PhD

Current Students in the PhD Program

Cyriac James
May 2014 – Present
Thesis topic: Streaming Pattern and Direct Sharing Opportunities for Multimedia Streaming

Students Graduated with the PhD Degree

Mehrnaz Mireslami
June 2014 – August 2018
Thesis: Cost and Performance Optimization for Deploying Cloud-Based Web Applications (co-supervised with Dr. Behrouz Far)
Defence date: August 16, 2018

Reza Zakerinasab
September 2011 – April 2017
Thesis: Towards High-Quality and Resource-Efficient Mobile Streaming
Defence date: April 13, 2017
Current employment: Software Developer, Google, Kitchener, Ontario

PhD Supervisory Committee Members

Fatemeh Shirzad
July 2015 – Present
Department: Computer Science
Proposal: Resource Management in Virtual Cloud Radio Access Networks
Supervisors: Dr. Majid Ghaderi
Candidacy date: December 12, 2016

Raoufeh Hashemian
January 2015 – Present
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Proposal: TBD
Supervisors: Dr. Diwakar Krishnamurthy & Martin Arlitt
Candidacy: TBA

Joydeep Mukherjee
August 2014 – April 2018
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Thesis: Automated Resource Contention Management in Virtualized Systems
Supervisors: Dr. Diwakar Krishnamurthy
Defence date: April 25, 2018

Ali Sehati
October 2013 – February 2018
Department: Computer Science
Thesis: Reducing Energy Consumption and Latency of Applications on Wireless Devices
Supervisors: Dr. Majid Ghaderi
Defence date: February 7, 2018

S. M. Sohan
April 2014 – October 2017
Department: Computer Science
Thesis: Automated Example Oriented REST API Documentation
Supervisors: Dr. Frank Maurer
Defence date: October 30, 2017

Bibi Maryam Elahi
September 2010 – September 2017
Department: Computer Science
Proposal: Optimality and Fairness in Speed Scaling Systems
Supervisors: Dr. Carey Williamson and Dr. Philipp Woelfel
Defence date: September 25, 2017

Yasaman Amannejad
March 2015 – May 2017
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Thesis: Performance Management of Web Services using Machine Learning Techniques
Supervisors: Dr. Behrouz Far & Dr. Diwakar Krishnamurthy
Defence date: May 30, 2017

Xiaozhen Jean Cao
2008
Department: Computer Science
Thesis: Improving Multimedia Streaming Scalability in Wireless LANs
Supervisor: Dr. Carey Williamson
Date: December 11, 2008