Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 8/03 – 5/07
I attended Florida State University as a full time graduate student. During the summer
of 2005, I graduated with my Masters in Computer Science from Florida State University.
My Master's thesis is entitled PARAID: The Gear-Shifting Power-Aware RAID. My thesis shows
that by introducing a skewed stripping pattern the power consumption of a RAID storage device can be
Research Assistant 5/04 – 5/07
Advisor: Dr. An-I Andy Wang
My responsibilities as a research assistant for Dr. Wang are focused on conducting
research pertaining to storage devices and operating systems. Specifically, I have
performed research work on reducing the power consumption in RAID storage devices.
This research work involves programming the Linux operating system, conducting
empirical evaluations of RAID storage devices, and writing conference papers.
Teaching Assistant 9/04 – 12/04
As a teaching assistant for the undergraduate operating systems class at Florida
State University I assisted the instructor by planning, preparing, and delivering
the lab recitations. This work included preparing and grading lab assignments
dealing with programming various aspects of the Linux operating system. This
work also included delivering prepared lab recitations to three different sections
of students every week.
Teaching Assistant 1/04 – 4/04
Beginning and Advanced Java
As a teaching assistant for the beginning and advanced Java programming classes at
Florida State University I assisted the instructor on grading programming homework,
grading exams, and holding office hours to help students with their homework.