Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Laboratory (DISCL)

Faculty and Staff Members

Name Contact Research Areas
Dr. Yong Chen
  • Data-intensive computing
  • High-performance computing
  • Parallel and distributed computing
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer architectures
  • Systems software
Dr. Yong Chen

Director, founder

Dr. Yu Zhuang
  • Email: yu.zhuang@ttu.edu
  • Website: Dr. Yu Zhuang
  • Phone: 806.742.3527
  • Office: EC-306E
  • Parallel computing
  • High performance memory system
  • Large scale computing
  • Data intensive computing
Dr. Yu Zhuang

Associate Director

Dr. John Leidel
  • High performance computing system architecture
  • CPU micro architecture
  • Compiler architecture
  • Parallel programming models & runtime libraries
  • Graph algorithms
  • Architecture simulation
Dr. John Leidel

Adjunct Research Scientist, Chief Scientist/Founder at Tactical Computing Laboratories

Dr. Wei Zhang
  • Distributed Metadata Indexing for Scientific Data Management
  • Graph-based Data Management System for High Performance Computing
  • Geospatial Analytics on Social Network Data
Dr. Wei Zhang

Adjunct Research Scientist

Ph.D. Students

Name Contact Research Areas
  • Email: ghazanfar.ali@ttu.edu
  • Phone: 806.724.5332
  • Office: EC-304
  • Data-centric HPC systems, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning and HPC
  • Publications:
  • Posters:
  • NSF travel award for UCC'17
Mr. Ghazanfar Ali
  • Email: misha.ahmadian@ttu.edu
  • Phone: 806.620.1834
  • Office: ESB-140
  • Provenance Systems for HPC Clusters
  • Publications: BDR'17, PEARC’19
  • Posters: CoDA’16, PEARC’19
  • Best Student Poster Award at PEARC’19
  • LUG’19 student volunteer, LUG’19 travel award
  • PEARC’19 student volunteer, PEARC’19 travel award
  • Workshops: NCSI'14, NCSI'15, TACC'16
Mr. Misha Ahmadian
Mr. Michael Beebe
  • Email: elham.hojati@ttu.edu
  • Phone: 806.834.7530
  • Office: EC-304
  • Publications: CCIS'16
  • Posters: UCC'17
  • Instructor for CS4352 Operating Systems (Spring'16)
  • NSF travel award for UCC'17
  • Best Student Poster Award at UCC'17
Ms. Elham Hojati
  • Email: jie.li@ttu.edu
  • Website: Mr. Jie Li
  • Phone: +1 806.787.8258
  • Office: EC-304
  • Monitoring health status of HPC systems
  • Processing in Memory
Mr. Jie Li
Ms. Nhi Nguyen
  • Poster: SC'20
  • Distributed Metadata Indexing for Scientific Data Management
  • Data Management for Scientific Datasets
Mr. Chenxu Niu
Mr. Mert Side
  • Email: brody.williams@ttu.edu
  • Office: EC-304
  • Computer Architecture
  • HPC System Architecture
  • CPU Microarchitecture
  • Parallel & Distributed Computing
Mr. Brody Williams
  • Email: ruonan.wu@ttu.edu
  • Phone: 806.786.7382
  • Office: EC-304
  • Database monitoring
  • Machine learning
Ms. Ruonan Wu

Masters Students

Name Contact Research Areas
  • Email: cristiano.caon@ttu.edu
  • HPC Systems Monitoring
  • Cloud Computing
  • Machine Learning
Mr. Cristiano Caon

Undergraduate Students

Name Contact Research Areas

High School Students

Name Contact Research Areas
Mr. Yu Lim
  • Email: lim11950@ttu.edu
  • Metadata Analysis
  • Data Management
  • High Performance Computing
Mr. Yu Lim

Visiting Scholars

Name Contact Research Areas
Ms. Clara Melo
  • Email: clara.caminha@ime.eb.br
  • Office: EC-304
  • Website(LinkedIn): Ms. Clara Melo
  • Phone: 806.999.3417
  • High Performance Computing
  • Machine learning
  • Scientific data management
Ms. Clara Melo

Alumni

Please visit this alumni page for a list of DISCL alumni with their degree, year of graduation, and first employment.

Photo Gallery

Please visit this activity gallery page for a photo gallery of DISCL activities.