People

People

Dr. Peter Garraghan

Dr. Peter Garraghan

Group Lead
Peter Garraghan is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Computer Science and has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles in the field of distributed systems. His research expertise is improving the performance, resilience, and sustainability of systems at scale (Cloud datacentres, Deep Learning systems) in the face of societal and environmental change. Research area: Distributed systems, Cloud computing, energy & sustainability, resource schedulers.
Damian Borowiec

Damian Borowiec

PhD Student

Damian Borowiec is a second year PhD student focusing on energy efficiency of large-scale computing systems and bio-inspired systems design. His current work revolves around energy-driven system adaptation and reconfiguration.

Research area: Energy-efficiency, adaptive systems.

James Bulman

James Bulman

PhD Student

James is a second year PhD student researching Cloud gaming, specifically dynamic distribution of ray tracing and collision detection physics within Cloud datacenters.

Research area: Cloud gaming, distributed ray tracing, collision detection.

William Hackett

William Hackett

PhD Student

William is a first year PhD student focusing on secure Machine Learning systems.

Research area: Security, Deep Learning, GPUs.

Dominic Lindsay

Dominic Lindsay

PhD Student

Dominic is a third year PhD student investigating ‘Polymorphic’ scheduling – In which workload orchestration is composed in response to workload characteristics.

He is currently working as an intern at Arm Research, Cambridge.

Research area : Distributed Systems, Scheduling, Workload Orchestration, Distributed Systems Architecture, IoT, Cloud and Fog/Edge Computing.

Petter Terenius

Petter Terenius

PhD Student

Petter is a first year PhD student linking data centre placement, features and energy use to HCI principles, sustainability and decision-making.

Research area: Interaction design, sustainability, energy, datacenters

Gingfung Yeung

Gingfung Yeung

PhD Student

Gingfung is a third year PhD Student, with an interest in Deep Learning and Distributed Systems. He is investigating training of complex deep learning models within large-scale clusters. He received his bachelor degree in Computer Science at the University of Leeds.

He is currently working as an intern at Alibaba Group AI Labs, Hangzhou.

Research area: GPU Cluster Scheduling, Deep Learning.

Affiliate Members

Prof. Richard Harper

Professor @ Lancaster University
https://www.rhrharper.com/ | r.harper@lancaster.ac.uk


Alumni

Dr. Atif Saeed (2017-2020)

Assistant Professor @ COMSATS University Islamabad

Dr. Sukhpal Singh Gill (2017 – 2019)

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) @ Queen Mary University of London
http://ssgill.me | s.s.gill@qmul.ac.uk

Daria Smirnova (2017-2019)

PhD Candidate/Research Associate @ Lancaster University

Loveen Dyall (2018-2019)


Visiting Researchers

Prof. Rajkumar Buyya – University of Melbourne (2019)

Anette PetersenIT University of Copenhagen (2019)

Dr. Renyu Yang – University of Leeds/Edgetic Ltd. (2017)