August 16th, 2023
Starting Academic Year 23/24 visiting professor Zhiling Lan joins as faculty in the Department of Computer Science and EVL. Dr. Lan comes with significant expertise in high-performance computing and parallel/distributed systems. Prior to her tenure at UIC, she was a professor of Computer Science, at the Illinois Institute of Technology between 2002 and 2023. She is also a guest research faculty at Argonne National Laboratory.
Dr. Lan also heads the SPEAR (Systems for Performance, Energy, And Resiliency) lab, which conducts research spanning various areas of parallel and distributed systems including cluster management, interconnection networking, performance modeling and simulation, power and energy efficiency, and fault tolerance. SPEAR’smission is to unify systems and AI, where we are committed to creating software systems to expedite AI applications and exploring advanced AI technologies to tackle critical research challenges in computer systems.