Accelerating Big Data Applications using High Performance Computing Technologies
Dr. Michelle Zhu finished her dissertation in Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Louisiana State University in 2005. She joined the Computer Science Department of Southern Illinois University Carbondale as an assistant professor in Jan. 2006 and was tenured and promoted to associated professor in 2011. She currently serves as the undergraduate program director and ABET assessment committee chair for the department. Her research interests include High Performance Computing; Cloud Computing and Big Data applications. She has published about 100 research articles in prestigious journals and conference proceedings including IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM) and ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TSN). Her research and education projects have been sponsored by Department of Energy (DOE), ORNL, National Science Foundation (NSF), Illinois State Board of Education and NVidia.