Zhiling Lan


SEO #809

851 South Morgan Street

Chicago, Illinois 60607

Email: zlan[AT]uic.edu

She is Professor of Computer Science, University of Illinois Chicago.
She is also Guest Research Faculty at the Argonne National Laboratory.
She was Professor of Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology between 2002 and 2023.
She received her Ph.D.(Computer Engineering) in 2002 from Northwestern University (Thesis Advisor: Valerie Taylor).
She co-leads SPEAR Lab (Systems for Performance, Energy, and Resiliency).

I am always looking for talented PhD students. If you are interested in joining our lab, please apply for UIC CS PhD Program and list my name in your statement. Meanwhile, feel free to email me with your resume and transcript(s).

Research Expertise

in high-performance computing (HPC) & parallel and distributed systems

  • Cluster Management (Resource Management and Job Scheduling)
  • Interconnect Networks and Communication
  • Performance Modeling and Simulation
  • Power and Energy Efficiency
  • Fault Tolerance

Recent Professional Services

  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 2014-2018
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC): SC’14, Cluster’15, HPDC’15, HPDC’16, Cluster’16, CCGrid’17, SSDBM’17, HPCC’17, JSSPP’15-‘23, SC’17, Cluster’17, CCGrid’18, ICPP’18, Cluster’18, SC’18, CCGrid’19, SC’19, ACM PADS’19, PADS’20, IISWC’20, DDDAS’23, Cluster’20-‘23, ICPP’21,CCGrid’21,FTXS’21-‘23, IPDPS’21-‘23, ICDCS’22-‘23, SC’21-‘23
  • IPDPS’20 System Software Vice Chair, IEEE/ACM SC2011 System Software Chair, ACM ICS’17 Financial Chair, GCASR’17 Co-Chair, IEEE Cluster’23 TPC Track Chair (Architecture,Networks/Communications, and Management)