Lab Members

Faculty

irwin2David Irwin
Assistant Professor
ECE Department
deirwin@umass.edu
Knowles 211D
413-545-5822

 

PhD Students

supreethSupreeth Shastri
Knowles 206
shastri@umass.edu
Supreeth is a PhD candidate interested in building experimental system software for cloud computing platforms. He received dual MS degrees in EE and CS from Columbia University. In a previous life, he spent about 8 years building networking and embedded software systems at Cisco, NEC Labs, Philips Research, ARM and Ittiam Systems.

 

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Dong Chen
Knowles 206
dongchen@umass.edu
Dong is a PhD student with research interests in smart buildings and grids. Prior to joining as a PhD student, he spent two years at UMass Amherst as a visitor in the School of Computer Science. Before coming to UMass, he attended undergraduate school at Xi’an College and graduate school at Northeastern University China.

 

Akansha Singh
Knowles 206
akanshasingh@umass.edu
Akansha is a PhD student with research interests in smart grids and integration of renewable energy with the grid. Prior to joining UMass Amherst, she worked at NTU Singapore as Research Associate in the School of Computer Science. She received MS by Research from IIIT-Bangalore and B.Tech in Computer Science from India.

 

Noman Bashir
Knowles 206
nbashir@umass.edu
Noman is a PhD student with research interests in smart grids, smart homes, and renewable energy systems. He received his MS Energy Systems Engineering and BS in Electrical Engineering from Pakistan. Prior to joining UMass with Fulbright Scholarship, he has worked as a Research Assistant at AdCom and SysNet research labs in Pakistan.

 

Masters Students

Jiannan Tian
Knowles 206
jiannantian@umass.edu

Jiannan is a Masters thesis student with research interests in distributed computing.

 

Lurdh Pradeep Reddy Ambati
Knowles 206
lambati@umass.edu

Pradeep is a Masters thesis student with research interests in smart homes.

 

Justin Mills
Knowles 206
jrmills@umass.edu

Justin is a Masters thesis student with research interests in smart homes.

 

Lab Alumni

Zain Mustafa

Zain was a Masters student with research interests in sustainable computing and distributed systems with applications to “big data”. He joined UMass with Fulbright Scholarship in 2012.
After graduation from UMass, Zain’s first employment was at LMKT with work focussed on big data analytics.

 

 

Xue Ouyang
Knowles 206
ouyang@umass.edu

Xue was a Masters thesis student with research interests in cloud computing and data analytics. She is presently working at Amazon.

 

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