Raju Rangaswami Portrait

Raju Rangaswami

Associate Professor

Biography

Raju Rangaswami received a B.Tech. degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. He obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara where he was the recipient of the Dean’s Fellowship and the Dissertation Fellowship. Raju is currently an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Florida International University where he directs the Systems Research Laboratory. His research interests include operating systems, storage systems, persistent memory, virtualization, and security. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award, Department of Energy Early CAREER Principal Investigator (ECPI) award, IBM Faculty Award 2011, Intel ISRA award, NetApp Faculty Fellowship 2011, and the FIU Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities 2011.

Honors and Awards

  • FIU Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities, 2011.
  • IBM Faculty Award, 2011.
  • NetApp Faculty Fellowship, 2011.
  • FIU Top Scholar, 2010.
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2008-2013.
  • FIU Excellence in Faculty Scholarship, 2008.

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

  • NSF Panelist: 2005-2007, 2009, 2010.
  • Program Chair, IEEE International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/O (SNAPI), 2011
  • Publicity Co-chair, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2007.
  • Demonstration Co-chair, ACM Multimedia, 2006.
  • Program Committees:
    • USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), 2012
    • USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage), 2011

Professional Experience

08/2009 – present
Associate Professor, 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

  • Estimating Application Cache Requirement for Provisioning Caches in Virtualized Systems
    Ricardo Koller, Akshat Verma, and Raju Rangaswami
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), July 2011.
  • Truly Non-blocking Writes
    Luis Useche, Ricardo Koller, Raju Rangaswami, and Akshat Verma
    Proceedings of the USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems, June, 2011.
  • Cost Effective Storage using Extent Based Dynamic Tiering
    Jorge Guerra, Himabindu Pucha, Joseph Glider, Wendy Belluomini, and Raju Rangaswami
    Proceedings of the USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, February, 2011.
  • Model Driven Network Emulation with Virtual Time Machine
    Jason Liu, Raju Rangaswami, and Ming Zhao
    Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, December, 2010 (Invited paper).
  • Generalized ERSS Tree Model: Revisiting Working Sets
    Ricardo Koller, Akshat Verma, and Raju Rangaswami
    Proceedings of the IFIP International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurements and Evaluation, November, 2010.