- office: MEC 302M (Micron Engineering Center)
- phone: 208-426-3821
- fax: 208-426-2470
- CS dept office: 208-426-5788
Current teaching schedule, office hours,
Supervised Masters students
- Gabriel Trisca
- Juan Carlos Diaz
- Matt Tanner
- Kevin Nuss
- Aaron Wells
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator of Computer
Science, College of Engineering, Boise State University.
2008--Dec 2008. Consulting Scientist. Balihoo,
2007-- May. 2008. Part-time Chief Scientist. Balihoo, Inc.
2007--Dec 2008. Interim Chair of Computer Science Department, College
of Engineering, Boise State University.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Boise State University.
1992--Jul. 1994. Research Assistant. Center
for Parallel Computation, in the School
of Computer Science at University of
Florida. Evaluation, installation and maintenance of various
- August 1987--August 1988, Dec. 1988, Summer 1989. Worked at
High Energy Physics Applications to run on parallel clusters on the
Computing project at Fermi National
Research Interests: Parallel systems and languages, Beowulf
clusters, parallel system hardware/software design,
parallel application development, parallel algorithms and data
Director of the Beowulf
(funded by National Science
Award No. 0321233)
Supervised Masters Projects:
- Hadoop and Hive as Scalable alternatives to RDBMS: A
Case Study (Marissa Hollingsworth, 2012)
Application for Cluster Job Management (Chris Schance, 2012)
- Designing Reliable
High-Performance Storage Systems for HPC Environments (Lucas
- Conversion of the Band
Diagram Program: A Look at Portability, Efficiency and Ease of Use
(Mike Baker, 2010) [Supervised jointly with Dr.
- A Parallel Computing Test
Bed for Performing an Unsupervised Fluoroscopic Analysis of Knee Joint
Kinematics (Renu Ramanatha, 2009) [Supervised jointly with Dr. Elisa Barney Smith]
- Boise State Cluster
Installer Upgrade (John Prestwich, 2009)
- Data Clustering
Using MapReduce (Makho Ngazimbi, 2009)
to ClusMon (Madhura Phansalkar, 2009)
- PTK: A Parallel
ToolKit Library (Kirsten Allison, 2007)
- CombAlg: A Parallel Library of Combinatorial Algorithms (Brad
- BSACI: Boise State
Automated Cluster Installer (Paul Kreiner, 2007)
- Performance Study of
Lucene in Parallel and Distributed
Environments (Kishore Sajja, 2007)
The Beowulf Cluster Shell (Mason Vail, 2006)
A Beowulf Cluster Monitoring System (Conrad Kennington, 2006)
Bindings for Parallel
Virtual Machine. (Eric Fialkowski, 2004)
Pooling in PostgreSQL. (Michael Shelton, 2004)
versus Automatic Parallelization Using PVM and HPF (Hongyi
Low Latency Protocol.
(Ira Burton, 2003)
Supervised Undergraduate Student Projects:
- Chess Playing Machine (CPM
- Interpeater: An Internet Radio Repeater:
Shaun Henry, senior in Computer Science.
- Parallelization of Pencil Beam Redefinition Code (manuscript,
in PDF): Paul Alderson
Mark Wright, seniors in Computer Science.
- Remote Power Control for a Beowulf Cluster: Brady
sophomore in Computer Science.
Last update: Tue Mar 12 22:47:21 MDT 2013