Ron C. Chiang portrait

Ron C. Chiang

Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph.D., George Washington University
Office
OSS 311
Hours
By appointment
Phone
651-962-5554

Interests:

My passion is to tackle complex computer system problems with creative designs in algorithms and architectures. At a high level, my research interests include distributed systems, cloud computing, and high performance computer architectures. I am especially interested in task and resource management algorithms and the design of advanced virtualization systems.
 

Selected Publications:

(See full list on Dr. Chiang's Google site)

  • “Matrix: Achieving Predictable Virtual Machine Performance in the Clouds,” ICAC 2014
  • “Swiper: Exploiting Virtual Machine Vulnerability in Third-Party Clouds with Competition for I/O Resources,” TPDS
  • “UniCache: Hypervisor Managed Data Storage in RAM and Flash,” CLOUD 2014
  • “Flashy Prefetching for High-Performance Flash Drives,” MSST 2012
  • “TRACON: Interference-Aware Scheduling for Data-Intensive Applications in Virtualized Environments,” TPDS and SC 2011 (Best Student Paper Award Finalist)
  • “Energy-aware Writes to Non-volatile Main Memory,” HotPower 2011 (A "Best of HotPower" paper)
  • “Heterogeneity in Computing: Insights from a Worksharing Scheduling Problem,” IJFCS and IPDPS 2010

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist of SC11
  • A “Best of the HotPower” paper at HotPower11
  • Awarded housing and registration grant from SC11
  • Being selected to participate in the SC11 Student Volunteer Program
  • Distinguished Performance Award for Technology from the Ministry of Economic Affairs in 2005
  • First Prize in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering,Tamkang University, during the academic year 1998-1999

Patent:

  • “Memory Space Utilization Method for Highly Efficient Java Application Management and Installation Method Thereof,” R.O.C. patent no. I234739

Courses taught at UST:

  • Foundations of Software Development -- SEIS 601
  • Software Engineering -- SEIS 610

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