dr. Zizhong (Jeffrey) Chen, Lab Director
Office: 422 Winston Chung Hall
Tele.: +1 (951) 827-2403
E-Mail: Last_Name AT cs.ucr.edu
Website: http://www.cs.ucr.edu/~chen

Dr. Zizhong (Jeffrey) Chen is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, Riverside. He specializes in high performance computing, big data analytics, parallel and distributed systems, numerical algorithms and software, and large scale computer simulations. His research has been supported by National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Nvidia, and Microsoft Corporation. He has published over 100 papers with many in highly competitive conferences and journals such as SC, HPDC, PPoPP, ICS, IPDPS, TPDS, TC, JPDC, PARCO, SIMAX, SISC, and IBMRD. He has received a CAREER Award from the U.S. National Science Foundation and a Best Paper Award from the International Supercomputing Conference. Dr. Chen is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Life Member of the ACM. He currently serves as a Subject Area Editor for Elsevier Parallel Computing journal (PARCO) and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).

Ph.D. Students

Jieyang Chen, Ph.D. Student
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: jchen098@ucr.edu

Mr. Jieyang Chen received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Beijing University of Technology in 2012 and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Riverside in 2014. He won a Technology Innovation Award during his undergraduate studies in China and received a Meritorious Winner Award in Mathematical Contest in Modeling in USA. Mr. Jieyang Chen joined SuperLab in fall 2015. He is interested in high performance computing on GPUs with CUDA, algorithm-based fault tolerance, and energy efficient computing. Mr. Jieyang Chen was a student volunteer for SC'14 and SC'15. He first did a summer internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 2016 and he is currently doing a long term research internship (PhD thesis) at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Sihuan Li, Ph.D. Student
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: sli049@ucr.edu

Mr. Sihuan Li received his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2015. During his undergraduate studies at HUST, Mr. Sihuan Li received National Scholarship and National Encouragement Scholarship for his excellent performance. He is a Qiming Straight A Student at HUST and received a scholarship from China Scholarship Council for a summer internship at the University of Alberta, Canada. Mr. Sihuan Li joined SuperLab in fall 2015. He is interested in high performance computing, parallel computing technologies for big data analytics, numerical algorithms and software, and large scale computer simulations. Mr. Sihuan Li was a student volunteer for SC'16. He will join Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for a research internship in spring 2018.

Hongbo Li, Ph.D. Student, co-advised with Rajiv Gupta
Office: 465 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: hli035@ucr.edu

Mr. Hongbo Li received both his B.S. and his M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Ningxia University. He was honored as Outstanding Graduate of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Mr. Hongbo Li won First Prize in Chinese National Undergraduate Mathematical Contest and received National Scholarship from the Ministry of Education of China. He joined SuperLab in Fall 2013. Mr. Hongbo Li is interested in parallel processing and high performance computing. Mr. Hongbo Li was a student volunteer for SC'14, SC'15, and SC'16.

Xin Liang, Ph.D. Student
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: xlian007@ucr.edu

Mr. Xin Liang received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from Peking University (PKU) in 2014. He won Second Prize in Chinese National High School Mathematics Competition twice during his high school studies. Mr. Xin Liang joined SuperLab in Fall 2014. He is interested in high performance computing, numerical linear algebra algorihms and software, and algorithm-based fault tolerance. Mr. Xin Liang was a student volunteer for SC'15. He did a summer internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory in summer 2017 and will do another research internship at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in fall 2017.

Yuanlai Liu, Ph.D. Student co-advised with Laxmi Bhuyan
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: yliu158@ucr.edu

Mr. Yuanlai Liu received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2015. He won National Scholarship and Guo Moruo Scholarship during his undergraduate studies at USTC. Mr. Yuanlai Liu joined SuperLab in Fall 2016. He is interested in high performance computing, parallel computing technologies for big data analytics, and energy efficient computing.

Kaiming Ouyang, Ph.D. Student
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: kouya001@ucr.edu

Mr. Kaiming Ouyang received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in 2016. He won National Scholarship, CSC Scholarship, People's Special Scholarship, and Tang Lixin Excellent New Student Scholarship during his undergraduate studies in China and Korean Government Scholarship from POSTECH in South Korea. Mr. Kaiming Ouyang joined the SuperLab in Fall 2016. His research interests include but are not limited to Distributed and Parallel Computing/System, High Performance Computing, Operating System, Programming Language and Compiler, Large-Scale Software Design and GPGPUs.

Dingwen Tao, Ph.D. Student
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: dtao001@ucr.edu

Mr. Dingwen Tao received his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2013. He won First Prize in Chinese National Olympiad in Informatics, First Prize in Chinese National High School Mathematics Competition, and Second Prize in Chinese National Undergraduate Mathematical Modeling Contest, and received Outstanding Student Scholarship Awards during his studies at USTC. Mr. Dingwen Tao joined SuperLab in Fall 2013. He is interested in high performance computing, power-aware algorithms and software, and energy efficient computing. Mr. Dingwen Tao was a student volunteer at SC'14, SC15, and SC'16. He did a summer internship at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2015 and another summer internship at Argonne National Laboratory in 2016. He is currently doing a long term research internship (PHD thesis) at Argonne National Laboratory.

Kai Zhao, Ph.D. Student
Office: 459 Winston Chung Hall
E-Mail: kzhao016@ucr.edu

Mr. Kai Zhao received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Peking University (PKU) in 2014. He won first prize in National Olympiad in Informatics in Provinces(NOIP) in high school. He has three years' working experience in Morgan Stanley, Alibaba, MicroStrategy and Wacai Inc. Mr. Kai Zhao joined the SuperLab in Fall 2017. His research interests include but not limited to distributed systems, system security and data privacy, and high performance computing.

Past Members

Panruo Wu

Degree: Ph.D., Spring 2017. (BS from USTC in 2011).
Dissertation: Silent Data Corruption Resilient Matrix Factorizations on Distributed Memory System.
Internship Experience: Los Alamos National Laboratory (summer 2015, fall 2015, and winter 2016), Amazon (summer 2014), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (summer 2013).
Employment: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, University of Houston.

Li Tan

Degree: Ph.D., Fall 2015. (MS from East China Normal University in 2010)
Dissertation: The Interplay between Energy Efficiency and Resilience in Scalable High Performance Computing Systems.
Internship Experience: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2014.
Employment: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Teresa Davies

Degree: Ph.D., Fall 2014. (BS from Colorado School of Mines in 2009).
Dissertation: Checksum-Based Fault Tolerance for LU Factorization.
Awards: NSF Graduate Fellowship, UCR Dean's Distinguished Fellowship, IEEE TCPP PhD Forum Best Paper Award.

Doug Hakkarinen

Degree: Ph.D., Spring 2013 (Co-Advised with Tracy Camp).
Dissertation: Parallelization and Fault Tolerance Supporting Near-real-time Data Processing For Bioremediation.
Internship Experience: ConocoPhillips, 2011.
Employment: Data Scientist at ConocoPhillips.

Christer Karlsson

Degree: Ph.D., Fall 2012.
Dissertation: Optimizing Multi-dimensional MPI Communications on Multi-core Architectures.
Employment: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Dan Wang

Position: Visiting Scholar, 2013~2014.
Current Affiliation: Professor and Associate Dean, College of Computer Science and Technology, Beijing University of Technology.

Jianwei Yin

Position: Visiting Scholar, 2013~2014.
Current Affiliation: Professor, School of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University.

Longxiang Chen

Degree: MS, Fall 2013. (BS from USTC in 2011).
Current Employment: Bloomberg LP.

Daniel Hathorn

Degree: MS, Summer 2012.
Current Employment: Google Inc.

Chong Ding

Degree: MS, Summer 2012.
Current Employment: Mentor Graphics.

Hui Liu

Degree: MS, Summer 2011. (MS from Central South University in 2009).
Current Employment: SDL International America Inc.