Ahmed Amer


Brief Bio

Ahmed Amer is an associate professor of Computer Engineering at Santa Clara University, and also serves as visiting research faculty with the Storage Systems Research Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Research Interests

His research areas are systems, particularly storage systems, operating systems, and distributed systems. His work focuses on the predictive management of data and storage.  His recent work involves automated data grouping with applications to data placement, caching, energy management and reliability He is especially interested in alternative and upcoming storage technologies, and their most practical and effective application.


SCU Contact Information

Office: E-220

Office Hours: TBA

Tel. (408) 551-6064

UCSC Contact Information

Office: E2-573

Office Hours: TBA

Tel. (831) 459-3598

Recent Service Activities

Technical Program Committees:

  1. MSST 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004

  2. ICPP 2010

  3. WISE 2009

  4. MASCOTS 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004

  5. IPCCC 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  6. WDAS 2006

  7. IWSSPS 2006, 2005

Program Committee Service:

  1. NAS 2009, 2008 Vice-Chair for Storage

  2. MSST 2007, Publications Chair