Cloud Computing: Virtual Clusters, Data Security, and Disaster Recovery

  • Kai Hwang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5871)


Dr. Kai Hwang is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of Internet and Cloud Computing Lab at the Univ. of Southern California (USC). He received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Univ. of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining USC, he has taught at Purdue Univ. for many years. He has also served as a visiting Chair Professor at Minnesota, Hong Kong Univ., Zhejiang Univ., and Tsinghua Univ. He has published 8 books and over 210 scientific papers in computer science/engineering.

He was awarded an IEEE Fellow in 1986 for making significant contributions in computer architecture, digital arithmetic, and parallel processing. He received the 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award from China Computer Federation for his leadership roles in high-performance computing research and higher education. Dr. Hwang has produced over 21 Ph.D. students and supervised postdoctoral researchers at USC and Purdue. He has delivered two dozens of keynote addresses in major IEEE/ACM Conferences. He has performed advisory and consulting work for IBM, Intel, MIT Lincoln Lab., Academia Sinica, ETL in Japan, and INRIA in France.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Hwang
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  1. 1.University of Southern CaliforniaUSA

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