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Research Interests

Secure computation, distributed data management and cloud computing

Funded Research Projects

“Efficiently Reliable and Privacy Preserving Cloud Data Storage,” Lead PI, National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), 2016-2019, $810,000.

“The Garbled Computer: Towards Computing without Seeing (Phase I),” Lead PI, Exceptional National Priorities Research Program (NPRP-EP), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), 2015-2017, $1,750,000

“Scientific Data Management in the Cloud,” Lead PI, National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), 2012- 2015, $1,030,000.

“BioCloud: Algorithms, Tools and Infrastructure for High-Performance Next-Generation Bioinformatics on the Cloud,” Co-Lead PI, National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), April 2012-March 2015, $1,000,000.

“Trusted Computation-Intensive Services in Cloud Computing Environments,” Lead PI, National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), December 2010-Nov 2013, $1,015,000.

“Managing Private Data in the Cloud,” Co-Lead PI, NPRP, QNRF, December 2010-Nov 2013, $1,048,000.

“Qloud: Towards a Cloud Computing Infrastructure in Qatar to Target Regional Scientific Applications,” Co-PI, NPRP, QNRF, December 2010-Nov 2013, $1,000,000.

“Cloud Computing for Efficient Analysis of Historical Data Repositories of Oil and Gas Production Systems,” QNRF, Qatar, February 2010, $27,400.

“Cloud Computing for Efficient Analysis of Oil and Gas Production Data,” IBM Faculty Award, September 2009, $12,000.

“Building the QU Cloud Computing Infrastructure,” Qatar University, June 2009-March 2010, $60,000.00.

“A Distributed System for Vehicle Tracking and Real-Time Doha Traffic Surveillance,” Qatar University, February-July 2008, QR 21,800.

“A System for Automatic Gathering and Intelligent Analyses of Doha Traffic Data”, QNRF, Qatar, February-October 2007, $37,760.

“Automatic Doha Traffic Data Collection and Analysis,” Qatar University, September 2005-June 2006, QR 11,900.

“Content-Based File Systems for Intelligent Management of News Articles,” Qatar University, September 2005-September 2007, QR 117,400.

“Vehicle Tracking Using GPS systems and the GSM network,” Qatar University, September 2005-June 2006, QR 6,873.

“Intelligent Information Management in Data-Intensive HPC Environments Using Content-Based File Systems,” US DoD/ERDC, Vicksburg, MS, August 05-August 06, $147,257.

“Scalable and Reliable Storage Infrastructure for Server Farms,” NSF, Project Director, January 2005-December 2007, $500,000.

“Vertical Integration for Missile Defense Surveillance Data,” Senior Personnel, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command, August 2004-July 2005.

“NSM on DAFS over InfiniBand: Design, Implementation, and Assessment,” HPCVI/ERDC/DoD, July 2004-July 2005, $195,723.

“Scalable and Reliable Storage Infrastructure for Web Server Farms,” NSF, Project Director, January 2004-June 2004, $100,000.

“NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates, Distributed Storage Security,” NSF, March 2004-February 2005, $12,000.

SBIR Phase 0, MS-FAST, May 2004-June 2004, $3,000.

“SBIR Phase II: Group Coding for Reliable High Performance Network-Centric Storage,” NSF, Feb 2003-Feb 2005, $494,000.

“SBIR Phase I: Group Coding for Reliable High Performance Network-Centric Storage,” NSF, January 2002-June 2002, $100,000.

“High Performance Secure 3D Visualization Application,” HPCVI Project, June-May 2004, $91,587.

“Dynamic Visualization & Management of Distributed Storage Resources,” HPCVI Project, June-May 2004, $99,719.

“Network Storage Management in the Data Grid Environment,” NASA ARC, November 2001-2003, $222,000.

“3D Network Visualization,” NASA ARC, March 2001-2002, $35,000.

“Distributed Storage for Video on Demand Application,” DOD High Performance Visualization Center Initiative, September 2001-2002, $151,781.

“High Performance Network-Based Storage Management and File Sharing in the DOD HPC environment,” DOD High Performance Visualization Center Initiative, September 1999-2002, ($336,056 + $198,486 + $209,629).

“Critical Review of Computer-based Distance Education and Distance Lab Environment Technologies,” DOD High Performance Visualization Center Initiative, Co-PIs: Q. M. Malluhi, September 1999-2001, ($168,796 + $162,681).

“High Performance Management of Distributed Data,” SBIR Phase 0, NSF, March 2000-2001, $3,000.

“Enabling Technology for Building High Performance Distributed Information Storage and Retrieval Systems,” DOE, Co-PIs: G. Jung and Q. M. Malluhi, September 1997-1999, $320,000.

“Distributed Storage for High Performance I/O,” Raytheon E-Systems/DoD Modernization Program, PD: W. Brown, Co-PIs: G. Jung, and Q. M. Malluhi, May 1997–1999, $224,000.

“Distributed Storage for High Performance I/O,” Nicholes Research Grant/DoD Modernization Program, PD: W. Brown, Co-PIs: G. Jung, and Q. M. Malluhi, August 1997-1999, $150,000.

“Implementation of a Reliable High‑Performance Distributed Parallel Storage System,” LBNL, December 1996 – November 1997, $38,633.

“Coding Techniques for Reliability and Security of the Image Server System,” LBNL, September 1995–1996, $65,315.

“Parallel Implementation of AI Algorithms,” LBL/JSU/AGMUS Science Consortium/DOE, Co-PIs: Q. M. Malluhi and D. Mitra, September 1995 – May 1996, $23,400.