Research

I specialize in interdisciplinary and collaborative research in data science and parallel computing. We use cloud computing systems, cluster computing, multi-core processors and GPUs to create high-performance computing systems for solving data-intensive and computationally hard problems in business data analytics, bioinformatics, and computational engineering. [read more...]

Publications: 187 papers in refereed journals and refereed conference proceedings. More than 5,000 citations.

Research Funding: $2,042,000 personal research grants, $2,674,000 (compute time equivalent) personal compute grants, and $41,017,000 group research grants.

Positions

2009 - current: Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

2015 - 2022: Founding Director, Institute For Data Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

2010 - 2022: Fellow, IBM Centre For Advanced Studies, IBM Research Labs, Toronto, Canada.

2003 – 2005: Professor of Information Technology, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

2000 - 2003 and 2006 - 2008: Director, School of Computer Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

1986 - 2009: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of Computer Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Education

1983 - 1986: PhD (summa cum laude), Computer Science, University of Würzburg, Germany.

1978 - 1983: Bachelor’s and Master's Degree (with distinction), Computer Science, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.