Computer Science

2014 - 2015

Alumni Employment || Conference Presentations || Internships || Awards/Honors || Publications || Fellowships || Travel Grants || Community Service/Outreach || Archive || Submit Content

Alumni Employment

Software Developer, Amazon Web Services, Herndon, Virginia. September 2015. Liu Yin, MS, Computer Science.

Assistant Professor, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA. 2015. Aaron Koehl, PhD, Computer Science.

Member of Technical Staff, VMware Inc., California. 2014. Lei Lu, PhD, Computer Science.

Research Engineer, Shape Security Inc., Mountain View, CA. 2014. Nan Zheng, PhD, Computer Science.

Conference Presentations

H. Xu, et al., "E-commerce Reputation Manipulation: The Emergence of Reputation-Escalation-as-a-Service" presented at the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy. May 18-22, 2015. Haitao Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

Moran, K., et al., "Auto-Completing Bug Reports for Android Applications", in Proceedings of 10th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the 23rd ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE'15), Bergamo, Italy, August 31-September 4, 2015, to appear 13 pages (25.4% acceptance ratio). August 31-September 4, 2015. Kevin P. Moran, PhD, Computer Science; Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science; Carlos Bernal-Cárdenas, PhD, Computer Science.

G. Peng, "All or None? The Dilemma of Handling WiFi Broadcast Traffic in Smartphone Suspend Mode," presented at IEEE Infocom Hong Kong, China. April 26 - May 1, 2015. April 26-May 1, 2015. Ge Peng, PhD, Computer Science.

Heterogeneous Cores For MapReduce Processing: Opportunity or Challenge? in the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), Krakow, Poland. May, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Agile Middleware for Scheduling: Meeting Competing Performance Requirements of Diverse Tasks in the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference in Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland. March, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Optimizing Power and Performance Trade-offs of MapReduce Job Processing with Heterogeneous Multi-Core Processors, in the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2014), Alaska, USA. June, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

L. Wu and A. Stathopoulos, "Enhancing the PRIMME Eigensolver for Computing Accurately Singular Triplets of Large Matrices" presented in 13th Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods, 2014, Copper Mountain, Colorado. April 6-11, 2014. Lingfei Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

Z. Qin , et al., "Preserving Secondary Users' Privacy in Cognitive Radio Networks" presented at IEEE Infocom, Toronto, Canada. April 27- May 22014. Zhengrui Qin, PhD, Computer Science.

Internships

Work as a research assistant in NEC Laboratories Amrica. May 2014-May 2015. Zhang Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

Research Intern, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA. July 2014-September 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Software Development Engineer Intern, Amazon. February-June 2015. Liu Yin, MS, Computer Science.

Software Development Engineer Intern, Amazon. May-August 2014. Liu Yin, MS, Computer Science.

Awards/Honors

First Place Graduate Student Winner of the ACM Student Research Competition at ICSE 2015, Awarded by ACM SIGSOFT. May 22, 2015. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

International Student Achievement Award 2015 - Jack Wolf Scholarship Awarded by Reves Center of International Studies, The College of William and Mary. May 10, 2015. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

2015-2016 Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) Graduate Research STEM Fellowship, Project Title: Enhancing Bug Reports for Mobile Apps. March 2015. Kevin P. Moran, PhD, Computer Science.

SIGSOFT CAPS Grant Award, ACM. 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Publications

Vendome, C., et al., "When and Why Developers Adopt and Change Software Licenses" , in Proceedings of 31st IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME'15), Bremen, Germany, September 29 - October 1, 2015. September 29-October 1, 2015. Christopher Vendome, PhD, Computer Science; Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

Proactive Management of Systems via Hybrid Analytic Techniques, in Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC 2015), Cambridge, MA. Sep, 2015. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

G. Peng, et al., "A Continuous and Noninvasive User Authentication System for Google Glass," ACM MobiSys (Poster), Florence, Italy, May 18-22, 2015. May 18-22, 2015. Ge Peng, PhD, Computer Science.

Vendome, C., et al., "License Usage and Changes: A Large-Scale Study of Java Projects on GitHub" , in Proceedings of 23rd IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC'15), Florence, Italy, May 18-19, 2015. May 18-19, 2015. Christopher Vendome, PhD, Computer Science; Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Performance Modeling and Scalability Optimization of Distributed Deep Learning Systems" in Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2015), Sydney, Australia. August, 2015. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

B. Dong, et al., "Measurement-Based Editing of Diffuse Albedo with Consistent Interreflections", ACM Transactions on Graphics, Volume 34, Issue 4, Article 112, August 2015. Aug, 2015. Bo Dong, PhD, Computer Science.

G. Peng, et al., "All or None? The Dilemma of Handling WiFi Broadcast Traffic in Smartphone Suspend Mode," IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Hong Kong, China. April 26-May 1, 2015. April 26-May 1, 2015. Ge Peng, PhD, Computer Science.

"Physical Media Covert Channels on Smart Mobile Devices," Ubicomp 2015. September 2015. Ed Novak, PhD, Computer Science.

H. Xu, et al., "E-commerce Reputation Manipulation: The Emergence of Reputation-Escalation-as-a-Service", in Proceedings of the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy. May 2015. Haitao Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "DyScale: a MapReduce Job Scheduler for Heterogeneous Multi-core Processors" in IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing (TCC). 2015. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

H. Li and P. Peers, "Radiometric Transfer: Example-Based Radiometric Linearization of Photographs", Computer Graphics Forum, Volume 34, Issue 4, June 2015,. 2015. Han Li, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Heterogeneous Cores For MapReduce Processing: Opportunity or Challenge?" in Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2014), Krakow, Poland. May, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Agile Middleware for Scheduling: Meeting Competing Performance Requirements of Diverse Tasks" in Proceedings of the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference in Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland. March, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Model-Based Storage Tiering for Smooth System Operation" in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2014), Philadelphia, PA,. June, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Optimizing Power and Performance Trade-offs of MapReduce Job Processing with Heterogeneous Multi-Core Processors" in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2014), Alaska, USA. June, 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

B. Dong, et al., "Scattering Parameters and Surface Normals from Homogeneous Translucent Materials using Photometric Stereo," Columbus, Ohio. June 23-28, 2014. Bo Dong, PhD, Computer Science.

H. Xu, et al., "Click Fraud Detection on the Advertiser Side", in Proceedings of the 19th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2014), Wroclaw, Poland. September 2014. Haitao Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Heterogeneous Cores For MapReduce Processing: Opportunity or Challenge?", in Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2014, Krakow, Poland. May 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

L. Lu, et al., "Application-Driven Dynamic Vertical Scaling of Virtual Machines in Resource Pools" to in Network Operation and Management Symposium (IEEE/IFIP NOMS) Krakow, Poland. May 2014. Lei Lu, PhD, Computer Science.

Y. Ding, et al., "Finding the Limit: Examining the Potential and Complexity of Compilation Scheduling for JIT-Based Runtime Systems", ASPLOS. 2014. Yufei Ding, PhD, Computer Science; Mingzhou Zhou, PhD, Computer Science; Zhijia Zhao, PhD, Computer Science.

Z. Xu, et al., "Power Attack, an Increasing Threat to Data Centers", Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS). 2014. Zhang Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

Z. Zhao et al., HPar: A Practical Parallel Parser for HTML - Taming HTML Complexities for Parallel Parsing ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO). 2014. Zhijia Zhao, PhD, Computer Science.

Fellowships

National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship. 2013-2014. Jesse Laeuchli, PhD, Computer Science.

Travel Grants

ACM SIGSOFT CAPS travel award, 37th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'15), Florence, Italy. May 16-24, 2015. Christopher Vendome, PhD, Computer Science.

IEEE INFOCOM 2015 Student Travel Grant, Hong Kong, China. April 2015. Ge Peng, PhD, Computer Science.

ACM SIGSOFT CAPS travel award, 36th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering- ICSE 2014, Hyderabad, India. May 31-June 7, 2014. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

Community Service/Outreach

Program Committee: International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data 2016 (ALLDATA 2016). 2016. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Program Committee: International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data 2015 (ALLDATA 2015). 2015. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Program Committee: 10th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2015), Artifact Evaluation track. 2015. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

USENIX ATC Student Summarizer. 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Program Committee: IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014 (IEEE BigData 2014). 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.