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NSFDepartment of EnergyNASAMellanox

Intel.Auburn Univ.ORNL

Lawrence Livermore National LabNVIDIAScitor Corporation.

Research Grants at FSU


  1. PI. National Science Foundation. ACI-1561041. “EAGER: Tadoop: A Dual-Purpose Framework Taming The Bipolarity Of Storage And Communication For High-Performance Computing And Data Analytics.” $216K, 8/1/2015-7/31/2016.
  2. PI. National Science Foundation. CNS-1564647. “CSR: Small: Xoomr: Cross-Layer And Cross-Phase Cooperation For Fair And Efficient MapReduce,” $394K, 8/16/2015-9/30/2016.
  3. PI. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. “A Distributed File System for Burst Buffers on HPC Systems,” $72K, 9/16/2015-9/1/2016.
  4. PI. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. “OpenShmem for Fast Data Analytics,” $100K, 3/17/2016~10/31/2016.


  1. PI. Startup at Florida State University.

Research Grants at Auburn


  1. PI. Auburn University Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, May 2009 – April 2010.
  2. PI. A Teaching Award on Enhancing Student Hands-on Experience from Auburn Biggio Center, May 2010 – April 2011.
  3. PI, with Co-PIs Bliss Bailey, Kai Chang, Hanqin Tian and Mitch Pindzola. Auburn Intramural Grant Program. TigerCloud for Multidisciplinary Research and Education. 1/2013 – May 2014.


  1. Co-PI. National Science Foundation Award CNS-0917137. Lead PI: Dr. Xiao Qin. 09/2009-08/2012.
  2. PI. UT-B-4000086682 award on Storage Efficient Access from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 10/2009-03/2011.
  3. PI. UT-B-4000087151 award on Efficient Programmings Models Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 10/2009-06/2011.
  4. PI. Mellanox Award on Large-Scale Data Analysis and Web Sessionization, 08/2010-08/2011.
  5. PI. UT-B-4000103043 award on Adaptable I/O Systems Format from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 10/2010-09/2012.
  6. PI. UT-B-4000099498 award on Efficient Data Analysis with Non-volatile Memory from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Feb 2011 – Jan 2012.
  7. PI. NSF CNS-1059376, II-New: A Compute and Storage Cluster for Multidisciplinary Research on Computer Systems and Scientific Simulations, 04/2011-03/2014.
  8. PI. Co-PI: Thomas Clune of GSFC and Scott Klasky of Oak Ridge National Lab. An Elastic Parallel I/O Framework for Computational Climate Modeling. NASA ROSES. 10-COUND10-0023. 08/2011-07/2013.
  9. PI. NVIDIA GPGPU Teaching Center. 2011.
  10. PI. Mellanox Extension on Large-Scale Data Analysis and Web Sessionization, 08/2011-08/2012.
  11. PI. UT-Battelle award on Adaptable I/O Systems for Cloud Computing from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 10/2012-09/2013.
  12. PI. Alabama Innovation Award, Department of Commerce, State of Alabama. 10/2012-09/2013.
  13. PI. UT-Battelle award on analysis of object storage devices. 02/2013-09/2013.
  14. PI. Intel award on analytics shipping. 05/2013-06/2014.
  15. PI. LLNL award on big data for HPC systems. 04/2013-05/2014.
  16. PI. NSF award CNS-1320016 on Cross-Layer MapReduce. 10/2013 – 09/2016.
  17. PI. NSF award ACI-1340947 on Campus Network Infrastructure. Co-PI Bliss Bailey. 01/2014 – 12/2015.
  18. PI. NSF award ACI-1432892, Tadoop: A Dual-Purpose Framework Taming the Bipolarity of Storage and Communication for High-Performance Computing and Data Analytics. 08/2014 – 07/2016.
  19. PI. Extension to the ORNL contract on object storage analysis. 10/2013 – 09/2014.
  20. PI. Scitor Award on image processing and analytics. 02/2014 – 08/2014.
  21. PI. NSF Supplement award to the small CNS-core project. 01/2014 – 12/2014.

Equipment Donations at Auburn

Research Grant at ORNL

  1. Co-PI. Department of Engineering, FASTOS Program. Minimizing System Noise Effects for Extreme-Scale Scientific Simulation. Lead PI: Dr. Richard Graham. 07/2008-06/2011.