Daniel Grosu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Wayne State University
5057 Woodward
Suite 14001.4
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Tel: (313) 577 5171
Fax: (313) 577 6868
E-mail: dgrosu@wayne.edu

NEWS

NSF S&AS grant awarded to our team!
Paper (co-authored with Safraz) selected as the Featured Article for the IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems July 2017 Issue.
Congratulations to Tayebeh, who received the Best Poster Award at MICWIC 2017!
Congratulations to Safraz, who joined Omniscience as a Data Scientist!
Congratulations to Lena, who received the 2016 IEEE TCSC Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award!
SC Member for: ACM EC NetEcon 2017. Please consider submitting a paper and participating!
PC Member for: IEEE ICDCS 2017; IEEE CLOUD 2017; IEEE CloudCom 2017; IEEE EDGE 2017; ISPDC 2017; ICA3PP 2017 Please consider submitting a paper and participating!
Keynote Speaker at ISPDC 2016.
Chair: Cloud Management and Operations Area, IEEE CLOUD 2016. Please consider submitting a paper and participating!
PC Member for: IEEE ICDCS 2016; ACM SIGMETRICS NetEcon 2016; IEEE CLOUD 2016; IEEE BigData Congress 2016. Please consider submitting a paper and participating!
Guest Editor, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (ISPDC 2016 Special Issue)
JPDC 2013 paper (co-authored with Sharrukh) in top 25 most cited Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing articles published since 2011 (as of Jan. 2016)
Paper (co-authored with Mahyar, Lena, and Babu) selected as finalist for the IBM Research Service Science Best Student Paper Award (INFORMS 2015).
Congratulations to Lena, who will be joining The University of Delaware as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in Fall 2015.
Article (co-authored with Mahyar and Lena) featured in the April-June 2015 issue of Cloud-Link (presented by the IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative).
Chair and organizer: Invited Session on Cloud Computing at INFORMS 2015.
Received The 2015 College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award.
My Ph.D. student Safraz Rampersaud received the 2015 IEEE IC2E Doctoral Symposium Best Presentation Runner-Up Award
My Ph.D. student Lena Mashayekhy received the 2015 Michael E. Conrad Graduate Research Publication Award (awarded by the Department of Computer Science to a graduate student who has published the most significant research article during the previous year).
My Ph.D. student Safraz Rampersaud received the 2015 Stephen P. Hepler Memorial Award (awarded by the Department of Computer Science).
My Ph.D. student Safraz Rampersaud received the 2015 Engineering Student and Faculty Board Outstanding Faculty Award (awarded by WSU College of Engineering).
My Ph.D. student Lena Mashayekhy received the 2015 Engineering Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Student Award (awarded each year by the EAA WSU College of Engineering to one outstanding graduate student).
PC Member for: IEEE CLOUD 2015; IEEE BigData Congress 2015. Please consider submitting a paper and participating!
Guest Editor, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (ISPDC 2015 Special Issue)
SC Member for: ACM SIGMETRICS/EC NetEcon 2015. Please consider submitting a paper and participating!
My Ph.D. student Lena Mashayekhy received the 2015 Olbrot Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Research (awarded by the WSU College of Engineering).
PC Co-Chair for: ISPDC 2015. Please consider submitting a paper and participating!

Education

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2003
M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2002
B.Sc., Automatic Control, Technical University of Iasi, Romania, 1994

Research Interests

cloud computing; distributed systems; parallel and distributed algorithms;
approximation algorithms; scheduling and load balancing; network security;
topics at the border
between computer science, game theory and economics.

Professional Affiliations

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
ACM SIGACT (Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory)
ACM SIGECOM (Special Interest Group on Electronic Commerce)
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
IEEE Computer Society
IEEE Technical Committee on Distributed Processing

Erdös Number

My Erdös number is 4.
Grosu (4) <-- Leung (3) <-- Karlin (2) <-- Szego (1) <-- Erdös (0)

Academic Genealogy

My academic genealogy via doctoral advisors:

Grosu (2003) <-- Chronopoulos (1987) <-- Gear (1960) <-- Taub (1935) <-- Robertson (1925)
<-- Bell (1912) <-- Cole (1886) <-- Felix Klein (1868) <-- Lipschitz (1853) <-- Dirichlet (1827)
<-- Poisson (1800) / Fourier (?) <-- Lagrange (?) <-- Euler (1726) <-- Johann Bernoulli (1694)
<-- Jacob Bernoulli (1684) <-- Leibniz (1666) <-- Huygens (1655) <-- van Schooten (1635)
<-- Golius (1612) <-- Erpenius (1608) <-- Scaliger (1563) <-- Turnebe (1532) <-- Toussain (1521)
<-- Bude (1491) <-- Lascaris (1472) <-- Bessarion (1436) <-- Plethon Gemistos (1393)
<-- Demetrios Kydones (1333-1397) <-- Nilos Kabasilas (1298-1363) <-- Gregory Palamas (1296-1359)
<-- Nicephorus Gregoras (1295-1360) <-- Theodore Metochites (1270-1332) <-- Manuel Bryennius (1260 ?)
<-- Georgius Pachymeres (1242-1316) <-- Georgius Acropolites (1217-1282)
<-- Nicephorus Blemmydes (1197-1272) <-- Theodoros Prodromos (1100-1158)
<-- Michael Italikos (1100 ?) <-- Theodore of Smyrna (1060 ?) <-- John Italus (1019-1082)
<-- Michael Psellos (1018-1078) <-- John Mauropous (990-1092)