Xiaosong Ma

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University

Joint Faculty
Computer Science and Mathematics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Contact information

Office: 3276 EB II, NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27695-8206
Phone: 919-513-7577
Fax: 919-515-7896
Email: last name @csc.ncsu.edu


PhD, 2003, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS, 1997, Peking University, China


Invitee, 2014 National Academy of Engineering Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, 2014
Distinguished Alumni Educator Award, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, 2012
HPDC 20-Years Best Paper Award (one among 22), 2012
NetApp Faculty Fellowship, 2012
IBM Faculty Award, 2009
NSF CAREER Award, 2006
DoE Early Career PI Award, 2005

Research Interests

High-performance computing, parallel I/O, storage systems, scientific data management

Research Group

PALM (Parallel AppLications and Middleware) Lab

Selected Professional Activities

  • Program committee member, MSST 2010
  • Local co-chair, PACT 2009
  • Tutorial committee member, SC 2009
  • Program committee member, SSDBM 2008, 2009
  • Program committee member, APWeb-WAIM 2009
  • Program committee member, IPDPS 2006, 2009, 2011
  • Program committee member, SC 2006, 2008, 2010
  • Program committee member, ICDCS 2008
  • Program committee member, NAS 2007, 2008
  • Program committee member, ICPP 2005 - 2008
  • Track committee member, HiPC 2004

News and Announcements (see research news in the PALM Lab Homepage)

  • 06/2010: Xiaosong will be on sabbatical leave in academic year 2010-2011, and is not cruiting new students to start in this year.
  • 08/2009: Xiaosong is teaching CSC 501 (Graduate Operating Systems) in Fall 2009. Students interested in joining the PALM research group are strongly recommended to take this course (and perform well).
  • 07/2009: Xiaosong has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

  • Archived news