Raju Rangaswami Portrait

Raju Rangaswami

Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor

raju@cis.fiu.edu
305-348-6230
http://www.cis.fiu.edu/~raju
CASE 386
Wed: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Biography

Dr. Raju Rangaswami is a Professor of Computer Science at Florida International University where he directs the Systems Research Laboratory. His work has focused on computer systems and software, including operating systems, distributed systems, storage systems, computer security, and real-time systems as well as application domains such as web services, databases, cloud computing, and mobile computing. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the Department of Energy Early CAREER Principal Investigator (ECPI) award, an Intel University Research Office (URO) Award, the IBM Faculty Award, Seagate Technology research award, and Faculty Fellowship awards from NetApp. 

Honors and Awards

  • NetApp Faculty Fellowship, 2023
  • Seagate Technology Research Award, 2022
  • IBM Distinguished Speaker, 2021
  • ICAC’15 Best Paper Award, 2015
  • NetApp Faculty Fellowship, 2015, 2013, 2011
  • FIU SCIS Excellence in Student Mentoring, 2013
  • Intel University Research Office Award, 2013-2016
  • Charter Member, National Academy of Inventors, 2012
  • FIU Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities, 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award 2011 FIU Top Scholar, 2010
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2008-2013
  • FIU Top Scholar, 2008
  • FIU SCIS Excellence in Research Award, 2008
  • Department of Energy Early CAREER Principal Investigator (ECPI) Award, 2006-2010
  • Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004
  • Dean’s Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004

Research and Educational Interests

  • Operating Systems
  • Storage Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Computer Security

Background Education

2004 Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California 2003 M.S., Computer Science, University of California 1999 B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Professional Activities

  • Steering Committee Member, USENIX File and Storage Technologies Conference, since 2018.
  • Program Chair, USENIX File and Storage Technologies Conference, 2018
  • Steering Committee Member, USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage), 2012-2019.
  • Program Chair, USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage), 2012
  • Editorial Board, Springer Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases, 2014-2018.
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation - since 2006.
  • Program Committee Member, For multiple years at USENIX
 

Professional Experience

  • 08/2019 - Present Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor, Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199
  • 08/2015 - 12/2015 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • 08/2009 - 08/2019 Associate Professor, Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199
  • 08/2004 - 08/2009 Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199
  • 09/1999 - 06/2004 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Selected Publications

Koller, R., Marmol, L., Rangaswami, R., Sundararaman, S., Talagala, N., & Zhao, M. (2013). Write policies for host-side flash caches. In 11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 13) (pp. 45-58). Koller, R., & Rangaswami, R. (2010). I/O deduplication: Utilizing content similarity to improve I/O performance. ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), 6(3), 1-26. Guerra, J., Pucha, H., Glider, J., Belluomini, W., & Rangaswami, R. (2011). Cost effective storage using extent based dynamic tiering. In 9th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 11). Kundu, S., Rangaswami, R., Dutta, K., & Zhao, M. (2010, January). Application performance modeling in a virtualized environment. In HPCA-16 2010 The Sixteenth International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (pp. 1-10). IEEE. Rodriguez, L. V., Yusuf, F., Lyons, S., Paz, E., Rangaswami, R., Liu, J., ... & Narasimhan, G. (2021). Learning cache replacement with {CACHEUS}. In 19th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 21) (pp. 341-354). Guerra, J., Marmol, L., Campello, D., Crespo, C., Rangaswami, R., & Wei, J. (2012). Software persistent memory. In 2012 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC 12) (pp. 319-331). Marmol, L., Sundararaman, S., Talagala, N., & Rangaswami, R. (2015). {NVMKV}: A Scalable, Lightweight,{FTL-aware}{Key-Value} Store. In 2015 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC 15) (pp. 207-219). Campello, D., Lopez, H., Koller, R., Rangaswami, R., & Useche, L. (2015). Non-blocking writes to files. In 13th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 15) (pp. 151-165). Tian, D., Bates, A., Butler, K. R., & Rangaswami, R. (2016, October). Provusb: Block-level provenance-based data protection for usb storage devices. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (pp. 242-253). Koller, R., Rangaswami, R., Marrero, J., Hernandez, I., Smith, G., Barsilai, M., ... & Merrill, K. (2008, June). Anatomy of a real-time intrusion prevention system. In 2008 International Conference on Autonomic Computing (pp. 151-160). IEEE.