Ningfang Mi

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

News...


  • Dr. Mi received The 2015 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award!
  • Congratulations to Yi! His paper "Self-Adjusting Slot Configurations for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Hadoop Clusters" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), 2015.
  • Congratulations to Yi and Jason! Their paper "Admission Control in YARN Clusters Based on Dynamic Resource Reservation", has been accepted to the IFIP/IEEE Integrated Network Management Symposium (IM'15).
  • Dr. Mi is serving as Publicity Co-Chair of 12th Intl. ACM/IEEE/Usenix Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC'15), Grenoble, France, July 7-10, 2015.
  • Congratulations to Janki! Her abstract "Predicting the Performance of Machine Learning Algorithms running on Heterogeneous Computing Platforms" has been accepted by WiML 2014 as an poster presentation!
  • Congratulations to Yi! His paper "LsPS: A Job Size-Based Scheduler for Efficient Assignments in Hadoop" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), 2014.
  • Congratulations to Jianzhe on his successful Ph.D. thesis defense in July, 2014!
  • Congratulations to Jianzhe! His paper "Load balancing for cluster systems under heavy-tailed and temporal dependent workloads" has been accepted to Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (SIMPAT), 2014
  • Congratulations to Yi, Jiaying and Jason! Our paper "HASTE: Hadoop YARN Scheduling Based on Task-Dependency and Resource-Demand" has been accepted by IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (Cloud'14).
  • Congratulations to Jiaying and Yi! Our paper "FRESH: Fair and Efficient Slot Configuration and Scheduling for Hadoop Clusters" has been accepted by IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (Cloud'14).
  • Dr. Mi received The Air Force's Young Investigator Research (YIP) Award 2014!
  • Congratulations to Jianzhe! His paper "vFRM: Flash Resource Manager in VMware ESX Server" has been accepted by the IFIP/IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS'14).
  • Congratulations to Jianzhe Tai! His paper "Live Data Migration For Reducing SLA Violations In Multi-tiered Storage Systems" has been accepted by IEEE International Workshops on Cloud Analytics (IWCA'14).
  • Congratulations to Yi and Jiayin! Our paper "Using a Tunable Knob for Reducing Makespan of MapReduce Jobs in a Hadoop Cluster" has been accepted by the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (Cloud'13).
  • Congratulations to Yi! His paper "Scheduling Heterogeneous MapReduce Jobs for Efficiency Improvement in Enterprise Clusters" has been accepted by the IFIP/IEEE Integrated Network Management Symposium (IM'13).
  • Congratulations to Zhen, Jianzhe and Jiahui! Our paper "ADUS:Adaptive Resource Allocation in Cluster Systems under Heavy-Tailed and Bursty Workloads" has been accepted by the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'12)
  • Congratulations to Jianzhe and Juemin! Our paper "ArA: Adaptive Resource Allocation for Cloud Computing Environments under Bursty Workloads" has been accepted by the IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC'11).
  • Congratulations to Yi! His paper "DAT: An AP Scheduler using Dynamically Adjusted Time Windows for Crowded WLANs" has been accepted by the IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC'11).
  • Congratulations to Juemin and Jianzhe! Our paper "Decentralized Scheduling of Bursty Workload on Computing Grids" has been accepted by the Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'11).
  • Dr. Mi received 2010 The IBM Faculty Award!
  • Our lab received 2010 The AWS (Amazon Web Services) in Education Research Grant!

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