Team Members

September 2, 2017: At the DCSL beginning-of-semester get-together for Fall 2017. This is dinner at Spaggedie’s following outdoor activities at the Happy Hollow Park.

Previous group social photos

Faculty

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  • Saurabh Bagchi
  •  E-Mail: sbagchi AT purdue DOT edu
  •  Webpage


Purdue Affiliated Faculty

  • Rudi Eigenmann: Reliable shared grid environments
  • Dan Goldwasser: NLP for automated fact-checking
  • Ananth Grama: Cyberinfrastructure for genomics
  • Milind Kulkarni: Reliable parallel applications
  • Felix Lin: Performance debugging in heterogeneous systems
  • Mathias Payer: Randomization for embedded security
  • Eugene Spafford: Deception for enhancing computer security
  • Shreyas Sundaram: Game theory for embedded security
  • He Wang: Crowdsensing and cellular networks

Outside Purdue External Collaborators

  • Sasa Misailovic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ignacio Laguna, Martin Schulz, Todd Gamblin, Dong Ahn: Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL)
  • Jan Rellermeyer, Mike Kistler: IBM Research Austin
  • Mostafa Ammar, Ellen Zegura: Georgia Tech
  • Larry Deatrick, Patricia Beane: Northrop Grumman
  • Rajesh Panta, Kaustubh Joshi: AT&T Labs
  • Folker Meyer: Argonne National Lab
  • Bret Madsen: HP Enterprise

Research Scientists

  • Jinkyu Koo
  • Research Expertise: Systems performance modeling; Optimization; Distributed algorithms
  • E-Mail: kooj AT purdue DOT edu
  • Webpage
  • Profile

 
  • Paul Wood
  • Research Project: Economics-based security in inter-dependent cyber physical systems
  • E-Mail: pwood AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

  • Linas Mockus
  • Research Project: Discrete event simulation for missile defense scenarios
  • E-Mail: lmockus AT purdue DOT edu
  • Webpage
  • Profile

Graduate Students

 
  • Nawanol Theera-Ampornpunt
  • Research Project: Proactive performance management in cellular networks
  • E-Mail: ntheeraa AT purdue DOT edu
  • Webpage
  • Profile


 
  • Christopher Gutierrez
  • Research Project: Cybersecurity
  • E-Mail: gutier20 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 


 
  • Kanak Mahadik (co-advised with Milind Kulkarni)
  • Research Project: Scalable execution of computational genomics applications
  • E-Mail: kmahadik AT purdue DOT edu
  • Webpage
  • Profile


 
  • Ayush Patwari
  • Research Project: Identifying undesirable behavior in crowdsourced systems.
  • E-Mail: patwaria AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Tara Thomas
  • Research Project: Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation of Factory Operations
  • E-Mail: thoma579 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Ashraf Youssef Mahgoub
  • Research Project: MG-Rast
  • E-Mail: amahgoub AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Charitha Saumya
  • Research Project: Automatic fault detection in large scale distributed systems
  • E-Mail: cgusthin AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Christopher Wright
  • Research Project: Domain Specific Language for Genomics
  • E-Mail: wrigh338 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Webpage
  • Profile

 
  • Heng Zhang
  • Research Project: Mobile Crowdsensing
  • E-Mail: zhan2614 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Ran Xu
  • Research Project: TBD
  • E-Mail: xu943 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Ranvijay Singh
  • Research Project: Performance Debugging in Heterogenous Computing
  • E-Mail: singh406 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

 
  • Subramaniyam Kannan
  • Research Project: Prediction of Attack Consequences and Automatic Network Reconfiguration as Response.
  • E-Mail: kannan5 AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile

Undergraduate Students

 
  • Allison Gruninger
  • Research Project: Fact Checking Algorithm
  • E-Mail: agruning AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile


 
  • Sid Parida
  • Research Project:Phase Aware Optimization in Approximate Computing
  • E-Mail: sparida AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile


 
  • Alex Marcellus
  • Research Project:TBD
  • E-Mail: amarcell AT purdue DOT edu
  • Profile


DCSL Award Winners

YearGroup Champ AwardeeBest Fresher Awardee
Spring 2017Paul Wood
"All systems firing on all cylinders"
Joint winners:
Ran Xu
"For showing that we do not have to choose between accuracy and speed"
Heng Zhang
"For harnessing the wisdom of the crowds"
Fall 2016Christopher Gutierrez

"For deceiving people into better security"
Ashraf Mahgoub

"For taming such fantastic beasts as Dockers and Cassandras"
Spring 2016Subrata Mitra

"For bringing reliable system design principles to real systems"
Tara Elizabeth Thomas

"For bringing optimization and simulation to an alien world of GE advanced manufacturing"
Fall 2015Nawanol Theera-Ampornpunt

"For application of ML to computer systems and genomics problems"
Christopher Michael Wright

"For creating a new DSL and its compiler infrastructure"
Fall 2014Kanak

"For bringing the discipline of dependable computing to the magical work of genomics
Not Awarded
Spring 2014Fahad

"For work on NEES operations and systems debugging "
Raghav

"For fearlessly working with Androids and Blades"
Fall 2013Bowen

"For work on performance evaluation and debugging of distributed applications For handling multiple bosses "
Kanak

"For infusing path-breaking bioinformatics work into DCSL"
Spring 2013Matt

"For innovative work in embedded system debugging and taking bold steps toward commercializing it"
Subrata

"For innovative work in large-scale system debugging and leading the LLNL collaboration"
Fall 2012 GasparChris
Spring 2012MattPaul
Spring 2011IgnacioBowen
Spring 2010DongHoonN/A
Fall 2009 TanzimaN/A
Spring 2009RajeshN/A
Fall 2008 IgnacioN/A
Fall 2007RajeshN/A
Spring 2007IssaIgnacio
Fall 2006 IssaGaspar

Alumni (Ph.D.)

  • Kanak Mahadik
  • Graduated: Summer 2017
  • Employer: Adobe Research
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Jeffrey Avery
  • Graduated: Summer 2017
  • Employer: Northrop Grumman
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Nawanol Theera-Ampornpunt
  • Graduated: Summer 2017
  • Employer: Assistant Professor at Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Subrata Mitra
  • Graduated: Fall 2016
  • Employer: Adobe Research
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Paul Wood
  • Graduated: Spring 2016
  • Employer: Purdue University
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Amiya Maji
  • Graduated: Spring 2015
  • Employer: Purdue University
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Matthew Tan Creti
  • Graduated: Spring 2015
  • Employer: Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, SensorHound, Inc.
  • Thesis [pdf]
  • Fahad Ali Arshad
  • Graduated: Summer 2014
  • Employer: eLynx (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Thesis [ pdf ] URL [ www ]
  • Bowen Zhou
  • Graduated: Summer 2014
  • Employer: Turn (Redwood City, CA)
  • Thesis [ pdf ] URL [ www ]
  • Gaspar Modelo Howard
  • Graduated: Spring 2013
  • Employer: Boeing (Sunnyvale, CA)
  • Thesis [ pdf ] URL [ www ]
  • Tanzima Zerin
  • Graduated: Spring 2013
  • Employer: Lawrence Livermore
  • National Lab Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Ignacio Laguna
  • Graduated: Fall 2012
  • Employer: Lawrence Livermore
  • National Lab Thesis URL [ pdf ]
  • Donghoon Shin
  • Graduated: Summer 2012
  • Employer: Arizona State University (Assistant Professor)
  • Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Jinkyu Koo
  • Graduated: Summer 2012
  • Employer: Samsung Electronics
  • Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Sarah Sellke
  • Graduated: Spring 2010
  • Employer: Purdue University (Visiting Assistant Professor in the Statistics Department)
  • Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Rajesh Panta
  • Graduated: Spring 2010
  • Employer: AT&T Labs (Researcher in Florham Park, NY lab)
  • Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Yu-Sung Wu (Hank)
  • Graduated: Spring 2009
  • Employer: National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (Assistant Professor)
  • Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Gunjan Khanna
  • Graduated: Summer 2007
  • Employer:McKinsey & Company
  • Thesis [ pdf ]
  • Issa Khalil
  • Graduated: Fall 2006
  • Employer: United Arab Emirates University (Assistant Professor)
  • Thesis [ pdf ]

 

Alumni (MS)

  • Ayush Patwari
  • Graduated: Summer 2017
  • Employer: Google, CA
  • Tara Thomas
  • Graduated: Summer 2017
  • Employer: Apple, CA
  • Suhas Javagal
  • Graduated: Spring 2016
  • Employer: Oracle, CA
  • Lakshman Pasala
  • Graduated: Spring 2016
  • Employer: Intel, OR
  • Ravi Gupta
  • Graduated: Summer 2016
  • Employer: Intel, OR
  • Nina Baker
  • Graduated: Summer 2011
  • Employer: Google
  • Ignacio Laguna
  • Graduated: Summer 2008
  • Employer: PhD student, Purdue
  • Carlos Perez
  • Graduated: Summer 2007
  • Employer: US Patents and Trademarks Ofc.
  • Mike Cheng
  • Graduated: Summer 2006
  • Employer: Morningstar
  • Vinita Apte
  • Graduated: Summer 2006
  • Employer: Cummins
  • Bryan Rabeler
  • Graduated: Summer 2006
  • Employer: AMD
  • Padma Varadharajan
  • Graduated: Summer 2005
  • Employer: Microsoft
  • Mark Krasniewski
  • Graduated: Summer 2005
  • Employer: Southwest Research Institute
  • Yu-Chun Mao
  • Graduated: Summer 2005
  • Employer: Microsoft
  • Nipoon Malhotra
  • Graduated: Summer 2004
  • Employer: Microsoft
  • John Rogers
  • Graduated: Summer 2003
  • Employer: Bank of America
  • Jason Rahman
  • Graduated: Spring 2016
  • Employer: Facebook

Last modified: September 4, 2017