Research Dissertations


PhD Thesis

  1. Srikumar Venugopal, Scheduling Distributed Data-Intensive Applications on Global Grids, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, July 2006.
    Currently At: University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia-->IBM Research, Ireland.
  2. Rajiv Ranjan, Coordinated Resource Provisioning in Federated Grids, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, July 2007.
    Currently At: University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia-->CSIRO, Canberra --> Newcastle University, UK
  3. Jia Yu, QoS-based Scheduling of Workflows on Global Grids, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 2007.
    Currently At: IBM
  4. Chee Shin Yeo, Utility-based Resource Management for Cluster Computing, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 2008.
    Currently At: A*START Institute of High Performance Computing (iHPC), Singapore.
  5. Anthony Sulistio, Advance Reservation and Revenue-based Resource Management for Grid Systems, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, May 2008.
    Currently At: University of Stuttgart, Germany.
  6. Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Provisioning Techniques and Policies for Resource Sharing between Grids, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, March 2009.
    Currently At: INRIA, Lyon, France-->IBM, Brazil.
  7. Xiaofeng Wang, On the Policy Description and Quantification Model for Trust Management in Grid Computing, Ph.D. Thesis, National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), Changsha, China, October 2009.
    Currently At: National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), China.
  8. Marco A. S. Netto, Adaptive Co-Allocation of Distributed Resources for Parallel Applications, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, November 2009.
    Currently At: IBM Research Brazil, Sao Paulo
  9. Al-Mukaddim Khan Pathan, Utility-Oriented Internetworking of Content Delivery Networks, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, November 2009.
    Currently At: CSIRO, Canberra, Australia-->Telstra, Melbourne.
  10. Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Automated Emulation of Distributed Systems through System Management and Virtualization, Ph.D. Thesis, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre, Brazil, March 2010.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne, Australia --> Western Sydney University
  11. Saurabh Kumar Garg, Meta Scheduling for Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, June 18, 2010.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne, Australia->IBM Research -->University of Tasmania
  12. Mustafizur Rahman, Autonomic Workflow Management System for Grid Computing, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, August 20, 2010.
    Currently At: A*STAR, Singapore-->IBM, Australia->DSTO, Australia.
  13. Suraj Pandey, Scheduling and Management of Data Intensive Application Workflows in Grid and Cloud Computing Environments, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, December 9, 2010.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne, Australia-->CSIRO, Sydney->IBM Lab, Melbourne.
  14. Mohsen Amini Salehi, Contention-aware Resource Provisioning in Interconnected Grid Computing Systems, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, Aug 16, 2012.
    Currently At: Colorado State University --> University of Louisiana, USA
  15. Anton Beloglazov, Energy-Efficient Management of Virtual Machines in Data Centers for Cloud Computing, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, Feb. 2013.
    Currently At: IBM Research Australia-> Google, USA
  16. Amir Vahid Dastjerdi, QoS-aware and Semantic-based Service Coordination for Multi-Cloud Environments, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, March 2013.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne-> PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  17. Linlin Wu, SLA-based Resource Provisioning for Management of Cloud-based Software-as-a-Service Applications, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, March 2014.
    Currently At: IT Company, Melbourne
  18. William Voorsluys, Resource Provisioning in Spot Market-based Cloud Computing Environments, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, June 2014.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne
  19. Adel Nadjaran Toosi, On the Economics of Infrastructure as a Service Cloud Providers: Pricing, Markets, and Profit Maximization, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, September 2014.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne
  20. Deepak Poola Chandrashekar, Robust and Fault-Tolerant Scheduling for Scientific Workflows in Cloud Computing Environments, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, August 2015.
    Currently At: RMIT University--> IBM Research, India
  21. Nikolay Grozev, Brokering Techniques for Managing Three-Tier Applications in Distributed Cloud Computing Environments, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, October 2015.
    Currently At: Microsoft (offered)
  22. Sareh Fotuhi Piraghaj, Energy-Efficient Management of Resources in Enterprise and Container-based Clouds, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, March 2016.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne
  23. Raghavendra Kune, Big Data Computing in Clouds - Data Aware Scheduling and Extended MapReduce for Scientific Analytics, The University of Hyderabad, India, April 2016.
    Currently At: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  24. Md Hasanul Ferdaus, Multi-objective Virtual Machine Management in Cloud Data Centers, Monash University, Australia, July 2016.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne
  25. Maria Alejandra Rodriguez Sossa, Resource Provisioning and Scheduling Algorithms for Scientific Workflows in Cloud Computing Environments, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, August 2016.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne
  26. Joarder Mohammad Mustafa Kamal, Workload-Aware Data Management in Shared-Nothing Distributed OLTP Databases, Monash University, Australia, November 2016.
    Currently At: AWS (Amazon Web Services), Sydney
  27. Chenhao Qu, Auto-scaling and Deployment of Web Applications in Distributed Computing Clouds, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Melbourne, Australia, December 2016.
    Currently At: The University of Melbourne

Masters by Research Thesis

  1. Alexander Barmouta, Authorisation and Accounting Services for the World Wide Grid, Masters by Research Thesis, University of Western Australia, Australia, June 2004.
  2. Martin Placek, Storage Exchange: A Global Platform for Trading Distributed Storage Services, Masters by Research Thesis, University of Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 2006.
  3. Khaled Ahsan Talukder, On The Pareto-Following Variation Operator For Fast Converging Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms, Masters by Research Thesis, University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2008.

Masters/Honours Minor Thesis

  1. Kwai Wah Ho, A New Grid Portal for Managing and Monitoring Application Execution on Global Grids through Multiple Devices, Master of IT - Minor Thesis, Grid Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 22, 2004.
  2. Alan Kin Wah Yim, Decentralized Media Streaming Infrastructure (DeMSI): A Peer-to-Peer Content Delivery Network, Master of IT - Minor Thesis, Grid Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 30, 2004.
  3. Henry Lin, Economy-Based Data Replication Broker Policies in Data Grids, BSc Honours Thesis, Grid Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, Dept. of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia, Jan 18, 2005.
  4. XingChen Chu, Open Sensor Web Architecture : Core Services, Master of IT - Minor Thesis, Grid Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, December 6, 2005.
  5. Bhathiya Wickremasinghe, CloudAnalyst: A CloudSim-based Tool for Modelling and Analysis of Large Scale Cloud Computing Environments, MEDC Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 30, 2009.
  6. Dileban Karunamoorthy, Gridbus Workflow Management System and Aneka Enterprise Cloud Middleware Integration, MEDC Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 30, 2009.
  7. Sheng Niu, An Auto-scaling Cloud Computing Infrastructure based on Aneka Enterprise Middleware and Gridbus Workflow Engine, MEDC Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 2010.
  8. Dong Leng, Scalable Execution of LIGO Astrophysics Application in a Cloud Computing Environment, Masters of Engineering in Distributed Computing Project, University of Melbourne, July 2011.
  9. Mohammed Alrokayan, Aneka Web Portal, MIT Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, November 21, 2011.
  10. María Alejandra Rodríguez Sossa, Cost Minimization Heuristics for Scheduling Workflows on Heterogeneous Distributed Environments, MEDC Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2011.
  11. Kumaraswamy Krishnakumar and Ling Wan, A Framework for IoT Sensor Data Analytics and Visualisation in Cloud Computing Environments, MEDC Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2011.
  12. Jungmin Son, Automated decision system for efficient resource selection and allocation in inter-clouds, MEDC/MIT (Distributed Computing) Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June. 2013.
  13. Diana Carolina Barreto Arias, Resource Provisioning in Clouds via Non-Functional Requirements, MEDC/MIT (Distributed Computing) Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2013.
  14. Cristian Montero, Cost aware real time big data processing in Cloud Environments, MEDC/MIT (Distributed Computing) Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 2014.
  15. Xiaohui Ji, Graphical User Interface for Software Defined Network Cloud Simulator, MEDC/MIT (Distributed Computing) Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2014.
  16. Prakash Chandra Bhandari, Offloading Resource-Intensive Excel Spreadsheet Tasks to Aneka Cloud, MEDC/MIT (Distributed Computing) Project, Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 2016.

       
Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory
School of Computing and Information Systems
The University of Melbourne, Australia