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Computer Science Data

Lubbock, TX
March 28, 2018

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Vidya Eswarappa


Github: Lubbock, Texas



Seeking to leverage acquired academic knowledge and work experience to effectively fill a position. A dedicated worker aiming to help achieve company goals and take on more responsibility as quickly as possible. EDUCATION

Master of Science in Computer Science (Expected Date: May 2018) Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. GPA:3.2

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (2010-2014) Visvesvaraya Technological University, India. GPA:3.6 WORK EXPERIENCE

Graduate Assistant at High Performance Computing Centre(HPCC) of Texas Tech University. (Sep 2017-Present)

Installation of application packages as requested by research group of the university.

Helped in setting up HPC clusters and worked on daily checklist to find errors encountered on compute nodes and try to resolve them.

Built Rpms for applications by writing Spec files and shell scripts for installing several software like bowtie, cmake, gnuplot etc.

Worked with ansible push and pull tasks to configure and deploy applications.

Working with Nagios software to monitor temperature of HPC cluster. Student Assistant at Learning Resource Center of Texas Tech University Health Science Center. (2016-2017)

Worked on blender software to prepare a 3D models as requested by students, faculty, researchers, and clinicians.

Used MeshLab for checking files and MakerBot Replicator to print the PLA based plastic 3D models. Lecturer at St Mary’s Polytechnic College, chitradurga, India. (2015-2016)

Taught courses such as Data Structures and Computer Networking, Java and Web programming for junior and senior diploma students.

Graded assignments, tests and held training sessions for placement.

Guided students in their academic projects related to Agile Software Development, RSA (Cryptosystem), Multithreading, Java Web technology stack.


Fault Tolerance of Lustre File System (Master Project) (Languages used: C, OS: Centos 7) Programmer

Description: This research project is about optimizing the performance of lfsck (lustre file system checker) software, that checks and repairs the inconsistency found in lustre file system. List of tasks in this project are mounting luster file system on Cloud Lab, working on source level, and executing lfsck software. Fog Computing Mitigating Insider Data Theft Attack (Language used: Java, Database: SQL) Programmer, Member of 4

Description: This project is concerned with providing secure and privacy preserving storage on the cloud and enabling public auditability for cloud storage is of critical importance so that users can resort to a Third-Party auditor (TPA) to check the integrity of outsourced data and be worry-free. Time Series Visualization and Data Visualization (Language used: JavaScript, Library: D3) Programmer

Description: A JavaScript based web application which uses d3 library to plot the unemployment rate in yearly and monthly manner from map of USA and Data Visualization project that retrieves the data from Wikinews and Huffington dynamically and draw the top 50 most used words for a given period and also plot the frequency of words and also shows the relation between the words in that period. Protein Interaction Network Visualization (Language used: JavaScript, Library: D3) Programmer, Member of 3

Description: JavaScript based web application that retrieves the data dynamically from using WEB API's. A network visualization to determine how different genes affect various cancer studies.

Peer to Peer Communication (Language used: Java, Library: D3) Programmer

Description: The P2P (file sharing) communication using Napster technology where we consider indexing server between the Peers to communicate and Gnutella technology is a decentralized Peer to Peer network in which every peer in a network acts as a client and server. Implementation of Kdtree and Bisecting Kmeans Algorithm (Language used: C, Library: MPI) Programmer

Description: Kdtree (short for k-dimensional tree) is a space partitioning data structure for organizing data points in a k-dimensional space and Bisecting k-means clustering aims to partition n observations into k clusters in which each observation belongs to the cluster with the nearest mean, serving as a prototype of the cluster. TECHNICAL COMPETENCY

DevOps Tools: Ansible, Nagios, Docker, Jenkins, Maven, Git, Vagrant. Platforms: Windows and Linux (Centos 7, Ubuntu).

Languages: C, C++, Java and J2EE, Python.

Database: MySQL, SQL

Web Designing Skills: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, XHTML, XML, jQuery, PHP, JSP, Servlets. Frameworks: Spring, Hibernate, AngularJS, OMNeT++. Libraries: D3, MPI, OPEN MPI

Tools: Eclipse, Dreamviewer, Photoshop, NetBeans, Plunker, Visual Studio. ACHIEVEMENTS AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES

Awarded scholarship from CAC (Cloud Autonomic Computing) and was eligible for Instate.

Submitted paper on “Fault Resilience of Parallel File Systems: A lustre case study” at the 16th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies(FAST’18).

Submitted paper on “PFault: A General Framework for Analyzing the reliability of High Performance Parallel File Systems” at the 32nd ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS’18) site.

Being a Student Representative of Computer Science and Engineering Department successfully conducted Astra- 11 and Codesmith National Level Technical Fest in my college in the year 2011 and 2012 respectively.

Attended Utophia-14 Technical Fest held in my college and won first prize for Presentation on Hadoop and Mapreduce.


Software Engineering, Software Project Management, Communication Networks, Data Mining with HPC, Advanced Operating System, Analysis of Algorithms, Data Visualization, Information Security, Intelligent Systems, Parallel Processing.


Participated in Dance at Revels and Euphoria event conducted by Indian Student Association at Texas Tech University.

Volunteered in literacy program conducted by Zilla Saksharta Samiti Gadag,India.

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