Atefeh Khosravi

 

PhD Candidate @

Department of Computing and Information Systems

The University of Melbourne

Australia

 

Email: atefehk@student.unimelb.edu.au

Room 7.12, Doug McDonell Building,

The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010,

Australia


About Me

I'm a PhD candidate at Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory Of Computer Science at University of Melbourne, under the supervision of Prof. Rajkumar Buyya. Before entering the University of Melbourne, I received my M.Sc. degree of Computer Engineering in 2011 and my B.Sc. degree of Information Technology Engineering in 2008, both from the Amirkabir University of Technology.


Research Interests

My research interests include: Cloud computing, Energy and carbon-efficient computing, Distributed systems, Interconnection networks design, High-speed router architecture, Broadband communications, Network protocols and services.


Education

-  Ph.D. in Computer Science, Department of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, Australia, 2012-till now.

-  M.Sc. in Computer Architecture Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 2008-2011. (GPA: 18.37/20)

-  B.Sc. In Information Technology Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 2004-2008. (GPA: 16.29/20)

-  Diploma in Mathematics and Physics, The High School Affiliated to the University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran, 2000-2004. (GPA: 19.57/20)


Awards and Honors

-  Obtained the Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship Award, IEEE Computer Society, 2013.

-  Obtained the Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship (MATS), The University of Melbourne, 2013.

-  Obtained the Google PhD Travel Prize, Google Australia, 2013.

-  Obtained the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) from the department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Australian Government, 2012-2015.

-  Ranked 3rd among M.Sc. students of Computer Architecture major, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2011.

-  Privileged student for studying M.Sc. without entrance exam, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2008.

-  Ranked 4th among B.Sc. students of Information Technology major, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2008.

-  Ranked 756th among more than 500,000 participants in the national university entrance exam for B.Sc. degree, 2004.

-  Qualified for Second Round of National Olympiad in Chemistry, 2002.

-  Ranked 1st in the Annual Physics Lab. Olympiad, Sanandaj, Iran, 2002.

-  Ranked 1st in the Annual Chemistry Lab. Olympiad, Sanandaj, Iran, 2002.

-  Ranked 1st in the Annual Chemistry Lab. Olympiad, Sanandaj, Iran, 2001.

-  Accepted to study in The High School Affiliated to the University of Kurdistan as a result of being top 1% among all the participants taking the entrance exam, 2000.


Publications

Article

-  Atefeh Khosravi, “An Introduction to Cloud Computing and Challenges”, Uplink, Journal of IEEE Victorian Section, Jul. 2014, pp. 6-7.

Conference Paper

-  Atefeh Khosravi, Saurabh Kumar Garg, and Rajkumar Buyya, “Energy and Carbon-Efficient Placement of Virtual Machines in Distributed Cloud Data Centers”, Proceedings of the 19th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par’13), Aug. 2013, Springer, Aachen, Germany, pp. 317-328.

-  Atefeh Khosravi, Siavash Khorsandi, Mohammad K. Akbari, "Hyper Node Torus: A New Interconnection Network for High Speed Packet Processors", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (CNDS’11), Feb. 2011, pp. 106-110.

Thesis

-  M.Sc. Thesis: "Analysis and Design of High Speed Network Processor Architecture with respect to Off-chip Memory-CMP Interconnection Network" , Advisor: Dr. Siavash Khorsandi, Co-Advisor: Dr. Mohamad Kazem Akbari, Fall 2010.

-  B.Sc. Thesis: "Analyzing of eTOM Standard and Designing SLA Management for Iran Telecommunication Company", Advisor: Dr. Siavash Khorsandi, Summer 2008.

Seminar

-  M.Sc. Seminar: "High Speed Network Processors Architecture", Advisor: Dr. Siavash Khorsandi, Fall 2009.


Academic Activities

Teaching

-  Instructor for Computer Networks Laboratory, Undergraduate Courses, Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, Fall 2011.

-  Co-Teacher in Computer Networks Design Course, Graduate Courses, Virtual Education Center of the Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, Fall 2010--2011.

-  Co-Teacher in Advanced Computer Networks Course, Graduate Courses, Virtual Education Center of the Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, Spring 2010--2011.

Leaderships

-  Treasurer, IEEE Victorian Section, Computer Society Chapter, Dec. 2012-till now.

-  Vice-Chair, IEEE Student Branch, The University of Melbourne, Jul.2014-Oct. 2014.

-  Treasurer, IEEE Student Branch, The University of Melbourne, Sep. 2012-Jun. 2014.

-  Vice-Chair, IEEE Woman in Engineering-Student Affinity Group, The University of Melbourne, Oct. 2012-Feb. 2014.

-  Computing and Information Systems Postgraduate Group Seminar Coordinator, The University of Melbourne, Mar. 2012-Apr. 2013.

-  Student Executive Committee of 1st International Information and Knowledge Technology Conference, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2005.

Memberships

-  IEEE Computer Society, Since Mar. 2012.

-  Alumni Association of Amirkabir University of Technology, Since 2008.


Professional Experience

IEEE Victorian Section

-  Intern Placement and fully Involved in Section Affairs, Feb. 2014-Feb. 2015.

IEEE Computer Society

-  IEEE Computer Society Student Ambassador, Serve as a Liaison between the IEEE Computer Society Member and Geographic Activities Board (MGAB) and Student Members in the Region, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2015.

Telstra and CEET (Center for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications), The University of Melbourne

-  Vocational Placement on Data Modeling for NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System) for Data Centers project, Aug-Nov. 2012.

HPCRC (High Performance Computing Research Center), Amirkabir University of Technology

-  Research Assistant on Developing Cloud Computing on the Amirkabir National Supercomputer, Jul. 2011- Jan. 2012.

ITRC (Iran Telecommunication Research Center) and TIC (Telecom. Infrastructure Company)

-  Data Center Services Design Engineer, Consulting and Supervisory of the Iran National Data Center Project, 2011.

Fava Pars Co., ITRC (Iran Telecommunication Research Center), and TIC (Telecom. Infrastructure Company)

-  Network Design Engineer, Comprehensive Consulting and Supervisory of the Iran National IP/MPLS Core Network Project, 2007-Jan. 2012.

-  Iran National IP/MPLS Network Management System ATP Test, OSS (HP Openview), 2010-2011.

-  Iran National IP/MPLS Cisco and Huawei Integration Design, 2010-2011.

-  Network Services Design (Inter-AS VPN, Multicast, L3VPN, VPLS), 2010-2011.

-  Design and Consultancy of Iran IP/MPLS Backbone Network, 2009-2010.

-  Iran IP/MPLS Backbone Network Test, 2009-2010.

-  Configuration and Implementation of Iran IP/MPLS Backbone Network, 2009-2010.

-  Configuration and Implementation of Qom Province Access Network, 2009-2010.

-  Configuration and Implementation of Ilam Province Access Network, 2009-2010.

-  Configuration and Implementation of Charmahal Province Access Network, 2009-2010.

-  Technical Network, Management and Security Detail Design Finalization of TIC IP/MPLS Network, 2009.

-  Conceptual and Detail Design of Iran IP Network (Core/Edge/Metro/Access) and preparation of RFP documents, 2007-2008.

-  Simulation and Evaluation of the Iran Telecom Network in OPNET Environment and Conceptual Design Documentations, 2007.

Fava Pars Co. and Amirkabir University of Technology

-  Network Design of Tehran Scientific and Research Network, 2006.

-  Designing and Simulation of Data network for Iran Data Communication Company, Feb. 2005-2006.


Technical Skills

Cloud Computing Platforms

-  CloudSim Simulator, Gridbus Broker, OpenStack

Network Design Concepts

-  TCP/IP, IS-IS, OSPF, RIP, BGP, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, RSVP, LDP, VoIP, Video On-Demand, Multicast, Quality of Service, Designing Enterprise and Carrier Networks, Inter and Intra AS Service Design)

Network Equipment and Configuration

-  Huawei: NE5000E Router, NE80E Router, Eudemon 8080E Firewall, Eudemon 1000E Firewall, NIP 1000 ID

-  Cisco: 7000, 6000, 3000, 2000 Router Series

-  ZTE: T1200 Router, T600 Router, 8905 Switch, 10800 BRAS

-  HP: DL380G5, DL380G6, DL580, BL870c and BL860c Servers

Network Design Tools

-  OPNET (Modeler & SP Guru & IT Guru ,VNE server)

-  GNS Network Simulator

-  Packet Tracer

Network Tester Devices

-  Spirent (Smartbits, TestCenter, Avalanche, Abacus)

Network Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Topology Detector

-  Netflow, Wireshark (Ethereal)

Programming and Script Languages

-  Java, C++, Assembly, Visual C, Pascal, MySQL, Java Script, PHP, HTML, XML

Network Management

-  Performance Management, Fault Management, Configuration Management, Accounting Management, Security management

Network Management Systems

-  HPOpenView OSS, ZTE NetNumen, Huawei DMS U2000

Business and IT Management Infrastructures

-  eTOM and ITIL


Language Skills

-  English - Fluent

-  Persian - Native Speaker


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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