Data and Software Systems
Big Data Analytics and Informatics Lab
Primary Contact: Lei Yang
Major Focus: We focus on fundamental problems in big data analytics and informatics on cross-disciplinary fields including Fog Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber-Physical Systems, Mobile Social Networks, Cognitive Radio Networks, and Smart Grids.
Website: Big Data Analytics and Informatics Lab
Cyber Infrastructure Lab (CIL)
Primary Contacts: Sergiu Dascalu and Fred Harris
Major Focus: Creation of new computing environments and methodologies that enable and accelerate scientific research and discovery, system and software architectures, techniques and tools for multi-disciplinary data-intensive projects, parallel computing, high-speed secure communication networks, data visualization, human-computer interaction for research activities, and advanced data acquisition, processing, and management.
Website: Cyber Infrastructure LabHigh Performance and Data Intensive Computing (HPDIC) lab
High Performance and Data Intensive Computing (HPDIC) lab
Primary Contact: Dongfang Zhao
Major Focus: We are committed to conducting high-impact research in Data Management Systems, Distributed Systems, and Parallel Computing. The lab comprises an international team of enthusiastic and experienced researchers, keeping strong collaborations with other universities, national labs, and industry partners. Currently, the lab is leading various projects in Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, and Blockchain Systems, whose results are published in prestigious journals and conferences.
Website: High Performance and Data Intensive Computing (HPDIC) lab
High Performance Computation and Visualization Lab
Primary Contact: Fred Harris
Major Focus: Parallel and distributed computation, graphics, scientific visualization, and virtual reality applications.
Website: High Performance Computation and Visualization Lab Website
Intelligent Data and Systems Lab (IDS Lab)
Primary Contact: Feng Yan
Major Focus: Big Data and Systems, with a specific focus on using data and system techniques to help improve the performance, efficiency, reliability, and security of domain applications. Current key research areas include Deep Learning/Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Storage, and the cross-disciplinary topics among them and others. We closely collaborate with industry partners to solve important yet challenging problems to generate real-world impact.
Website: Intelligent Data and Systems Lab
University of Nevada Virtual Reality Lab (UNVR Lab)
Primary Contact: Eelke Folmer
Major Focus: Virtual Reality, with a specific focus on developing and evaluating cost-effective intuitive methods (walking-in-place, teleportation) for virtual locomotion that offer a high presence while minimizing or reducing VR sickness.
Website: UNVR lab
Software Engineering Laboratory (SOELA)
Primary Contact: Sergiu Dascalu
Major Focus: Requirements specification, software architectures, software systems, user interface design, software frameworks and environments, tools for scientific and interdisciplinary research, model and data interoperability, simulation environments, software usability, project management.
Website: Software Engineering Lab Website