Devesh Tiwari

Assistant Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Research Focus

Large scale high-performance computing systems; Data-intensive computing; cloud computing; machine learning and big data analytics; quantum computing

About

Devesh’s research focus revolves around designing sustainable, resilient, and scalable systems with special emphasis on understanding and exploiting cross-layer interactions. His research interest also involves applying high performance computing and data analytics expertise to emerging inter-disciplinary research domains. His research publications have received best paper award nominations at conferences including Supercomputing (SC), Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), and Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS). His work has appeared in various conferences such as USENIX FAST, SC, DSN, HPCA, MICRO, IPDPS, and have been covered by the news media including Slashdot and HPCWire.

Before joining Northeastern, Devesh was a staff scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a flagship multiprogram science and technology national laboratory of the United States Department of Energy (DOE). Devesh earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University. Before that, he obtained his B.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur in India.

Honors & Awards

  • 2021 Rising Star in Dependability Award, IEEE TC on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance

Research Overview

Large scale high-performance computing systems; Data-intensive computing; cloud computing; machine learning and big data analytics; quantum computing

Selected Research Projects

  • HARMONIA: New Methods for Colocating Multiple QoS-Sensitive Jobs
    • – Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation
  • REYAZ: Reliability-Aware Job Scheduling for HPC Systems
    • Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation
  • FLECHA: Accurate and Efficient Fault Injection Methodologies for Large-Scale Parallel Programs
    • – Principal Investigator, Department of Energy/Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
  • MEWA: New Methods for Performance Benchmarking and Evaluation of Emerging Data-Intensive Workloads on Heterogeneous Computing Accelerators
    • – Principal Investigator, Air Force Research Lab/MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • North East Storage Exchange
    • – Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation/ Boston University

Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • S. Lu, B. Luo, T. Patel, Y. Yao, D. Tiwari, W. Shi, Making Disk Failure Predictions SMARTer!, Proceedings of the 18th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), 2020
  • T. Patel, B. Li, R.B. Roy, D. Tiwari, UREQA: Leveraging Operation-Aware Error Rates for Effective Quantum Circuit Mapping on NISQ-Era Quantum Computers, Proceedings of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), 2020
  • T. Patel, D. Tiwari, PERQ: Fair and Efficient Power Management of Power-Constrained Large-Scale Computing Systems, Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC), 2019
  • T. Patel, S. Byna, G.L. Lockwood, D. Tiwari, Revisiting I/O Behavior in Large-Scale Storage Systems: The Expected and the Unexpected, Proceedings of the 32th IEEE/ACM Int’l Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), 2019
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In the Media

Aug 25, 2021

Northeastern University Computer Engineer Troubleshoots the World’s Fastest Supercomputers

ECE Assistant Professor Devesh Tiwari was featured in the HPC Wire article “Northeastern University Computer Engineer Troubleshoots the World’s Fastest Supercomputers.”

The back of computer servers.

Faculty

Aug 18, 2021

Keeping Supercomputers Running Effectively

ECE Assistant Professor Devesh Tiwari has developed methods to find and predict hardware failures and optimize the data storage in the world’s fastest supercomputers.

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Faculty

Jul 13, 2021

HARMONIA: Improved Data Center Resource Management

ECE Assistant Professor Devesh Tiwari, in collaboration with Mississippi State University, is leading a $500K NSF grant for creating “HARMONIA: New Methods for Colocating Multiple QoS-Sensitive Jobs.”

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Faculty

May 06, 2021

Tiwari Receives DSN-2021 Rising Star in Dependability

ECE Assistant Professor Devesh Tiwari was selected to receive the DSN-2021 Rising Star in Dependability for outstanding contributions and potential for creative ideas and innovative research in the field of dependable and resilient computer systems and networks.

David Kaeli, Yanzhi Wang, Xue Lin, and Devesh Tiwari

Faculty

Sep 16, 2020

Using a Heterogeneous Multi-GPU Cluster to Support Exploration at Scale

ECE Professor David Kaeli and Assistant Professors Yanzhi Wang, Xue Lin, and Devesh Tiwari were awarded a $570K NSF grant for the “Acquisition of a Heterogeneous Multi-GPU Cluster to Support Exploration at Scale.”

Faculty

Jul 08, 2019

Exploring New Territories in HPC Job Scheduling

ECE Assistant Professor Devesh Tiwari was awarded a $500K NSF grant for “REYAZ: Reliability-Aware Job Scheduling for HPC Systems.”

Faculty

Sep 20, 2017

Tiwari Selected as Program Area Vice Chair for IPDPS

ECE Assistant Professor Desesh Tiwari was selected to be the Program Area Vice Chair for the 32nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium which is one of the leading conferences in high performance parallel and distributed computing.

Jan 20, 2017

New Faculty Spotlight: Devesh Tiwari

Devesh Tiwari joins the Electrical & Computer Engineering department in January 2017 as an Assistant Professor.

Faculty

Jan 13, 2017

Increasing the Reliability of Supercomputing

ECE Assistant Professor Devesh Tiwari is researching methods to improve supercomputing by making large-scale, data-intensive computing more efficient, more reliable, and more sustainable so innovation can flourish.

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