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Xunfei Jiang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Xunfei Jiang teaches a host of computer courses at Earlham, including Algorithms and Data Structures, Computer Graphics, Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Principles of Computer Organization, and Special Topics in Operating Systems.

Her most recently published research is on the subject of cloud computing, specifically on the topics of energy efficiency and thermal management.

Contact Info

Campus Mail
Drawer 138

Phone
765-983-1708

E-mail

Office
212 Center for Science and Technology

Website
Website Link

Programs/Departments

  • Computer Science
  • Digital Arts Integrated Pathway

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Auburn University
  • M.S., Huazhong University of Science & Technology
  • B.S., Huazhong University of Science & Technology

Selected Courses:

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Computer Graphics
  • Software Engineering
  • Operating Systems
  • Principles of Computer Organization
  • Special Topics in Operating Systems

Data Storage Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Big Data, Data-intensive Computing, Hadoop, High Performance Computing, Cluster Computing, Heterogeneous Computing, Thermal Modeling and Management, Dynamic Resource Management, Workload Balancing, and Performance Evaluation.

• Refereed Journal Papers and Book Chapters

  1. J. Zhang, X.‐F. Jiang, W.‐S. Ku and X. Qin. Efficient Parallel Skyline Evaluation using MapReduce. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Volumn PP, Issue 99. August, 2015.
  2. J. Zhang, X.-F. Jiang, X. Qin, W. Ku and M. I. Alghamdi, “Frog: A Framework for Context-Based File Systems”, ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), Volume 11, Issue 3. July, 2015.
  3. X.-F. Jiang, J. Zhang, X. Qin, M.-H. Jiang, and J.-F. Zhang, “Thermal Modeling and Management of Storage Systems in Data Centers”, Handbook on Data Centers (Springer), May, 2015. P915-944.
  4. A. Chavan, M. I. Alghamdi, X.-F. Jiang, J.-F. Zhang, M.-H. Jiang, and M.-K. Qiu, “TIGER-Thermal Aware File Allocation in Storage Clusters”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Volumn PP, Issue 99. March, 2015.
  5. M. I. Alghamdi, X.-F. Jiang, X. Qin, J.-F. Zhang, M.-H. Jiang, and M.-K. Qiu. Towards Two-Phase Scheduling of Real-time Applications in Distributed Systems. Future Generation Computer Systems. (2nd review)
  6. X.-F. Jiang, M. M. Al Assaf, X.-J. Ruan, M.-K. Qiu, and X. Qin, “Thermal modeling and Analysis of Cloud Storage Systems”, Journal of Communications, Special Issue on Cloud and Big Data, Volume 9, No. 4, April 2014.
  7. X.-F. Jiang, M. M. Al Assaf, J. Zhang, M. I. Alghamdi, X.-J. Ruan, T. Muzaffar, and X. Qin, “Thermal modeling of hybrid storage clusters”, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 2013.
  8. M. M. Al Assaf, X.-F. Jiang, M. R. Abid, and X. Qin, “Eco-Storage: A Hybrid Storage System with Energy-Efficient Informed Prefetching”, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 2013.

• Refereed Conference Papers

  1. M. I. Alghamdi, X.-F. Jiang, X. Qin, J.-F. Zhang, M.-H. Jiang, and M.-K. Qiu, “TOPS: Two-Phase Scheduling for Distributed Real-time Systems”, the IEEE Computing, Communications and IT Applications Conference (ComComAp 2014), Beijing, China, October 20 – 22nd, 2014. (6 pages)
  2. T. Muzaffar, M. I. Alghamdi , A. Chavan, X.-F. Jiang, X. Qin, J.-F. Zhang, M.-K. Qiu, and M.-H. Jiang, “iTad: I/O Thermal Aware Data Center Model”, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom), Washington, DC, USA, September 2014. (8 pages)
  3. J. Zhang, W.-S. Ku, X.-F. Jiang, and X. Qin, “A Spatial Keyword Evaluation Framework for Network-based Spatial Queries”, Proc. the 21st ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2013), Orlando, FL, USA, November 5-8, 2013. (Acceptance Rate: 7%, 16/228. 4 pages, Demo Paper)
  4. X.-F. Jiang, J. Zhang, M. I. Alghamdi, X. Qin, M.-H. Jiang, J.-F. Zhang, “PEAM: Predictive Energy-Aware Management for Storage Systems”, Proc. 8th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2013), Xi'an, China, 17-19 July 2013. (10 pages)
  5. J. Zhang, W.-S. Ku, X.-F. Jiang, X. Qin, Y.-L. Hsueh,“Evaluation of Spatial Keyword Queries with Partial Result Support on Spatial Networks”, Proc. 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management(MDM 2013), Milan, Italy, 3-6 June 2013. (6 pages)
  6. A. Chavan, X.-F Jiang, M. I. Alghamdi, X. Qin, M.-H. Jiang, and J.-F. Zhang, “TIGER: Thermal-Aware File Assignment in Storage Clusters”, Proc. the 29th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), May 2013. (Acceptance Rate: 27.5%, 30/109) (5 pages)
  7. X.-F. Jiang, M. I. Alghamdi, J. Zhang, M. Al Assaf, X.-J. Ruan, T. Muzaffar, and X. Qin, “Thermal Modeling and Analysis of Storage Systems”, Proc. the 31th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 1-3 Dec. 2012. (Acceptance Rate: 27.8%, 32/115. 10 pages)
  8. J. Zhang, X.-F. Jiang, M. I. Alghamdi, M. Al Assaf, Y. Tian, X. Qin, and M.-K., Qiu, “ORCA: An Offloading Framework for I/O-Intensive Applications on Clusters”, Proc. the 31th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 1-3 Dec. 2012. (Acceptance Rate: 27.8%, 32/115. 10 pages)
  9. X.-J. Ruan, M. I. Alghamdi, Z.-L. Zong, Y. Tian, X.-F. Jiang, and X. Qin, “Improving Write Performance by Enhancing Internal Parallelism of Solid State Drives”, Proc. the 31th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 1-3 Dec. 2012. (Acceptance Rate: 27.8%, 32/115. 10 pages)
  10. Z.-Y. Ding, X.-F. Jiang, S. Yin, X. Qin, K.-H. Chang, X.-J. Ruan, M. I. Alghamdi, and M. Qiu, “Multicore-Enabled Smart Storage for Clusters”, Proc. the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2012), Beijing, China, 24-28 September 2012. (Acceptance Rate: 28.9%)
  11. M. M. Al Assaf, M. I. Alghamdi, X.-F. Jiang, J. Zhang, and X. Qin, “A Pipelining Approach to Informed Prefetching in Distributed Multi-level Storage Systems”, Proc. the 2012 11th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA), Cambridge, MA, USA, 23-25 August, 2012. (9 pages)

• Other publication

  1. Chuanbo Chen, Xunfei Jiang, “Research on industry-oriented methods of SVG instance creation”, Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, 2007, 29(02).

• Invited Talks/Conference Talks

  1. “Thermal modeling and management of Cluster Storage Systems”, Seminar Talk, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, November 6, 2013.
  2. “Technology in the Classroom”, Orientation to Teaching Assistants, Office of International Education, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, August 19, 2013.
  3. “PEAM: Predictive Energy-Aware Management for Storage Systems”, Proc. 8th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2013), Xi'an, China, July 17-19, 2013.
  4. “Thermal Modeling and Data Placement of Storage Systems”, Seminar Talk, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, April 10, 2013.
  5. “Thermal Modeling and Analysis of Storage Systems”, the 31th IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2013), Austin, Texas, December 1-3, 2012.
  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) member
  • ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) member
  • ACM SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) member
  • Representative of Earlham College at NCWIT (The National Center for Women and Information Technology)
  • Coordinate at Earlham College for InWIC 8 (the Indiana Celebration of Women in Computing)

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