RESUME

Employment, Education, Funding, Technical Program Committees, Editorial Board, Invited Talks, PhD Students

Employment

Louisiana State University

Division of Computer Science and Engineering

Associate Professor, August 2013 - present

Assistant Professor, August 2007 – July 2013

 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Department of Computer Science

Assistant Professor, September 2000 – June 2007

Education

Brown University

Ph.D. in Computer Science, May 2000
Thesis title: “A Study on Distributed Structures
Supervisor: Prof. Maurice Herlihy

 

M.Sc. in Computer Science, October 1997
Thesis title: “Counting Networks of Width pk
Supervisor: Prof. Maurice Herlihy

University of Crete, Greece

M.Sc. in Computer Science, August 1995
Thesis title: “Design and Development of a Frame Grabber  for Still High Resolution Images”
Supervisor: Prof. Apostolos Traganitis.


B.Sc. in Computer Science, January 1992

Funding

·        AF: Small: Foundations of Transactional Memory Scheduling

PI: Konstantin Busch

$365,897

NSF, CISE, CCF 1320835; September 2013 – August 2017; LSU

 

·        Nets: Small: Modelling and Analysis of Multilayer Jamming Games in Wireless Networks

PI: Konstantin Busch; CoPIs: Rajgopal Kannan and Shuangqing Wei.

$300,000

NSF, CISE, CNS 1018273; September 2010 – August 2015; LSU

 

·        Collaborative Research: NeTS-NOSS: Distributed Algorithms for Sensor-Aided Directories to Mobile Objects

PI: Konstantin Busch.

$87,689

NSF, CISE, CNS 0846081; February 2008 – January 2011; LSU

(Transferred grant from RPI, NSF project 0520009) 

 

·        CRI: IAD: A Digital Microfluidic Testbed for Combinatorial Biosynthesis and Screening

PI: Srinivas Akella; CoPIs: Konstantin Busch; Jonathan Dordick, and Robert Linhart

$200,000

NSF, CISE, CNS 0709099; August 2007- August 2008; RPI

 

·        Collaborative Research: NeTS-NOSS: Distributed Algorithms for Sensor-Aided Directories to Mobile Objects

PI: Konstantin Busch

$179,738

NSF, CISE, CNS 0520009; September 2005 - August 2008; RPI

(In collaboration with NSF project 0520102 of Srikanta Tirthapura and Daji Qiao at Iowa State Univiversity. Total awarded amount of both projects $500,000.)

Technical Program Committees

2018: ICDCN

2017: ICDCN, IPDPS

2016: SERA, ICDCN, IPDPS, SSS, SPAA, MSSNC, ALGOSENSORS, ICPP, ICCVE

2015: IPDPS, APDCM, AGRINETS

2014: SSS, ICCVE, IOV

2013: ICCVE

2012: CMC, TRANSACT, MOBIWAC

2011: SERA, SNPD, CSNS, WASA, GAMENETS, SPAA, DISC, MOBIWAC, ALGOSENSORS

2010: ICFCC, SENSORCOMM, IPDPS, WASA

2009: SERA, SENSORCOMM, IPDPS

2008: SIROCCO, DCOSS, SENSORCOMM

2007: ICDCS, CCNC, SENSORCOMM, ALGOSENSORS

2006: DCOSS

2005: Applied Computing, OPODIS, MOBIHOC, ICPP

2004: Applied Computing, IPDPS

2002: EUROPAR

Organizing Committees

·        Mid-south Theory Day, December 2016, LSU, co-organizer.

·        WASA 2010 – Workshops organizing co-chair (International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications)

·        PODC 2007, 2008 – Workshops organizing co-chair (Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing)

Editorial Board

·        MDPI Sensors, special issue on “Sensor Algorithms”, guest editor.

·        MDPI Algorithms, special issue on “Sensor Algorithms”, guest editor.

·        MDPI Algorithms, member of general editorial board.

·        International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communication Systems (IJAACS), special issue on “Algorithmic Game Theory”, guest editor.

Invited Talks

·        Moving and Computing (MAC), 6th Research Meeting on Distributed Computing by Mobile Robots (joint with DISC 2016). Talk title: “Fast Complete Visibility for Point Robots with Lights,” Paris, France, September 2016.

·        Keynote speaker in the 5th Workshop on the Theory of Transactional Memory (WTTM 2013). Talk title: “Transactional memory schedulers for diverse distributed computing environments,” Jerusalem, Israel, October 2013.

·        NSF/SFS workshop on Cyber-Infrastructure Protection, “Universal Steiner Trees for Efficient Data Aggregation in Sensor Networks,” LSU, June 2013.

·        Louisiana State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Talk title: “Atomic Routing Games on Maximum Congestion,” April 2009.

·        The IEEE 22nd Annual Computer Communications Workshop (CCW). Speaker in panel: “Energy-Efficient Distributed Algorithms for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,” Steamboat Springs, Colorado, October 2008.

·        University of Paderborn, Germany, Department of Computer Science. Talk title: “Oblivious Routing in Wireless Networks," February 2007.

·        IBM Research, White plains. Talk title: “Oblivious Routing in Wireless Networks," November 2006.

·        University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Department of Computer Science. Talk title: “Oblivious Routing in Wireless Networks," November 2006.

·        Yale University, Department of Computer Science. Talk title: “Oblivious Routing in Wireless Networks," November 2006.

·        Brown University, Department of Computer Science. Talk title: “Oblivious Routing in Wireless Networks,”  May 2006.

·        RPI, Center for Pervasive Computing and Networking. Talk title: “Oblivious Routing in Wireless Networks," April 2006.

·        MIT, Laboratory for Computer Science. Talk title: “Greedy Hot-Potato Routing,” April 2000.

·        University of Cyprus, Cyprus, Department of Computer Science. Talk title: ``Introduction to Balancing Networks,” November 1993.

PhD Students

·        Basem Assiri, “Fairness and Approximation in Multi-version Transactional Memory,” PhD Thesis, LSU, June 2016.

·        Hari Krishnan (co-chaired with Steven Brandt), “Garbage Collection for General Graphs,” PhD Thesis, LSU, June 2016.

·        Gokarna Sharma, “Scheduling in Transactional Memory Systems: Models, Algorithms, and Evaluations,” PhD Thesis, LSU, August 2014.

·        Alfred Samman (co-chaired with Rajgopal Kannan), “A New Model for Coalition Formation games,” PhD Thesis, LSU, July 2012.

·        Dengpan Yin (co-chaired with Tevfik Kosar), “Data-Aware Workflow Scheduling in Heterogeneous Distributed Systems,” PhD Thesis, LSU, November 2011.

·        Srivathsan Srinivasagopalan (co-chaired with S.S. Iyengar), “Oblivious Buy-at-bulk Network Design Algorithms,” PhD Thesis, LSU, May 2011.

·        Ryan LaFortune (co-chaired with Christopher Carothers), “Techniques and Data Structures for Efficient Information Access and Retrieval in Distributed Networks,” PhD Thesis, RPI, May 2008.

·        Jing Xi, “Stretch Preserving Oblivious Routing Algorithms,” PhD Thesis, RPI, May 2006.