Rafael Ferreira da Silva



Ph.D., Computer Science, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France, 2013
M.S., Computer Science, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, 2010
B.S., Computer Science, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Brazil, 2007


I am a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Southern California, and a Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies (SciTech) group at the USC Information Sciences Institute.

Research Interests:

Distributed Systems
Cloud Computing, Grid Computing, HPC, Scalability

Scientific Workflows
Resource Provisioning, Scheduling, Optimization, Fault-tolerance, Modeling

Computational Reproducibility
Simulation, Modeling, Reproducible Results, Data Preservation

Data Science
Workload Trace Analysis, User Behavior, Citation Analysis

For more information, please visit my personal website: http://rafaelsilva.com.