November 8th, 2011

The Resource Allocation Group focuses its research work on modeling, optimizing and testing resource allocation policies in small-scale heterogeneous distributed-computing systems (DCS) consisting of geographically and/or logically distant computational elements (CEs) which can be affected by severe long-term damages such as those inflicted by weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Main Sponsors
Defense Threat Reduction Agency, “Robust Functionality and Active Data Management for Cooperative Networks in the Presence of WMD Stressors.”
PIs: Profs. Majeed M. Hayat and Patrick Bridges, funding $400,000, Jul. 25, 2007 – Mar. 30, 2009.

Defense Threat Reduction Agency, “An Adaptive Probabilistic Approach for Maximal Reliability of Distributed Networks in the Presence of WMD Stressors.”
PI: Prof. Majeed M. Hayat. Co-PIs. Profs. Yasamin Mostofi and Patrick Bridges, funding $880,000 (over 2 years); Aug. 15, 2008 – Aug. 14, 2010.

Defense Threat Reduction Agency, “Paradigms for Survivability of Cyber-Infrastructure Backbone Networks Against WMD Attacks.”
PI: Prof. Nasir Ghani. Co-PI: Prof. Majeed M. Hayat, funding $450,000, Apr. 1, 2009 – Mar. 31, 2012.

Qatar National Research Fund (via sub-award from Qatar University), “New Paradigm for Robust Cloud Networking Services,” supported by the NPRP 5-137-2-045 grant from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of the Qatar Foundation).
UNM PI: Prof. Majeed M. Hayat; Prime Institution PI: Prof. Khaled Bashir Shaban, Qatar University; Co-PIs: Prof. Nasir Ghani, University of South Florida, and Prof. Chadi Assi, Concordia University, Canada.

Other Sponsor
This material/page is based upon work supported by the National  Science Foundation under ITR Grants No. ANI-0312611 and ANI-0312182.

“Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.”

Latest update: November 8th, 2011.´╗┐

Paper Accepted in Conference

November 8th, 2011

The paper titled “A probabilistic multi-tenant model for virtual machine mapping in cloud systems” by Wang, Hayat, Ghani and Shaban was accepted in The Third IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking to be held in Luxemburg, October 8-10, 2014.

Journal Paper Accepted

November 8th, 2010

The paper titled “ Reliability of Heterogeneous Distributed Computing Systems in the Presence of Correlated Failures” was accepted for its publication in IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems.

Paper Invited to Conference

February 13th, 2010

The paper titled “Decentralized Load Balancing for Improving Reliability in Heterogeneous Distributed Systems,” by Pezoa, Dhakal and Hayat, was accepted in The International Workshop on Design, Optimization and Management of Heterogeneous Networked Systems (DOM-HetNetS’09), in conjunction with ICPP’09.

New Website

February 13th, 2010

This new website has been online since February 13th, 2010. Formerly, this website was know as The Load Balancing group, which was online since August 11, 2005.