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Research Interests

  • Scheduling
  • Workflow Management and Grid Computing
  • Parallel Algorithms and Performance Evaluation of Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Quantum Computing and Quantum Information Theory
  • Cloud Computing

Other Experience

  • Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University from 1984-2001
  • Associate Professor of EECS, Polytechnic Institute
  • Senior Researcher, Institute for Atomic Physics of the Romanian Academy of Science.
  • Visiting Professor, INRIA Paris, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2006
  • Adjunct Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing
  • Visiting Faculty at several institutions and universities.
  • Journal/Book Publications:
    • C. Marinescu, A. Paya and J. P, Morrison. “A Cloud Reservation Systems for Big Data Application,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 20(1):606-618, 2017.
    • Paya and D. C. Marinescu. “Energy-aware Load Balancing and Application Scaling for the Cloud Ecosystem,’’ IEEE. Transactions nn Cloud Computing, 5(1):15-27, 2017.
    • C. Marinescu, A. Paya , J. P, Morrison, and S. Olariu. “An Approach for Scaling Cloud Resource Management,’’ Cluster Computing, Springer Verlag, 20(1):909-924, 2017.
    • Complex Sysems and Clouds: A Self-Organization and Self-Management Perspective (Computer Science Reviews and Trends) 1st Edition, Morgan Kufmann, 2016.
    • Cloud Computing; Theory and Practice, Second Editions, Morgan Kufmann, 2017.

Honors & Awards

  • Author of “Approaching Quantum Computing” which was co-authored with Gabriela M. Marinescu and was awarded the prize of the Romanian Academy of Science for Informatics in 2004.
  • Ernest T.S. Walton Award, Science Foundation of Ireland, 2007
  • Fulbright Expert