Mission


The mission of the Computer Systems Laboratory (CSL) at the University of Louisville is to further the advancement of data storage systems, parallel and distributed systems, high performance computing, cloud computing, and computer networks through both experimental and theoretical research.


The contemporary topics being investigated in the computer systems laboratory include:

As part of J.B. Speed School of Engineering, CSL is physically located at Duthie Center for Engineering, Room 242.

People

Faculty:

Nihat Altiparmak









Current PhD Students:

Bryan Harris








Erica Tomes









Current Master's Students:

Jared Gillespie








Michael Marzullo









Current Undergraduate Students:

Allen Boss








Ariel Turner









Alumni:

Everett N. Rush

Undergraduate and Graduate Researcher
Next Position: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)






Logan Hall

Undergraduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at UT Austin






Adam Vest

Undergraduate Researcher
Next Position: Fulbright Scholar at Simon Fraser University






Sahar Sinene Mehdoui

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at the University of Louisville






Bret Murphy

Graduate Researcher
Next Position: Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E)






Samuel (Dylan) O'Gara

Graduate Researcher
Next Position: Bastian Software Solutions






Bryan Harris

Undergraduate and Graduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at the University of Louisville






Erica Tomes

Undergraduate and Graduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at the University of Louisville






Jared Gillespie

Undergraduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at the University of Louisville






Samual Chesak

Undergraduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at the University of Louisville






Martin Heil

Undergraduate Researcher
Next Position: Graduate Student at the University of Louisville






Sponsors


MRI: Acquisition of a High Performance Big Data Analysis Platform
National Science Foundation (NSF), CNS Division (1828521)
Nihat Altiparmak (PI), 10/1/2018 - 9/30/2020, $478,727.
*In collaboration with Co-PIs Olfa Nasraoui, Ayman El-baz, Bert Little, Nejat Egilmez, and Senior Personnel Robert Keynton, Hichem Frigui, Richard Kerber, and Karunarathna Kulasekera at the University of Louisville.

OpenSFS Competitive Cluster Equipment Grant
Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), Inc.
Nihat Altiparmak (PI), 3/8/2018, Equipment Description.
*In collaboration with Co-PI Harrison Simrall at the University of Louisville.

RET Site: Research Experiences for Teachers in Big Data and Data Science
National Science Foundation (NSF), CNS Division (1801513)
Nihat Altiparmak (Senior Personnel), 2/15/2018 - 1/31/2021, $598,128.
CSL's RET Project Webpage: Summer 2018
*In collaboration with PI Olfa Nasraoui, Co-PI Stephanie Philipp, and Senior Personnel Jason Immekus, Dan Popa, Aly Farag, Hichem Frigui, Huacheng Zeng, and Hui Zhang at the University of Louisville.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement for the NSF CRII Award (1657296)
National Science Foundation, CNS Division
Nihat Altiparmak (sole PI), 2017, $16,000.

CRII: CSR: Online Analysis of Disk I/O for Automatic Storage System Optimization
National Science Foundation (NSF), CRII (Pre-CAREER) Award, CNS Division (1657296)
Nihat Altiparmak (sole PI), 2/15/2017 - 1/31/2020, $175,000.

Logistics Sourcing Model
OMYA Inc.
Nihat Altiparmak (Co-PI), 1/1/2017 - 9/30/2017, $175,000.
*In collaboration with PI Monica Gentili and Co-PIs Kevin Gue and Olfa Nasraoui at the University of Louisville.

Big Data Analysis in Medicine
University of Louisville, 21st Century Initiative
Nihat Altiparmak (Co-PI), 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019, $1,857,444.
*In collaboration with PIs Robert S. Keynton and Ayman El-Baz, and Co-PIs Gregory N. Barnes, Roberto Bolli, Nigel Cooper, Hichem Frigui, Henry J. Kaplan, Olfa Nasraoui, Eric Rouchka, and Mark Slaughter at University of Louisville

Dynamic Big Data Reorganization in Multi-Disk Storage Systems
University of Louisville, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation (EVPRI), Research-II Grant Program
Nihat Altiparmak (sole PI), 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016, $10,000.

Optimizing Virtual Machine Scheduling in the Cloud
University of Louisville, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation (EVPRI), Research-I Grant Program
Nihat Altiparmak (sole PI), 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016, $3,000.

Exploiting Replication for Energy Efficiency of Large Scale Heterogeneous Storage Systems
University of Louisville, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation (EVPRI), Undergraduate Research Grant Program
Nihat Altiparmak (sole PI), 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016, $3,000.

Contact

Physical Address:

Computer Systems Laboratory
Duthie Center for Engineering, Room 242
222 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40208

Phone:

(502) 852-0462

Email:

nihat.altiparmak@louisville.edu