Albert Zomaya#


Albert Zomaya
Email:albert.zomaya 'at' sydney.edu.au
Membership Number:4962
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRALIA
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:azomaya
Elected:2019
ORCID:0000-0002-3090-1059
Twitter:@albertzomaya
Linkedin:https://au.linkedin.com/in/albert-zomaya-6244a0
Homepage: http://www.it.usyd.edu.au/~azom0780


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009 – present Director, Centre for Distributed and High Performance Computing, University of Sydney, Australia
  • 2008 - present Chair Professor of High Performance Computing & Networking, School of Computer Science, University of Sydney
  • 2010 - 2014 (5 years) Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow, School of Computer Science, University of Sydney
  • 2003 - 2007 Director, Advanced Networks Research Group, School of Computer Science, University of Sydney
  • 2003 - 2006 Deputy–Director, Sydney University Biological Informatics and Technology Centre
  • 2002 - 2007 CISCO Systems Chair Professor of Internetworking, School of Computer Science, University of Sydney
  • 2006 - 2007 Head of School, School of Computer Science, University of Sydney
  • 1999 - 2001 Deputy Head of School, School of Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering, The University of Western Australia
  • 1992 - 2002 Director, Parallel Computing Research Laboratory, The University of Western Australia
  • 1990 - 2002 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Full Professor, School of Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering, The University of Western Australia

Fields of Scholarship
  • Parallel and distributed computing
  • Data centers
  • Sustainable computing
  • Complex systems
  • Mobile computing
  • Edge computing
  • Fog computing
  • Internet of Things

Honours and Awards
  • Recipient of the ACM MSWIM 2017 Reginald A. Fessenden Award, 20th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Miami, Florida (2017). The citation reads for his exceptional contributions to resource management and optimization in mobile cloud computing and wireless networking.
  • Recipient of a Prestigious Research Fellowship from Thousand Talents Program (foreign experts), Tianjin University, China (2017)
  • Founding Editor–in–Chief , IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE, USA (2016–).
  • The IEEE Computer Society’s 2014 Technical Achievement Award, the citation reads “For outstanding contributions to the solution of scheduling problems in parallel and distributed computing systems”. The IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award is given for outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology, usually within the past 10 years, and not more than 15, years
  • Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Royal Academy of Engineering, United Kingdom (2013)
  • IEEE TCPP Outstanding Service and Contributions Award, the award recognizes an individual (or a group of individuals) in the broader community who have made major professional service contribution to the parallel processing community. The award is sponsored by the IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (2011)
  • IEEE TCSC Medal of Excellence in Scalable Computing, the award recognizes an individual who made significant and sustained contributions to the scalable computing community through the IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC), coupled with an outstanding record of high quality and high impact research (2011) (citation: For Significant Contributions through research, publications, software, systems, and board service)
  • International Ventures Endowed Visiting Chair Professor in Distributed Computing and Applications, Tsinghua University, China (2011–2015)
  • Distinguished Speaker, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), USA (2011–2014).
  • Editor–in–Chief , IEEE Transactions on Computers, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE, USA (2011–) (first non–USA based editor in chief of this Transactions which is one of the oldest publications in the field of Computing)
  • Australian Research Council Professorial Fellowship, Australian Research Council, a five–year project titled “Holistic Energy–Aware Scheduling for Distributed Computing Systems” (a total of 27 projects funded across all disciplines) (2010–2014)
  • Golden Core Recognition, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE, USA (2006)
  • Fellow, The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for ‘distinguished contributions to the development of scheduling techniques for parallel and distributed computing and the design of parallel algorithms’ (2006)
  • Distinguished Member, The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The Distinguished Engineer Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience and five years of continuous Professional Membership who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field (2006)
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) for ‘contributions to the solution of scheduling problems in parallel computing systems’ (2004)
  • Fellow, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (previously known as the Institution of Electrical Engineers–IEE) , United Kingdom (2001).
  • Meritorious Service Award, IEEE Computer Society (2000)
  • Edgeworth David Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales, Australia, for ‘distinguished contributions to Australian science by a scientist under the age of 35’ (1998) (The Royal Society of New South Wales is the oldest learned society in the southern hemisphere, tracing its origin to the Philosophical Society of Australasia, founded in Sydney in 1821)

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