Past Students

  • Jae-Heon Yang, Ph.D. received August 1994 (at Maryland). Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, Kusong-dong, Yusong-gu, Taejon, Korea. Dissertation: Scalable Synchronization in Shared Memory Multiprocessing Systems. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Mark Moir, Ph.D. received August 1996. Currently employed by Oracle. Formerly, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, the University of Pittsburgh. Dissertation: Efficient Object Sharing in Shared-Memory Multiprocessors. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Srikanth Ramamurthy, Ph.D. received December 1997. Member of the Technical Staff, Panasas, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA. Dissertation: A Lock-Free Approach to Object Sharing in Real-Time Systems. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Ed Overton, M.S. received December 1997 (Math Department). Currently employed by SAS. Thesis: A Foray into Uniprocessor Real-Time Scheduling Algorithms and Intractability. Download thesis in postscript or PDF.
  • Rohit Jain, M.S. received May 1998. Last known employer: Microsoft.
  • Yong-Jik Kim, Ph.D. received December 2003. Currently back home in Korea working for Google. Dissertation: Time Complexity Bounds for Shared-memory Mutual Exclusion. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Anand Srinivasan, Ph.D. received December 2003. Currently employed by Google in India. Dissertation: Efficient and Flexible Fair Scheduling of Real-time Tasks on Multiprocessors. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Phil Holman, Ph.D. received August 2004. Currently employed by SAS. Dissertation: On the Implementation of Pfair-scheduled Multiprocessor Systems. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Vasile Bud , M.S. received May 2005. Currently employed somewhere in NYC.
  • Umamaheswari Devi, Ph.D. received December 2006. Currently employed by IBM Research. Dissertation: Soft Real-Time Scheduling on Multiprocessors. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Aaron Block, Ph.D. received August 2008. Currently an associate professor at Austin College, Sherman, Texas. Dissertation: Multiprocessor Adaptive Real-Time Systems. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • John Calandrino, Ph.D. received August 2009. Currently employed by Microsoft. Dissertation: On the Design and Implementation of a Cache-Aware Soft Real-Time Scheduler for Multicore Platforms. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Hennadiy Leontyev, Ph.D. received April 2010. Currently employed by Google. Dissertation: Compositional Analysis Techniques for Multiprocessor Soft Real-TIme Scheduling. Download dissertation in postscript or PDF.
  • Andrea Bastoni, Ph.D. received May 2011 at University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, advised by Marco Cesati (co-advised by me). Currently employed by MBDA, a Finmeccanica Company, in Italy. Dissertation: Towards the Integration of Theory and Practice in Multiprocessor Real-Time Scheduling. Download dissertation in PDF.
  • Bjoern B. Brandenburg, Ph.D. received December 2011. Currently employed as an associate professor at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems. Dissertation: Scheduling and Locking in Multiprocessor Real-Time Operating Systems. Download dissertation in PDF. Companion dissertation webpage with additional performance graphs. Winner, 2012 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering. Winner, 2012 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering. Winner, 2012 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award.
  • Alex Mills, Ph.D. received in Operations Research in 2012. I wasn’t Alex’s advisor but we wrote several papers together. Currently employed as an assistant professor in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
  • Chris Kenna, M.S. received December 2012. Currently employed by Amazon.
  • Jonathan Herman, M.S. received May 2013. Currently employed by Amazon.
  • Cong Liu, Ph.D. received August 2013. Currently an assistant professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. Dissertation: Efficient Design, Analysis, and Implementation of Complex Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems. Download dissertation in PDF.
  • Jeremy Erickson, Ph.D. received August 2014. Currently employed by Google. Dissertation: Managing Tardiness Bounds and Overload in Soft Real-Time Systems. Download dissertation in PDF. An additional appendix with more graphs is available here.
  • Glenn Elliott, Ph.D. received August 2015. Currently employed by Tesla. Dissertation: Real-Time Scheduling of GPUs, with Applications in Advanced Automotive Systems. Download dissertation in PDF.
  • Rui Lui, M.S. received December 2015.
  • Bryan Ward, Ph.D. received December 2016. Currently employed by MIT Lincoln Labs. Dissertation: Sharing Non-Processor Resources in Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems. Download dissertation in PDF.
  • Sarah Rust, M.S. received May 2017. Currently employed by Microsoft.

Current Students


Last modified 18 August 2017