Barzan Mozafari, Professor at University of Michigan

Barzan Mozafari

Professor, University of Michigan

Barzan Mozafari is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he leads a research group designing the next generation of scalable databases using advanced statistical models. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA in 2011. His research career has led to many successful open-source projects, including CliffGuard (the first robust framework for database tuning), DBSeer (the first automated database diagnosis tool), and BlinkDB (the first massively parallel approximate query engine). More: http://web.eecs.umich.edu/~mozafari/files/mozafari-cv.pdf


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