Tevfik Kosar

Tevfik Kosar is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University at Buffalo (SUNY). He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison under the guidance of Prof. Miron Livny. Dr. Kosar's main research interests lie in the cross-section of petascale distributed systems, eScience, Grids, Clouds, and collaborative computing with a focus on large-scale data- intensive distributed applications. He is the primary designer and developer of the Stork distributed data scheduling system which has been adopted by many national and international institutions, and the lead investigator of the state-wide PetaShare distributed storage network in Louisiana. He has published more than fifty academic papers in leading journals and conferences. Some of the awards received by Dr. Kosar include NSF CAREER Award (for his work on “data-aware distributed computing”), LSU Rainmaker Award, LSU Flagship Faculty Award, Baton Rouge Business Report’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, 1012 Corridor’s Young Scientist Award, College of Basic Science’s Research Award, and CCT Faculty of the Year Award. Dr. Kosar’s work on data intensive computing has been funded by NSF, DOE, ONR, DoEd, SURA, and Louisiana Board of Regents.


Data Intensive Distributed Computing: Challenges and Solutions for Large-scale Information Management
Tevfik Kosar. © 2012. 352 pages.
The trend in scientific, as well as commercial, applications from a diverse range of fields has been towards being more and more data-intensive over time. Data Intensive...