Rafael Ferreira da Silva



Ph.D., Computer Science, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France, 2013
M.S., Computer Science, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, 2010
B.S., Computer Science, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Brazil, 2007


I am a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Southern California, and a Research Lead in the Science Automation Technologies (SciTech) group at the USC Information Sciences Institute.

Research Interests:

Modeling and Simulation of Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems
Cloud Computing, Grid Computing, HPC, Scalability

Scientific Workflows
Energy-efficiency, Resource Provisioning, Scheduling, Optimization, Fault-tolerance, Modeling

Computational Reproducibility
Reproducible Results, Data Preservation

Data Science
Workload Trace Analysis, User Behavior

For more information, please visit my personal website: http://rafaelsilva.com.