Shantenu Jha

Assistant Professor



Ph.D, Syracuse University, 2004
M.Sc, IIT Delhi, 1995

Academic Awards and Honours

  • IEEE/ACM Grid 2010 Keynote Speaker, Brussels (October 2010)
  • IEEE/ACM Grid 2009 Best Paper Award
  • Performance Challenge Award, TeraGrid 2008
  • International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’08) Best Paper
  • CCT Director’s Award 2008
  • International Supercomputing Conference, Life Sciences Award ISC’06
  • HPC Analytics Challenge Award, IEEE/ACM Supercomputing 2005.

Research Interests

  • High-Performance and Distributed Computing
  • Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering
  • Large-Scale Cyberinfrastructure for Science & Engineering

Sample Recent Publications

High-Performance and Distributed Computing:

  • A. Thota, A. Luckow and S. Jha, "Efficient Large-Scale Replica-Exchange Simulations on Production Infrastructure", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A (2011)
  • S. K. Ko, N. Kim, J. Kim, A. Thota and S. Jha, Efficient Runtime Environment for Coupled MultiPhysics Simulations: Dynamic Resource Allocation and Load-Balancing", IEEE CCGrid 2010
  • S. Jha, D. S. Katz, M. Parashar, O. Rana, and J. Weissman, "Critical Perspectives on Large-Scale Distributed Applications and Production Grids," Proceedings of the 10th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing 2009
  • A Luckow and S. Jha, Abtractions for Loosely-Coupled and Ensemble-based Simulations on Microsoft Azure", IEEE CloudCom 2010

Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering

  • C Miceli, M Miceli and S Jha, “Understanding Performance of Distributed Data-Intensive Applications”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A (2010)
  • H Martin, S Jha, P Coveney and Stefan Howorka, Determination of Free Energy Pro
    les for Translocation of Nucleic Acid Polymers throught alpha-HL Nanopores from Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulations", Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 5, (8), 2135-2148, (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ct9000894. (Cover Article)
  • W Huang, J Kim, S Jha and F Aboul-ela, “A mechanism for S-adenosyl methionine assisted formation of a riboswitch conformation: A small molecule with a strong arm”, Nucleic Acids Research, 2009, Vol.
    37, No. 19 6528-6539; DOI:10.1093/nar/gkp664

Large-Scale Cyberinfrastructure for Science & Engineering:

  • J Kim, S Maddineni, S Jha,” Characterizing Deep Sequencing Analytics Using BFAST: Towards a Scalable Distributed Architecture for Next-Generation Sequencing Data”, Emerging Computational Methods in the Life Sciences 2011
  • S. Jha, D. Katz, A. Luckow, A. Merzky, and K. Stamou, “Understanding Scientific Applications for Clouds”, Cloud Computing Principles and Paradigms, Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing Series (2011)

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Contact No.: 

(848) 445-8537


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