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Dr Peter Garraghan

Lecturer in Distributed Systems

Peter Garraghan

InfoLab21

LA1 4WA

Lancaster

Tel: +44 1524 510306

Research overview

Distributed systems, ICT energy & sustainability, datacentres, systems security, resource management.

PhD supervision

I am happy to explore and supervise topics within distributed systems, energy, resource scheduling, security, and dependability research. If you have your own ideas for a research project you would like to pursue, feel free to contact me to discuss further.

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Peter Garraghan is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Computer Science and has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles within the field of distributed systems. His research expertise is empirically studying and improving the performance, resilience, and sustainability of massive-scale distributed systems (Cloud computing, Datacentres) in the face of societal and environmental change.

Peter has industrial experience building large-scale production distributed systems, and has worked and collaborated internationally with the likes of Alibaba Group, Microsoft, BT, STFC, CONACYT, and the UK datacenter and IoT industry.

Research Interests

  • Datacenters, Cloud computing, Fog computing, clusters
  • Energy-efficient & sustainable computing at scale
  • CPU & GPU cluster resource scheduling
  • Fault tolerance & recovery.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of Leeds, UK)

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