Current Students in the MSc Program

Sajad Sameti
September 2017 – Present
Thesis topic: Transcoding in SPARK

Danny Fisher
September 2014 – present
Thesis topic: Performance Issues in DASH

Students Graduated with the Master of Science Degree

Abolfazl Samani
September 2015 – August 2017
Thesis title: Flow Maximization for Multimedia Streaming Service in SDN Networks
Defence date: August 31, 2017
Current Employment: 1st year MSc student (2nd MSc degree in Computer Science), University of Alberta

Bradley Rougeau
September 2013 – April 2017
Thesis title: A Demographic-driven Peer-Assisted CDN for Sharing User-Generated Media Content
Defence date: April 18, 2017
Current Employment: Lead Engineer and Founder, PayTickr, Calgary, Alberta

Vineet Sinha
September 2012 – March 2015
Thesis title: evalBox: A Cross-Platform Evaluation Framework for Network Systems
Defence date: March 26, 2015
Current Employment: Software Development Engineer, Amazon, Toronto, Ontario

Yang Li
September 2011 – January 2014
Thesis title: Task distribution in Data Centres (co-supervised with Carey Williamson)
Defence date: January 7, 2014
Current Employment: Data Scientist, Alliance Pipeline, Calgary, Alberta

Yongxin Liu
September 2011 – September 2013
Thesis title: Energy Eciency in Multimedia Streaming Systems
Defence date: September 20, 2013
Current Employment: Software QA Engineer, Amazon, Vancouver, British Columbia

Md. Tauhiduzzaman
September 2009 – November 2012
Thesis: Fighting Pollution Attacks in P2P Streaming Systems
Defence date: November 8, 2012
Current Employment: Software Developer, Community Natural Foods, Calgary, Alberta

Saikat Sarkar
September 2009 – April 2012
Thesis: An Empirical Analysis of Network Coding in Peer-to-Peer Video-on-Demand Systems
Defence date: April 30, 2012
Current Employment: Software Engineer II, Cisco, Calgary, Alberta