Ming Zhao

Ming ZhaoMing Zhao is an associate professor of the ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering. Before joining ASU, he was an associate professor of the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) at Florida International University. He directs the Research Laboratory for Virtualized Infrastructure, Systems, and Applications (VISA). His research interests are in distributed/cloud computing, big data, high-performance computing, autonomic computing, virtualization, storage systems and operating systems. He was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2013 and he received the ASEE Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship in 2013, the VMware Faculty Award in 2014, the FIU SCIS Excellence in Mentoring award, the FIU SCIS Excellence in Research award, and the Best Paper award of the International Conference on Autonomic Computing in 2007. He received his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Florida, and his Bachelor and master’s degrees in automation/pattern recognition and intelligent systems from Tsinghua University.

Office: BYENG 412
mingzhao@asu.edu
480-727-7850
visa.lab.asu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, 2008
M.S., Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, Automation, Tsinghua University, China, 2001
B.S., Automation, Tsinghua University, China, 1999

Research interests

Distributed/cloud computing, big data, high-performance computing, autonomic computing, virtualization, storage systems, operating systems

Honors and awards

  • VMware Faculty Award, 2014
  • U.S. Air Force Visiting Faculty Fellowship, 2014
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2013
  • U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2013
  • Best Student Paper Award of 7th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), 2007

Key activities

  • Program Committee Chair for USENIX FeedbackComputing, 2013
  • Program Committee Member for ICAC, ICDCS, CLOUD, CCGrid, BigData, BDSE, HPDC, and HPCC
  • Reviewer for ACM TAAS, IEEE TC, IEEE TCC, IEEE TCST, ACM TECS, IEEE, TPDS, FGCS, JPDC, and Cluster Computing