A Short Biography of Hong Jiang

Hong Jiang received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering in 1982 from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; the M.A.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering in 1987 from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; and the PhD degree in Computer Science in 1991 from the Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. He is currently Wendell H. Nedderman Endowed Professor and Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to joining UTA, he served as a Program Director at National Science Foundation (2013.1-2015.8) and he was at University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 1991, where he was Willa Cather Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. At UNL, he has graduated 13 Ph.D. students who upon their graduations either landed academic tenure-track positions in Ph.D.-granting US institutions or were employed by major US IT corporations. He has also supervised more than 15 post-doc fellows and visiting scholars. 


His present research interests include computer architecture, computer storage systems and parallel I/O, high-performance computing, big data computing, cloud computing, performance evaluation.  He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. He has over 200 publications in major journals and international Conferences in these areas, including IEEE-TPDS, IEEE-TC, ACM-TACO, JPDC, ISCA, MICRO, USENIX ATC, FAST, LISA, ICDCS, IPDPS, MIDDLEWARE, OOPLAS, ECOOP, SC, ICS, HPDC, INFOCOM, ICPP, etc., and his research has been supported by NSF, DOD, industry and the States of Nebraska and Texas. Dr. Jiang is a Fellow of IEEE, and Member of ACM.


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