Publications

Conference Papers

  • Kishwar Ahmed, Kazutomo Yoshii, and Samia Tasnim, “Thermal-Aware Power Capping Allocation Model for High Performance Computing Systems,“ to appear at International Conference on Computation Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI 2019).
  • Kishwar Ahmed, and Jason Liu, “Simulation of Energy-Efficient Demand Response for High Performance Computing Systems,“ to appear at the Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2019).
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Jesse Bull, and Jason Liu, “Contract-Based Demand Response Model for HPC Systems,” in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA 2018), Melbourne, Australia, December 2018. DOI 10.1109/BDCloud.2018.00091. [paper]
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Jason Liu, and Kazutomo Yoshii, “Enabling Demand Response for HPC Systems Through Power Capping and Node Scaling,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC 2018), Exeter, UK, June 2018. DOI 10.1109/HPCC/SmartCity/DSS.2018.00133. [paper] (Acceptance rate: 30%)
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Jason Liu, Abdel-Hameed Badawy, and Stephan Eidenbenz, “A Brief History of HPC Simulation and Future Challenges,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2017), Las Vegas, NV, December 2017. DOI 10.1109/WSC.2017.8247804. [paper]
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Jason Liu, and Xingfu Wu, “An Energy Efficient Demand-Response Model for High Performance Computing Systems,” in Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on the Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2017)), Banff, AB, Canada, September 2017. DOI 10.1109/MASCOTS.2017.25. [paper] (Acceptance rate: 23.8%)
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Jason Liu, Stephan Eidenbenz, and Joe Zerr, “Scalable Interconnection Network Models for Rapid Performance Prediction of HPC Applications,” in Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC 2016), Sydney, Australia, December 2016. DOI 10.1109/HPCC-SmartCity-DSS.2016.0151. [paper]
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Mohammad Obaida, Jason Liu, Stephan Eidenbenz, Nandakishore Santhi, and Guillaume Chapuis, “An Integrated Interconnection Network Model for Large- Scale Performance Prediction,” in Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM-PADS 2016), Banff, AB, Canada, May 2016. DOI 10.1145/2901378.2901396. [paper]
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Mohammad A. Islam, and Shaolei Ren, “A Contract Design Approach for Colocation Data Center Demand Response,” In Proceedings of the 34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD 2015), Austin, TX, November 2015. DOI 10.1145/2901378.2901396. [paper] (Acceptance rate: 24.6%)
  • Mohammad A. Islam, Kishwar Ahmed, Shaolei Ren, and Gang Quan, “Exploiting Temporal Diversity of Water Efficiency to Make Data Center Less “Thirsty”,” In Proceedings of the 11th USENIX International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2014), Philadelphia, PA, June 2014. [paper] (Acceptance rate: 20.3%)
  • Samia Tasnim, Mohammad Ataur Rahman Chowdhury, Kishwar Ahmed, Niki Pissinou, and S. S. Iyengar, “Location Aware Code Offloading on Mobile Cloud with QoS Constraint,” In Proceedings of the 11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC 2014), Las Vegas, NV, January 2014. DOI 10.1109/CCNC.2014.6866551. [paper]
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Shaolei Ren, Vance Turnewitsch, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos, “Online Credibility Optimization and Power Control for Secure Mobile Crowdsourcing,” In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing (Allerton 2013), Monticello, IL, October 2013. DOI 10.1109/Allerton.2013.6736705. [paper]

Book Chapter

  • Kishwar Ahmed, Shaolei Ren, Yuxiong He, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos, “Online Resource Management for Carbon-Neutral Cloud Computing,” Handbook on Data Centers, Edited by Samee Ullah Khan and Albert Y. Zomaya, March 2015. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2092-1_20. [chapter]

Journal Paper

  • Mohammad A. Islam, Kishwar Ahmed, Hong Xu, Nguyen H. Tran, Gang Quan, and Shaolei Ren, “Exploiting Spatio-Temporal Diversity for Water Saving in Geo-Distributed Data Centers,” IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC 2016), February 2016. DOI 10.1109/TCC.2016.2535201. [paper] (Impact factor: 7.93)

Workshops Papers

  • Kishwar Ahmed, and Jason Liu, “Energy Demand Response Modeling for High Performance Computing Systems,” in Workshop on Modeling & Simulation of Systems and Applications (ModSim 2018), Seattle, WA, August 2018. [paper]
  • Kishwar Ahmed, Mohammad A. Islam, Shaolei Ren, and Gang Quan, “Can Data Center Become Water Self-Sufficient?,” in 6th Usenix Workshop on Power-Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower 2014) held with USENIX OSDI 2014, Broomfield, CO, October 2014. [paper] (Acceptance rate: 34%)

Posters

  • Kishwar Ahmed, and Jason Liu, “Energy Demand Response Modeling for High Performance Computing Systems,” in Workshop on Modeling & Simulation of Systems and Applications (ModSim 2018), Seattle, WA, August 2018. [poster]
  • Samia Tasnim, Kishwar Ahmed, Niki Pissinou, and S. S. Iyengar, “Offloading Code Efficiently on Mobile Cloud,” Poster in Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC 2015), Houston, TX, October 2015.