Shahram Ghandeharizadeh

Dept: Computer Science
Office: SAL 208
Phone: 213-740-4781
Address: 941 W. 37th Place, Computer Science Department, USC, Los Angeles, California 90089-0781
E-mail: shahram [at] usc [dot] edu


Shahram Ghandeharizadeh received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1990. Since then, he has been on the faculty at the University of Southern California. In 1992, Dr. Ghandeharizadeh received the National Science Foundation Young Investigator's Award for his research on the physical design of parallel database systems. In 1995, he received an award from the School of Engineering at USC in recognition of his research activities. He was a recipient of the ACM Software System Award 2008 for his contributions to Gamma, a scalable database management system. His research interests include design, implementation and evaluation of novel architectures for high performance data intensive applications, multimedia based social networking systems, parallel database systems, and active databases. He has served on the organizing committees of numerous conferences and was the general co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2000. His activities are supported by several grants from the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Oracle, Microsoft, BMC Software, and Hewlett-Packard. He is the director of the database laboratory at USC. He was a member of ACM SIGMOD executive committee and the Editor-in-Chief of ACM SIGMOD DiSC from 2003 to 2006. He served as a member of the Council of Directors of Kodaikanal International School from 2005 to 2008.


Recent Publications:

1. "A Comparison of Two Physical Data Designs for Interactive Social Networking Actions," In the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), San Francisco, CA, October 2013. (with S. Barahmand and J. Yap).

2. "Cache Augmented Database Management Systems," In the Third ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Databases and Social Networks (DBSocial), New York, NY, June 2013. (with J. Yap).

3. "BG: A Benchmark to Evaluate Interactive Social Networking Actions," In biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), Asilomar, CA, January, 2013. (with S. Barahmand).


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