About me

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Information and Communication Technologies at the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics,Western Sydney University , Australia. I am also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate).

The focus of my researcn is on systems aspects and resource management in the context of cloud computing, Internet of Things, fog computing, and Big Data computing. Other topics I worked in the past include scientific workflows, and simulation and emulation of distributed systems. The quality and impact of my research has been recognized with the IEEE TCSC 2017 Award for Excellence (Middle Career Researcher).


My complete list of publications can be found in DBLP and Google Scholar.
My five latest publications are listed below.

  • Survey Article:
    Rajkumar Buyya, Satish Narayana Srirama, Giuliano Casale, Rodrigo Calheiros et al.
    . A Manifesto for Future Generation Cloud Computing: Research Directions for the Next Decade.
    ACM Computing Surveys 51(5) Article no 105, ACM, November 2018.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jnca.2017.08.011
  • Research Article:
    Bowen Zhou, Amir Vahid Dastjerdi, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Rajkumar Buyya.
    An Online Algorithm for Task Offloading in Heterogeneous Mobile Clouds.
    ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 18(2) Article no 23, ACM, January 2018.
    DOI: 10.1145/3122981
  • Conference Article:
    Rekha Nachiappan, Bahman Javadi, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Kenan Matawie.
    Adaptive Bandwidth-Efficient Recovery Techniques in Erasure-Coded Cloud Storage.
    24th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par) 2018
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96983-1_23
  • Conference Article:
    Raed Alsurdeh, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Kenan M. Matawie, Bahman Javadi
    Cloud Resource Provisioning for Combined Stream and Batch Workflows.
    37th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC) 2018
  • Survey Article:
    Marco A. S. Netto, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Eduardo R. Rodrigues, Renato L. F. Cunha, Rajkumar Buyya.
    HPC Cloud for Scientific and Business Applications: Taxonomy, Vision, and Research Challenges.
    ACM Computing Surveys 51(1) Article no. 8, ACM, January 2018.
    DOI: 10.1145/3150224


Here is a selection of recent teaching, academic, and community activities I've been involved with.

  • I was a judge for 2018Young ICT Explorers NSW.
    There was an amazing display of ICT projects developed by school students from years 3 to 12.

Contact me

I'm located in the university's Parramatta South Campus, Building ER, Room 1.09.

Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797 Penrith, NSW 2150 Australia


+61 2 9685 9135

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