Alma Riska

Alma Riska is currently a Research Staff Member at Seagate Research Center in Pittsburgh, PA.She completed her PhD at the Computer Science Department of the College of William & Mary in December 2002. In her PhD, She extended and developed a new aggregation-based methodology, called ETAQA, that efficiently solves Markov processes of M/G/1 and QBD type. She used these type of processes to model and analyze clustered Web servers.

Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang is working in the Microsoft Windows Server Performance Team as a Research Engineer. She got her Ph.D degree from Department of Computer Science at College of William and Mary in december 2006. Her advisor is Evgenia Smirni. Before joining the college of William and Mary, she received her MS degree from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2001 and her BS degree from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 1998, both in computer science.

Eddy Z. Zhang

Eddy Z. Zhang is a PhD candidate at the Computer Science department of College of William and Mary. She has obtained an M.S. in Computer Science at the College of William and Mary with a Computational Operations Research Specialization (COR). She is now continuing on her Ph.D. in Computer Science under the supervision of Prof. Evgenia Smirni. She is working on workload characterization and performance prediction models in systems under time-varying workloads. .

Evgenia Smirni

Evgenia Smirni is an Associate Professor at the computer science department of College of William and Mary. She is the research group director and PI of several NSF grants. Her research interests include: Performance Evaluation, Models for Computer Performance Prediction, Scheduling/Load Balancing, Workload Characterization, Web Servers, Markov Chains, Matrix-Analytic Methods, Departure Process, Performance Tools.

Latest News

    New Matlab Script Version

    A Matlab Version ETAQA has been implemented and ready for test! Check the examples.

    New MAMSolver Site Live

    The MAMSolver website has been renovated.