Vana Venkataswamy

PhD. Candidate, Computer Science

Office: Rice Hall, Room 534

Email: vana-at-virginia-dot-edu

I am a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia. My advisor is Dr. Andrew Grimshaw. My research interests include Distributed Systems, File Systems and Cloud Storage.


  • Passed PhD Qualifying examination.

  • Thanks to NRAO (National Radio Astronomy Observatory) for inviting me to give a talk at VICO (Virginia Initiative on Cosmic Origins).

Papers and Publications

  • B., Bresnahan, J., Childers, L., Foster, I., Kandaswamy, G., Kettimuthu, R., Kordas, J., Link, M., Martin, S., Pickett, K. and Tuecke, S. Globus Online: Radical Simplification of Data Movement via SaaS. Communications of the ACM, Feb 2012. (Acknowledged contributor)
  • Prabu D., Andrew Aaron James, Vanamala V. , Vineeth Simon, Sanjeeb Kumar Deka, Sridharan R., Prahlada Rao B.B., and Mohanram N. An Efficient Run Time Interface for Heterogeneous Architecture of Large Scale Supercomputing System. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Computer and Information Engineering Vol:2, No:12, 2008.
  • D. Prabu, V. Vanamala , Sanjeeb Kumar Deka, R. Sridharan, Rao BB Prahlada, N Mohanram. Design and Implementation of a High Performance MPI for Large Scale Computing System. Fourth International Conference on Information Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, ITNG’07

  • Academic Activities

  • GradSWE (Society of Women Engineers), CS representative. 2017.
  • Presenter at Super Computing (SC) conference. 2013-2015.
  • Presenter at Open Grid Forum (OGF) conference. 2013.