Current research interests (alphabetical): parallel algorithms, performance engineering, queueing theory, stochastic models, stochastic process algebra.
PhD from Imperial College in 1979 after spending two years doing real work in industry 1974-5.
Two books: Functional Programming, coauthored with Tony Field, and Performance Modelling of Communication Networks and Computer Architectures, coauthored with Naresh Patel.
Performance Evaluation, Resource Management, Queueing Theory
Research Associate working on the Intelligent Management of Big Data Storage (iBids) Project (2015-2017). PhD in Computing Research (2012-2015) under supervision of Professor Peter Harrison. Main interests include adaptive workload models, unsupervised learning techniques, hidden Markov models, queueing delay analysis, response time approximations and variants of processor sharing scheduling.
Performance modelling of software systems, self-* systems and self-tuning DBMS.
Working on spatial CTMC modelling techniques.
Maria Nika has received the Google Anita Borg scholarship in 2011. She is currently in the 2nd year of her PhD under the supervision of Dr. William Knottenbelt. Her research interests include the Quantitative Analysis of the Social Phenomena.
Head of the London e-Science Centre and Director of Imperial College Parallel Computing Centre.
Heads up the software performance optimisation research group.
Daniel works with Berc Rustem on financial modelling and optimisation.
PhD student in LeSC working on large-scale authentication systems.
Collaborator on all things PEPA; co-inventor of PEPAnets; functional programming guru (SML)
Inventor of the stochastic process algebra, PEPA, coinventor of the discrete spatial process algebra, PEPA nets. Interested in stochastic modelling for biological applications.
Worked on automatic spotting of product forms and re-use of models and solutions amongst a broad community via networked services.
SPAs, SPNs and efficient stochastic analysis; application of stochastic modelling to biological systems and internet security
Works on ipc and ipclib amongst other things.
Asynchronous iterative methods for the solution of linear systems.
Parallel and distributed tools and techniques; virtualised data storage systems.
Interests: scaling phenomena, GRID performance, stochastic processes
Current research interests include performance query specification with Performance Trees, parallel and distributed performance analysis, and stochastic modelling.
Queueing theorist; PEPA enthusiast/researcher; GRID convert; inventor of quasi-separability
Expert in performance modelling of RAID systems.
Formerly: Systems Manager, DoC Computing Support Group
Working on fluid-analysis of stochastic process algebra models on the AMPS project.
Interests: Model Checking, Stochastic Logic, CTMC/CTSMC, Wireless Communication, Hybrid Systems, Navigation and Tracking, Signal Estimation and Detection.
Working on AMPS project - Analysis of Massively Parallel Systems.
Semantics for concurrent programming languages and process algebra, in particular ambient calculus.