Ningfang Mi

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Northeastern University
Office: 302 Dana Research Center
Phone: (617)373-3028
Fax: (617)373-8970

Ningfang Mi is an Associate Professor in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. She received her Ph.D. from the College of William and Mary, Department of Computer Science in August 2009, under the guidance of Prof. Evgenia Smirni. She received her M.S in Computer Science from University of Texas at Dallas in 2004 and her B.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University in 2000. She was a recipient of 2015 NSF CAREER Award, 2014 AFOSR Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award and 2010 IBM Faculty Award.


Dr. Ningfang Mi is the Director of the Northeastern University Computer Systems Research Laboratory (NUCSRL). Her research focuses on:

  • Capacity Planning
  • Resource Management
  • Storage Systems
  • MapReduce/Hadoop Scheduling
  • Cloud Computing
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Workload Characterization
  • Simulation
  • Virtualization


Honors and Awards

  • 2020 The Outstanding Student Paper Award at IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC)
  • 2018 The Best Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD).
  • 2017 The Best Paper Award at 36th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC).
  • 2015 The NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
  • 2014 The Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award.
  • 2010 The IBM Faculty Award.

Curriculum Vitae

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