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JANKI BHIMANI

Professor and Director, Data Management Research Lab (DaMRL) 

Janki Bhimani’s primary research focus revolves around Flash-Based Storage Systems, Big Data Processing, Cloud Computing, High-Performance Computing, and Parallel and Distributed Computing. Her research interest also includes Performance Modeling, Resource Management, and Capacity Planning for various emerging inter-disciplinary research domains. With her extraordinary expertise and extensive experience in the field of new emerging flash-based storage systems and devices, she has made significant contributions to the data storage management community. She is the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Research Award of 2019 from Northeastern University. She also received Best Paper Awards from flagship conferences. Her work is published in highly selective conferences and journals. She is also the main inventor of top graded patents. Hand-in-hand with her research, she is very passionate about teaching and mentoring. Prior to joining at Florida International University, she previously served Northeastern University as an instructor. She also closely worked with research scientists at Samsung Semiconductor Research Labs towards evolving flash-based SSDs. In her free time, Janki is a creative visual artist. Far from home, amidst nature, she finds her inspiration to paint. She enjoys understanding the impact of art on human psychology, and she can painterly bring motivation, healing, and encouragement through the canvas.

 

Graduate Students

Adnan Maruf
ADNAN MARUF
amaru009@fiu.edu
Adnan Maruf is a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at Florida International University (FIU), Miami. He received his B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Bangladesh. His research interests are storage systems, persistent memory, Key-Value SSD, system reliability, and distributed systems. Before joining the Ph.D. program at FIU, he worked as Sr. Software Engineer at Samsung R&D Institute, Bangladesh for three years.

Mnoj Pravakar Saha
MANOJ PRAVAKAR SAHA
msaha002@fiu.edu
Manoj P. Saha is a Ph.D. Candidate working with Prof. Janki Bhimani at Florida International University in Data Management Reserach Lab (DaMRL). His research focuses on flash-based storage systems, data management, and scalable systems. He is currently working on emerging Key-Value SSD technology. Prior to joining DaMRL, he earned a master’s in Computer Science from The University of Texas at El Paso, an MBA in Marketing from the Institute of Business Administration at the University of Dhaka, and a BS in Electronics and Telecommunication from North South University. He has worked in telecommunications, digital media and marketing industries for seven years.

 


Undergraduate Students


NATALIA VALENCIA
nvale010@fiu.edu
Natalia Valencia is a student completing her B.S. in Computer Science at Florida International University. Prior to that, she had earned a B.A. in Liberal Studies with a focus on Continental Philosophy and Postcolonial Theory. Her research interests include parallel computing, storage systems, and key valued SSDs

 


 

Collaborating Students


ASHIKEE GHOSH
aghos008@fiu.edu
 Ashikee Ghosh is a Ph.D. student in computer science at Florida International University (FIU), Miami. He received his B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET). His research interests are systems for machine learning, persistent memory, storage systems, and distributed systems. Before joining the Ph.D. program at FIU, he worked as Software Engineer at Reve Systems Ltd, Bangladesh for three years and as Software Engineer Intern at Samsung R&D Institute, Bangladesh.