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Prof. Lakshmish Ramaswamy

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
The University of Georgia
542 Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center
Athens, GA 30602

Email: laks[AT]cs[dot]uga[dot]edu
Phone: (706) 542-2737
Fax: (706) 542-2966

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Brief Bio

Dr. Lakshmish Ramaswamy is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science at the University of Georgia. He directs the Data Intensive Pervasive Systems Lab. Dr. Ramaswamy's research interests include Data Intensive Systems, Pervasive Systems, Cloud Computing, Health Informatics, Online Social Media, and Information Security, Privacy and Trust. He received the best paper award at the CoopIS-2010 conference for his research on cooperative mashup execution. He also received the best paper award at the WWW-2004 conference and the Pat Goldberg best paper award for the work on dynamic web content caching and delivery. Dr. Ramaswamy obtained PhD from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also has a MS degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

News and Announcements
  • I am the PI of a recently awarded NSF grant for building multi-cloud cyber infrastructure for sustainable management of inland waters and coastal wetlands. Dr. Deepak Mishra (Dept. of Geography, UGA) and Dr. Suchi Bhandarkar are the Co-PIs.
Research Projects

Current Projects
  • Meghdoot: Multi-Cloud Infrastrcture for Effective Monitoring of Inland Waters and Coastal Wetlands (Sponsored by NSF)
  • Data Quality-Aware Sensor Service Clouds (Sponsored by NSF)
  • Indexing and querying of large time-evolving graphs
  • Enhancing Quality and Trust in Collaboartive Information Systems
Past Projects
  • Attacks and Defenses in Denial of Information (Sponsored by NSF Trustworthy Computing)
  • Lightweight Continuous Queries in P2P Overlays
  • Edge Cache Grid for Scalable Content Delivery
  • Automatic Fragment Detection in Dynamic Web Pages
  • Connectivity-based Distributed Node Clustering
  • Countering Free Riding in P2P Systems

In Spring 2016, I am teaching the Distributed Computing Systems (CSCI 4780/6780) and the Software Development (CSCI 1302) courses and . A complete list of the courses that I have taught at UGA is available here.


I serve on the ediorial board of EAI-Endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing. I often serve on the program committees of conferences such as ICDCS, CoopIS, ICWS and CollaborateCom. More information on my professional services is available here.


Neda Abolhassani (PhD Ongoing)
Amir Abdolrashidi (PhD Ongoing)
Vinay Kumar Boddula (PhD, Ongoing)
Farahnak Jalalzadeh Fard (PhD, Ongoing)
Victor Lawson (PhD, Ongoing)
Michael Scott (PhD, Ongoing)
Navid Hashemi Tonekaboni (PhD Ongoing)
Sahar Voghoei (PhD, Ongoing)
Delaram Yazdansepas (PhD, Ongoing)
Moumita Chanda Das (MS, Ongoing)
Anuja Jadhav (MS, Ongoing)
David Seamus Narron (MS, Ongoing)

Dr. Phani Rohit Mullangi (PhD, Spring 2015, Currently with Amazon)
Dr. Arash Fard (PhD Summer 2014 -- Joint with Prof. John Miller, Currently with Hewlett Packard)
Dr. Jianxia Chen (PhD, Summer 2011, Currently employed at VMWare)
Dr. Osama Al-Haj Hassan (PhD, Summer 2010, Currently Assistant Professor at Al-Isra University, Amman, Jordan)
Awani Joshi (MS, Fall 2015)
Reshma Pasumarthi (MS, Fall 2015)
Sarabpreet Kaur Dhillon (MS, Fall 2014)
Satya Vikas Manda (MS, Fall 2014)
Abhishek Kothari (MS, Summer 2014)
Siva Venkat Gogineni (MS, Spring 2014)
Gowtham Penematsa (MS, Fall 2013)
Chinmay Murugkar (MS, Summer 2013)
Venkata Sriram Akella (MS Spring 2013)
Akshay Choche (MS, Spring 2013)
Deepika Sethi (MS, Fall 2012)
Raga Sowmya Tummalapenta (MS, Fall 2012)
Aniruddha Jagalpure (MS, 2012)
Kishor Mahajan (MS, 2011)
Piyush Parate (MS, 2009)
Sujeeth Thirumalai (MS, 2007)