She links her research to education with new courses Cloud computing and Distributed Systems and has mentored over 820 graduate and undergraduate students in the School of Informatics and Computing. She has been an advisor to 8 Ph.D. students, two of whom graduated, and served on the research committee of 28 Ph.D. students. She supervised 48 Ph.D. and Master’s students for independent study course. She provided over 80 recommendation or reference letters for student applications of advanced study or career. She is committed to involving students from under-represented communities and in work with Minority Serving Institutions where she has hosted 27 HBCU STEM students in the SALSA laboratory. In addition, she supervised 6 IU undergraduate students for research. She organized the weeklong NCSA Big Data for Science workshop 2010, which was offered to over 300 graduate students from 10 universities across the nation. She received a Google Award to develop a new online course on Cloud Computing that combines Google’s course builder techniques with Cloud platforms as part of the Data Science program at Indiana University.

Current Students
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Selahattin Akkas

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Jiayu Li

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Jiang Miao


Yining Wang


Xiaoming Gao


Jerome Mitchell


Jaliya Ekanayake


Bingjing Zhang


Yang Ruan


Jong Youl Choi


Tak-Lon (Stephen) Wu


Zhenhua (Gerald) Guo


Seung-Hee Bae


Zhenghao Gu


Thilina Gunarathne

As Adviser of PhD Research Committee
  • Udayanga Wickramasinghe (2018)

  • Qian Luo (2018)

  • Jiang Miao (2018)

  • Pulasthi Supun Wickramasinghe (2017)

  • Zong Peng (2017)

  • Luyi Xing (2017)

  • Lei Wang (2016)

  • Quan Zhou(2016)

  • Jesun Saharia Firoz (2015) 

  • Saliya Ekanayake (2015)

  • Daniel Kogler (2015)

  • Yongan Zhao (2015)

  • Andrew Younge (2014)

  • Yuan Luo (2014)

  • Yangyi Chen (2014)

  • Isuru Suriarachchi (2014)

  • Milinda Pathirage (2014)

  • Miao Zhang (2013)

  • Supun Madhushanka Kamburugamuve (2013) 

  • Sumayah Alrwais (2013)

  • Jerome Mitchell (2013)

  • Zhenghua Guo (2012)

  • Jiaan Zeng (2012)

  • Hui Li (2012)

  • Yuan Luo (2012)

  • Thilina Gunarathne (2011)

  • Tak-Lon Wu (2011)

  • Yuan Yang (2011)

ISE & Data Science 

Indiana University

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