Awais Khan as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Technology Integration Group, in the National Center for Computational Sciences division. Awais’ research at ORNL will focus on building High Performance Storage Systems for Scientific Workloads.
Awais earned his B.S. Bioinformatics degree from Mohmmad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2011. After graduation, Awais worked as Senior Software Engineer for four and half years at Digital Research Labs, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Awais then obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea, in February 2021. Prior to joining ORNL, Awais worked as Postdoctoral Researcher at Sogang University from March 2021 – October 2021. His research mainly centers around data management and file system indexing services, high-performance computing, I/O middlewares, data deduplication, distributed and parallel storage systems.