Karan Vahi is a Research Programmer at Science Automation Technologies group at the USC Information Sciences Institute.
Karan has been associated with the Pegasus Project since its inception, first as a Graduate Research Assistant and then as a full time programmer. He is currently the Software Architect for Pegasus WMS and works closely with the user community to drive its development. In addition, he is also involved in two NIH funded projects, PAGE and CGSMD where computational workflows are being developed for Quality Control Analysis and imputation analysis. Before that he was the technical lead for the STAMPEDE Project that developed high performance monitoring infrastructure for workflow systems. The project has since been integrated in Pegasus and Triana workflow systems. From 2006 to 2008, he was also the lead developer on a AFRL/IARPA funded project for developing a framework for running automated and on demand intelligence analysis on multiple and varied data sources as part of a Terrorism Surveillance System.
Karan received a M.S in Computer Science from University of Southern California and a B.E in Computer Engineering from Thapar University, India. His research interests include scientific workflows and distributed computing systems.
Before joining USC, Karan worked briefly at Quark Media House as a programmer. There he worked on a business workflow management product
May 31st, 2013