Barzan Mozafari

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Barzan Mozafari is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), where he is a member of the Michigan Database Group and the Software Systems Lab. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is passionate about building large-scale data-intensive systems, with a particular interest in database-as-a-service clouds, distributed systems, and crowdsourcing. In his research, he draws on advanced mathematical models to deliver practical database solutions. He has won several awards and fellowships, including SIGMOD 2012 and EuroSys 2013_s best paper awards.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:50pm @ Room 203
Consistency and predictability of performance is often as important as the performance itself. Many time-sensitive applications rely on their underlying database to deliver a required level of performance in order to meet their SLA requirements. As a result, sudden changes of performance is often directly linked to loss of revenue in many enterprise applications. While many researchers and... [read more]