HPC Lab

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HPC Lab

Members

Faculty

Ümit V. Çatalyürek is a Professor in the Depts. of Biomedical Informatics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Computer Science & Engineering. His research interests include combinatorial scientific computing, runtime systems for data-intensive computing, and high-performance computing in biomedicine. He received his PhD, M.S. and B.S. in Computer Engineering and Information Science from Bilkent University, Turkey, in 2000, 1994 and 1992, respectively.
Kamer Kaya is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabanc─▒ University, Turkey, and an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. He received his PhD and Master in Computer Science, from Bilkent University, Turkey.

Post-doc

Julien Herrmann received his PhD from the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon in France. He received is Master Degree in Theoritical Computer Science in 2012 from the same University. His research interests include high performance computing, multi-criteria scheduling and combinatorial scientific computing.

Graduate Students

Anas Abu-Doleh is a PhD Student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. His research interests include bioinformatics and high performance computing. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Yarmouk University, Jordan in 2004 and M.S. in Computer Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan in 2009.
Jonathan Kho is a PhD student in the School of Computational Science and Engineering. His research focuses on high performance graph algorithms. He received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester in 2014.
Yusuf Ozkaya is a PhD student in the School of Computer Science. He received his B.S. in Bilkent University, in 2015.
Abdurrahman Yasar is a Ph.D. student in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his MS in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University in 2015. His research interests include, scalable graph analytics, graph management and graph processing middlewares.
Xusheng Wang is a PhD Student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University. He received his B.S. degree in School of Electrical and Information Engineering from Xi'an Jiao Tong University, China in 2015.

Summer Interns

Muge Kural is an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Engineering at Koc University, Turkey. She was with the HPC Lab June-August 2015.
Mustafa Kemal Tas is an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science at Sabanci University, Turkey.

Alumni

Ahmet Erdem Sariyuce received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2015. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering in Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2010. His research interests include graph mining, streaming graph algorithms and combinatorial scientific computing.
Mehmet Deveci received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2015. His research interests are bioinformatics and high performance computing. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2010.
Izzet Senturk received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science in Southern Illinois University. He received BS and MEng in Computer Science from Ege University, Turkey in 2006 and Cornell University in 2008, respectively. His research interests are bioinformatics and high performance computing.
Ayat Hatem completed her PhD at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2014. She received her M.S. in Software Engineering from Nile University, Egypt, in 2009 and B.S. in Computer Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, 2007. Her research interests include computational biology and artifical intelligence.
Erik Saule has been a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University from 2009 to 2013. His research interests include multi objective optimization, approximation algorithm, scheduling and parallel computing. He received his PhD and Master in Computer Science, respectively in 2008 and 2005, from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France and his License in Computer Science in 2003 from University of Versailles, France.
Onur Kucuktunc received his PhD from the Computer Science and Engineering Department at The Ohio State University in 2013, with Dr. Catalyurek as his advisor. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey in 2007 and 2009, respectively. During his masters, he worked on content-based video copy detection and visual similarity-based tag suggestion. Currently, his research interests include similarity and diversity search, sentiment analysis, opinion retrieval, and biclustering.
Doruk Bozdag has been a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. His research interests include parallel graph algorithms, scheduling algorithms for multiprocessor systems, data mining and bioinformatics. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2008 and B.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and B.S. in Physics from Bogazici University, Turkey, in 2002.
Olcay Sertel obtained his PhD at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2010. He was working as a Research Associate at the Department of Biomedical Informatics under the supervision of Prof. Umit Catalyurek and Prof. Metin Gurcan. He was working jointly under Clinical Image Analysis Lab. on histological image analysis and under HPC Lab. on computational issues in processing very large histology imagery. He received his BSc. and MSc. degrees from Yildiz Technical University, and Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2004 and 2006, respectively, both in Computer Engineering.
Tim Hartley received his PhD from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2011, with Dr. Catalyurek as his advisor. He received his B.S. in ECE from New Mexico State University, and his M.S. in ECE from The Ohio State University. His research interests include component-based programming frameworks and disruptive architectures such as GPUs and the Cell.
Erdeniz Ozgun Bas received his Master degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2011. His research interests include artificial intelligence, neural networks and high performance computing. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering in Ege University, Turkey.
Kemal Eren received his Master degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in 2012. His research interests are machine learning, data mining, bioinformatics, and scientific computing. He received his B.S. in biology and minors in computer science and mathematics from the University of Michigan in 2009.
Zheng Zhou is a visiting student in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University, with Dr. Catalyurek as his advisor. He received his B.S and M.S in Computer Science from Wuhan University. Now, he is also a PhD student in Computer Science at Wuhan University. His research intersets are parallel algorithms, high performance computing and computer architecture.
Ashwin Shiv Kumar obtained his Masters degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in 2010. He received his B.E. in Information Science and Engineering, in 2008, from R V College of Engineering, affiliated to Visweswaraya Technological University, India. His research interests include data mining and bioinformatics.

Arun C Sundaram: 2009 Sep - 2009 Dec

Lakshmi Prabha Kumarasamy: 2009 Sep - 2009 Dec