Dissertations & Licentiate Seminars

Dissertation events

Hooman Peiro Sajjad

Date: 2016-11-14
Event: Licentiate seminar
Ph.D. Student: Hooman Peiro Sajjad
Thesis: Towards Unifying Stream Processing over Central and Near-the-Edge Data Centers
Supervisor: Vladimir Vlassov
Opponent: Johan Tordsson

Navaneeth Rameshan

Date: 2016-10-24
Event: Distance doctoral dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Navaneeth Rameshan 
Thesis:  On the Role of Performance Interference in Consolidated Environments
Supervisor: Vladimir Vlassov
Opponent: Professor Manish Parashar

Ruma Rani Paul

Date: 2016-10-11
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Ruma Rani Paul
Thesis:   Building Distributed Systems for High-Stress Environments using Reversibility and Phase-Awareness
Supervisor:   Vladimir VlassovPeter van Roy
Opponent: Alexander Reinefeld

Vasiliki Kalavri

Date: 2016-10-10
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Vasiliki Kalavri
Thesis:   Performance Optimization Techniques and Tools for Distributed Graph Processing
Supervisor:  Vladimir Vlassov, Peter van Roy
Opponent: Peter Boncz

Ying Liu

Date: 2016-10-03
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Ying Liu
Thesis:  Towards Elastic High-Performance Geo-Distributed Storage in the Cloud
Supervisor: Vladimir VlassovSeif Haridi and  Peter Van Roy (UCL)
Opponent: Gregory Chockler

Ahsan Javed Awan

Date: 2016-05-23
Event: Licentiate seminar
Ph.D. Student: Ahsan Javed Awan
Thesis: Performance Characterization of In-Memory Data Analytics on a Scale-up Server
Supervisor:Professor Mats Brorsson , Vladimir Vlassov  och Eduard Ayguade (UPC)
Opponent: Boris Grot

Picture: Mats Brorsson, Ahsan Javed Awan, och Boris Grot, Vladimir Vlassov

Ananya Muddukrishna

Date: 2016-01-29
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Ananya Muddukrishna
Thesis: Improving OpenMP Productivity with Data Locality Optimizations and High-resolution Performance Analysis
Supervisor: Professor Mats Brorsson, Vladimir Vlassov and Peter A Jonsson
Opponent: Dr. Nawal Copty

Picture: Peter A Jonsson, Vladimir Vlassov, Nawal Copty, Mats Brorsson, Sally McKee, Ananya Muddukrishna, Erwin Laure, Barbara Chapman

Artur Podobas

Date: 2015-11-10
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Artur Podobas
Thesis: Improving Performance and Quality-of-Service through the Task-Parallel Model: Optimizations and Future Directions for OpenMP
Supervisor: Professor Mats Brorsson and Vladimir Vlassov
Opponent: Professor Georgi N. Gaydadjiev from Imperial College London

Picture: Elisabeth Larsson, Christoph Kessler, Per Stenström, Artur Podobas, Georgi N. Gaydadjiev, Mats Brorsson, Vladimir Vlassov

Georgios Varisteas

Date: 2015-11-09
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Georgios Varisteas
Thesis: Effective cooperative scheduling of task-parallel applications on multiprogrammed parallel architect
Supervisor: Mats Brorsson och Karl-Filip Faxén
Opponent: Professor Avi Mendelson från technion Israel Institute of Technology

Picture: Mats Brorsson, Willy Zwaenepoel, Karl-Filip Faxén, Georgios Varisteas, Håkan Grahn, Avi Mendelson, Mads Dam

Ruma Rani Paul

Date: 2015-10-20
Event: Licentiate seminar
Ph.D. Student: Ruma Rani Paul
Thesis: An Empirical Study of the Global Behavior of Structured Overlay Networks as Complex Systems
Supervisor: Vladimir Vlassov, Jim Dowling and Peter Van Roy
Opponent: Alberto Montresor

Picture: Vladimir Vlassov, Seif Haridi, Alberto Montresor, Ruma Rani Paul, Peter Van Roy, Jim Dowling och Alexander

Ying Liu

Date: 2015-03-31
Event: Licentiate seminar
Ph.D. Student: Ying Liu
Thesis: Towards Elastic High Performance Distributed Storage Systems in the Cloud
Supervisor: Vladimir Vlassov
Opponent: Marios D. Dikaiakos

Picture: Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Marios D. Dikaiakos, Ying Liu, Seif Haridi, Vladimir Vlassov, Ahmad Al-Shishtawy

Pedro Sanches

Date: 2015-01-29
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Pedro Sanches
Thesis: Health data: Health Data : Representation and (In)visibility
Supervisor: Magnus Boman
Opponent: Catherine Mulligan

Picture: Koen Bertels, Louise Barkhuus, Nina Wormbs, Gerald Maguire, Catherine Mulligan, Harald Kjellin, Magnus Boman, Pedro Sanches

Roberto Castañeda Lozano

Dan Wu

Date: 2014-11-07
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Dan Wu
Thesis: Context Knowledge Base for Ontology Integration
Supervisor: Anne Håkansson
Opponent: Jelena Zdravkovic

Vasiliki Kalavri

Date: 2014-06-11
Event: Licentiate seminar
Ph.D. Student: Vasiliki Kalavri
Thesis: Performance Optimization Techniques and Tools for Data-Intensive Computation Platforms
Supervisor: Vladimir Vlassov
Opponent: Alberto Montresor

Fatemeh Rahimian

Date: 2014-05-01
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student: Fatemeh Rahimian
Thesis: Gossip-Based Algorithms for Information Dissemination and Graph Clustering
Supervisor: Seif Haridi
Opponent: Eiko Yoneki

Irfan Younas

Ananya Muddukrishna

Date: 2014-03-05
Event: Licentiate seminar
Ph.D. Student: Ananya Muddukrishna
Thesis: Locality-aware Scheduling and Characterization of Task-based Programs
Supervicor: Mats Brorsson
Opponent: Christoph Kessler

Raul Jimenez Contreras

Date: 2013-12-11
Event: Dissertation
Ph.D. Student:
Thesis: Distributed Peer Discovery in Large-Scale P2P Streaming Systems
Supervisor: Seif Haridi
Opponent: Arnaud Legout

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