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; most recently as the general chair of VLDB 2019 and technical chair of FAB 2018. His activities are supported by several grants from the National Science Foundation, 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. "Gemini: A Distributed Crash Recovery Protocol for Persistent Caches," Proceedings of the 19th International Middleware Conference (Middleware '18), Rennes, France, December 2018. (with H. Huang).

2. "BG: A Scalable Benchmark for Interactive Social Networking Actions," In Future Generation Computer Systems, 29-38, Volume 85, Elsevier, August 2018. (with Y. Alabdulkarim and S. Barahmand).

3. "A Comparison of Two Cache Augmented SQL Architectures," Tenth TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking, TPCTC 2018, Rio De Janerio, Brazil, August 2018. (with H. Nguyen).

4. "Assignment Problem for Data Placement in Caches," Algorithmica, Volume 80, 2201-2220, Springer, Jan 2018. (with S. Irani, and J. Lam).


Other publications of DBLAB.



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