Ziming Zhang

Ph.D Candidate

Dependable Computing Systems Lab

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas 76203

Office: F258 UNT Discovery Park

Email: ZimingZhang@my.unt.edu

Phone: (575)-518-8670

  • 2009-2010      Ph.D. student, Computer Science and Engineering, New Mexico Tech  ,NM
  • I am now a Ph.D. candidate and member of DCS (Dependable Computing Systems) Lab in UNT and my Ph.D. advisor is Dr. Song Fu. My research interest is primarily in power management, system dependability and reliability, resilience analysis in virtualized cloud computing systems.
  • Research Assistant (05/2013-08/2013), Ultrascale Systems Research Center, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM.
  • Teaching Assistant (09/2012-05/2013), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
  • Research Assistant (05/2011-08/2011), Ultrascale Systems Research Center, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM.
  • Research Assistant (09/2010-08/2012), Dependable Computing Systems Lab, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
  • Research Assistant (01/2010-07/2010), Dependable Computing Systems Lab, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM.
  • System Administrator (01/2010-07/2010), Petroleum Recovery Research Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM.
  • Teaching Assistant (09/2009-12/2009), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM.
  • Z, Zhang, Q. Guan and S. Fu, "An Adaptive Power Management Framework for Autonomic Resource Configuration in Cloud Computing Infrastructures", in proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC'12), November 2012.
  • Q. Guan, Z, Zhang, and S. Fu, "Ensemble of Bayesian Predictors and Decision Trees for Proactive Failure Management in Cloud Computing Systems", Journal of Communications, January, 2012
  • Q. Guan, C. Chiu, Z. Zhang and S. Fu,"Efficient and Accurate Anomaly Identification Using Reduced Metric Space in Utility Clouds", Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), 2012.
  • Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "macropower: A Coarse-Grain Power Profiling Framework for Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing", in proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC'11), November 2011.
  • Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "Characterizing Power and Energy Usage in Cloud Computing Systems", in proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Technology and Science (CloudCom'11), November 2011.
  • Q. Guan, Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "Proactive Failure Management by Integrated Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning for Dependable Cloud Systems", in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2011), August 2011.
  • N. Debardeleben, S. Blanchard, Q. Guan, Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "Experimental Framework for Injecting Logic Errors in a Virtual Machine to Profile Applications for Soft Error Resilience", in proceedings of 4th Workshop on Resiliency in High Performance Computing (Resilience) in Clusters, Clouds, and Grids in conjunction with the 17th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2011), August 2011.
  • Q. Guan, Z. Zhang and S. Fu, ˇ°Ensemble of Bayesian Predictors for Autonomic Failure Management in Cloud Computing", in proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2011), July 2011.
  • Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "Profiling and Analysis of Power Consumption for Virtualized Systems and Applications", in proceedings of the 29th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC'10), December 2010.
  • Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "A Hierarchical Failure Management Framework for Dependability Assurance in Compute Clusters", International Journal of Computational Science, vol.4, no.4, pp.316-326, 2010.
  • Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "Failure Prediction for Autonomic Management of Networked Computer Systems with Availability Assurance", in proceedings of the 24th IEEE/ACM International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'10), April, 2010.
  • Z. Zhang and S. Fu, "Proactive Failure Management for High Availability Computing in Computer Clusters", in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computational Sciences and Optimization (CSO'10), May, 2010.