Research Interests

Research Group Members

Research Projects (not a full list)

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Research Honors and Recognitions

  1. 2012 Alabama Innovation Award. Dr. Yu is selected as one of the 15 Alabama Innovation Awardees by Governor Bentley. War Eagle!
  2. 2012 ACM SRC Award. Ph.D. student Yuan Tian was selected as the First Place Graduate Winner in the ACM 2012 SRC Grand Finals. Ms. Tian and Dr. Yu attended the 2012 ACM Awards Ceremony. War Eagle!
  3. 2011 Keynote Talk on Big Data at HPC Workshop. Dr. Yu gave a Keynote Talk on "Enabling Big Data Analytics in the Cloud with Hadoop Acceleration" at the HPC Advisory Council Workshop, Held in conjunction with HPC China. Jinan, China. October 2011.
  4. 2011 Outstanding Research Contribution to Mellanox. Dr. Yu Recognized for Outstanding Research Contribution to Hadoop Acceleration, 2011. Mellanox Technologies.
  5. SC 2011 George Michael HPC Fellowship. Ph.D. student Xinyu Que won the George Michael HPC Fellowship award in the 2011 ACM/IEEE Conference for Supercomputing (SC'11). November 2011, Seattle, WA.
  6. First Prize in ICS 2011 SRC. Ph.D. student Yuan Tian won the First Prize research competition in the 2011 ACM International Conference for Supercomputing (ICS'11), June 2011, Tucson, AZ.
  7. Auburn 2009 URF Fellowship. Undergraduate student Patrick Carpenter won Auburn Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Auburn University, Office of Provost in April 2009.

Software Products Featured by Press Releases

  1. Big Data Analytics through Hadoop Acceleration
  2. Software Contribution to ADIOS at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Tutorials and Invited Talks (since 2011)

  1. Invited Talk at UA Tuscaloosa: Hadoop with Scalable Algorithms. Aug 2012. Tuscaloosa, AL.
  2. Invited Panel Talk at GaTech: Big Data Challenges and Opportunities. Mar 2012. Atlanta, GA.
  3. Invited Talk at IBM: Accelerating Hadoop through Scalable Merge Algorithms on RDMA networks. Mar 2012. Hawthorne, NY.
  4. Kickoff Talk at NASA GSFC on Elastic Parallel I/O for Climate Simulation, Nov 2011. Greenbelt, Maryland.
  5. Keynote Talk at the HPC Advisory Council Workshop on "Enabling Big Data Analytics in the Cloud with Hadoop Acceleration". Jinan, China. October 2011.
  6. Invited Talks at Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Oct 2011.
  7. Invited Talk at GaTech in the 6th Open Cirrus Summit to leading researchers on cloud computing and big data analytics. Oct 2011. Atlanta, GA.
  8. Hadoop tutorial in the 2011 Cluster Computing conference. Sept 2011, Austin, TX.
  9. Invited Talk: enabling scalable I/O for NASA climate applications. ADIOS-3 Meeting, September 2011, Oak Ridge, TN.

Research Sponsors

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