Journal Papers/Book Chapters

J23. C. Blakeney, X. M. Li, Y. Yan, and Z. L. Zong, "Parallel Blockwise Knowledge Distillation for Deep Neural Network Compression", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 32, no. 7, pp. 1765-1776, 2021.
J22. B. Evermana, N. Rajendrana, X. M. Li, and Z. L. Zong, "Improving the Cost Efficiency of Large-scale Cloud Systems Running Hybrid Workloads - A Case Study of Alibaba Cluster Traces", Journal of Sustainable Computing, Vol. 30, Jun. 2021.
J21. B. Ford and Z. L. Zong, "PortAuthority: Integrating Energy Efficiency Analysis into Cross-Platform Development Cycles via Dynamic Program Analysis", Journal of Sustainable Computing, Vol. 30, Jun. 2021.
J20. J.H. Wang, M.K. Qiu, B.Guo, and Z. L. Zong, "Phase–Reconfigurable Shuffle Optimization for Hadoop MapReduce", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 418-431, 2020.
J19. D. Mahajan, C. Blakeney, and Z. L. Zong, "Improving the Energy Efficiency of Relational and NoSQL Databases via Query Optimizations", Journal of Sustainable Computing, Vol. 22, pp. 120 - 133, 2019.
J18. Z. L. Zong, R. Ge, Q. J. Gu, "Marcher: A Heterogeneous System Supporting Energy-Aware High Performance Computing and Big Data Analytics", Journal of Big Data Research, , Vol. 8, pp. 27-38, 2017.
J17. K.K. Gai, M.K. Qiu, H. Zhao, L.X. Tao, and Z. L. Zong, "Dynamic Energy-Aware Cloudlet-based Mobile Cloud Computing Model for Green Computing", Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA) - Best Paper Award, Vol. 59, pp. 46-54, 2016.
J16. M.K. Qiu, Z. Ming, J.Y. Li, K.K. Gai, and Z. L. Zong, "Phase-Change Memory Optimization for Green Cloud with Genetic Algorithm", IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 64,  No. 12, pp. 3528 – 3540, 2015.
J15. L. Xu, S. Mitra-Behura, B. Alston, Z. L. Zong, and S. Y. Sun, "Identifying DNA Methylation Variation Patterns to Obtain Potential Breast Cancer Biomarker Genes", International Journal of Biomedical Data Mining(JBDM), Vol. 4, no. 1, 2015, doi:10.4172/2090-4924.1000115.
J14. M.K. Qiu, Z. Chen, J.W. Niu, Z. L. Zong, G. Quan, X. Qin, and L.T. Yang, "Data Allocation for Hybrid Memory with Genetic Algorithm", IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Vol.3, No. 4, pp. 544 – 555, 2015.
B13. Z. L. Zong "Storing, Managing, and Analyzing Big Satellite Data - Experiences and Lessons Learned from a Real-World Application", Big Data Algorithms, Analytics, and Applications (Chapman & Hall/CRC Big Data Series), ISBN 978-1-48-224055-9, Feb. 2015.
J12. Z. L. Zong, R. Fares, B. Romoser, and J. Wood, "FastStor: Improving Performance of A Large Scale Hybrid Storage System via Caching and Prefetching", Journal of Cluster Computing, Oct. 2013. DOI 10.1007/s10586-013-0304-5.
J11. Z. L. Zong, J. Job, X. S. Zhang, M. Nijim, and X. Qin, "Case study of visualizing global user download patterns using Google Earth and NASA World Wind", Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6 (1), 061703 (Oct. 2012); doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.6.061703.
J10. X. S. Zhang, C. Izaurralde, Z. L. Zong, K. Zhao, and A.M. Thomson, "Evaluating the Efficiency of a Multi-core Aware Multi-objective Optimization Tool for Calibrating the SWAT Model", Transactions of the ASABE, Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 1723-1731, Oct. 2012.
J9. X. Li, J. Z. Ping, L. Ju, Y.H. Zhao and Z. L. Zong, "Energy-Aware Scheduling for Precedence Constrained Parallel Tasks on Homogeneous Clusters", Chinese Journal of Computers, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 591-602, Mar. 2012.
J8. X. S. Zhang, F. Liang, B. B. Yu, and Z. L. Zong, "Explicitly Integrating Parameter, Input, and Structure Uncertainties into Bayesian Neural Networks for Probabilistic Hydrologic Forecasting", Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 409, No. 3-4, pp. 696-709, Nov. 2011.
J7. G. D. Standart, K.R. Stulken, X. S. Zhang, and Z. L. Zong, "Vis-EROS: Geospatial Visualization of Global Satellite Images Download Requests in Google Earth", Journal of Environmental Modelling & Software (ENVSOFT-IF:3.085), Vol. 26, Issue 7, pp. 980-982, Jul. 2011.
J6. Z. L. Zong, A. Manzanares, X. J. Ruan, and X. Qin, "EAD and PEBD: Two Energy-Aware Duplication Scheduling Algorithms for Parallel Tasks on Homogeneous Clusters", IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 360-374, Mar. 2011.
J5. M. Nijim, Z. L. Zong, K. Bellam, S. Yin, and X. Qin, "Quality of Security Adaptation in Parallel Disk Systems", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol, 71, Issue 2, pp. 288-301, Feb. 2011.
B4. Z. L. Zong, X. Qin, X.-J. Ruan, A. A. Manzanares, and K. Bellam, "Improve Energy-Efficiency of Computational Grids", Handbook of Research on P2P and Grid Systems for Service-Oriented Computing: Models, Methodologies and Applications, pp 520-541, published in Jan. 2010. ISBN: 1-61520-686-8.
J3. X. Qin, M. Alghamdi, M. Nijim, Z. L. Zong, X. J. Ruan, K. Bellam, and A. A. Manzanares, "Improving Security of Real-Time Wireless Networks Through Packet Scheduling", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 7, Issue 9, pp. 3273-3279, Sep. 2008.
J2. Z. L. Zong, M. Nijim, and X. Qin, "Energy-Efficient Scheduling for Parallel Applications on Mobile Clusters", Cluster Computing: The Journal of Networks, Software Tools and Applications. Vol.11, Issue 1, pp. 91-113, Mar. 2008.
J1. M. Nijim, Z. L. Zong, and X. Qin, "StReD : A Quality of Security Framework for Storage Resources in Data Grids", Future Generation Computer Systems: The International Journal of Grid Computing, Vol. 23, Issue. 6, pp. 816-824, Jul. 2007.

Conference/Workshop Papers

C68. Y. Z. Shang, B. Duan, Z.L. Zong, L.Q. Nie, and Y. Yan, "Lipschitz Continuity Guided Knowledge Distillation", to appear in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV’21), Montreal, Oct. 2021.
C67. M. Lujan, M. McCrary, B. Ford, and Z.L. Zong, "Vulkan vs OpenGL ES: Performance and Energy Efficiency Comparison on the big.LITTLE Architecture", to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS'21), Riverside, Oct. 2021.
C66. B. Ford, A. Qasem, J. Tesic, and Z.L. Zong, "Migrating Software from x86 to ARM Architecture: An Instruction Prediction Approach", to appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS'21), Riverside, Oct. 2021.
C65. J. Saraiva, Z.L. Zong, and R. Pereira, "Bringing Green Software to Computer Science Curriculum - Perspectives from Researchers and Educators", in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE’21), Paderborn, Germany, Jun. 2021.
C64. B. Duan, H. Tang, W. Wang, Z.L. Zong, G.W. Yang, Y. Yan:, "Audio-Visual Event Localization via Recursive Fusion by Joint Co-Attention", in Proceedings of the IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV’21), Jan. 2021.
C63. K. Bhandari, Z.L. Zong, and Y. Yan, "Revisiting Optical Flow Estimation in 360 Videos", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’20), Milan, Italy, Jan. 2021.
C62. K. Bhandari, M. A. DeLaGarza, Z.L. Zong, H. Latapie, and Y. Yan, "Egok360: A 360 Egocentric Kinetic Human Activity Video Dataset", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’20), United Arab Emirates, Aug. 2020.
C61. C. Blakeney, X.M. Li, Y. Yan, and Z.L. Zong, "Craft Distillation: Layer-wise Convolutional Neural Network Distillation", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing and Scalable Cloud (EdgeCom’20), New York, Aug. 2020.
C60. X.M. Li, C. Blakeney, Z.L. Zong, "Transfer Learning with Fine-grained Sparse Networks: From an Efficient Network Perspective", in Proceedings of the Resource-Constrained Machine Learning, in conjunction with IEEE Conference on Machine Learning and Systems (MLSys’20), Austin, Texas, Mar. 2020.
C59. C. Blakeney, Y. Yan, Z.L. Zong, "Is Pruning Compression?: Investigating Pruning Via Network Layer Similarity", in Proceedings of the IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV’2020), Snowmass Village, Colorado, Mar. 2020.
C58. X. Li, G.P. Xu, H. Fan, H.L. Lu, B. Tang, Z.L. Zong, "Improving Read Performance of LSM-tree based KV Stores via Dual Grained Caches", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conferences on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC'19), Zhangjiajie, China, Aug. 2019.
C57. M. Lujan, M. Baum, D. Y. Chen, and Z. L. Zong, "Evaluating the Performance and Energy Efficiency of OpenGL and Vulkan on a Graphics Rendering Server", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC'19), Hawaii, Feb. 2019.
C56. B. Everman and Z. L. Zong, "GreenWeb:Hosting High-Load Websites Using Low-Power Servers", In Proceedings of the International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC'18), Pittsburgh, Oct. 2018.
C55. S. Maleki, C.J. Fu, A. Banotra, and Z. L. Zong, "Understanding the Impact of Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns on Energy Efficiency", IGSC'17 Workshop on Sustainability in MultiManyCore Systems (SiMS), Orlando, Oct. 2017.
C54. D. Mahajan and Z. L. Zong, "Energy Efficiency Analysis of Query Optimizations on MongoDB and Cassandra", In Proceedings of the International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC'17), Orlando, Oct. 2017.
C53. D. Li, X. B. Chen, M. Becchi, and Z.L. Zong, "Evaluating the Energy Efficiency of Deep Convolutional Neural Networks on CPUs and GPUs", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications(SustainCom'16), Atlanta, Oct. 2016.
C52. X. B. Chen, and Z.L. Zong, "Android App Energy Efficiency: The Impact of Language, Runtime, Compiler and Implementation", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Computing and Communications(SustainCom'16), Atlanta, Oct. 2016.
C51. A. Gupta, S. Gupta, R. Ge and Z.L. Zong, "CRUSH: Data Collection and Analysis Framework for Power Capped Data Intensive Computing", International Workshop on Green Programming, Computing, and Data Processing (GPCDP'15) in conjunction with the International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC'15), Las Vegas, Dec. 2015.
C50. D. LaKomski, Z. L. Zong, T. D. Jin, R. Ge, "Optimal Balance between Energy and Performance in Hybrid Computing Applications", In Proceedings of the International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC'15), Las Vegas, Dec. 2015.
C49. S. Abdulsalam, Z. L. Zong, Q. J. Gu, M. K. Qiu, "Using the Greenup, Powerup, and Speedup Metrics to Evaluate Software Energy Efficiency", In Proceedings of the International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC'15), Las Vegas, Dec. 2015.
C48. S. Rahman, Z.L. Zong, and A. Qasem, "Investigating Prefetch Potential on the Xeon Phi with Autotuning" (poster), In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference (SC'15)), Austin, Nov. 2015.
C47. S. Rahman, M. Burtscher, Z.L. Zong, and A. Qasem, "Maximizing Hardware Prefetch Effectiveness with Machine Learning", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC'15), New York, Aug. 2015.
C46. S. Abdulsalam, D. Lakomski, Q.J. Gu, T.D. Jin, and Z.L. Zong, "Program Energy Efficiency: The Impact of Language, Compiler and Implementation Choices", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Green Computing (IGCC'14), Dallas, TX, Nov. 2014.
C45. J. Wood, Z.L. Zong, Q.J. Gu and R. Ge, "Energy and Power Characterization of Parallel Programs Running on Intel Xeon Phi", In Proceedings of the Workshop on Parallel Programming Models and Systems Software for High-End Computing (P2S2), in conjunction with ICPP 14, Minneapolis, MN, Sep. 2014.
C44. S. Olsen, B. Romoser and Z.L. Zong, "SQLPhi: A SQL-Based Database Engine for Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors", In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Big Data Science and Computing (BigDataScience'14), Beijing, China, Aug. 2014.
C43. R. Ge, X.Z. Feng, M. Burtscher and Z.L. Zong, "Performance and Energy Modeling for Cooperative Hybrid Computing", In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS'14), Tianjin, China, Aug. 2014.
C42. L. Tan, L.X. Chen, Z.Z Chen, Z.L. Zong, R. Ge and D. Li, "DAEMON: Distributed Adaptive Energy-efficient Matrix-multiplicatiON", In Proceedings of the In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 14), Cairns, Australia, Jun. 2014.
C41. M. Burtscher, I. Zecena, Z. L. Zong, "Measuring GPU Power with the K20 Built-in Sensor", In Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on General Purpose Processing Using GPUs (GPGPU 7), in conjunction with ASPLOS 14, Salt Lake City, Mar. 2014.
C40. I. Zecena, M. Burtscher, T.D. Jin, Z.L. Zong, "Evaluating the Performance and Energy Efficiency of N-Body Codes on Multi-Core CPUs and GPUs", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2013), San Diego, CA, Dec. 2013.
C39. B. Romoser, Z.L. Zong, R. Fares, J. Wood, R. Ge, "Using Intelligent Prefetching to Reduce the Energy Consumption of A Large-Scale Storage System", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2013), San Diego, CA, Dec. 2013.
C38. L. Tan, Z. Z. Chen, Z.L. Zong, R. Ge and D. Li, "A2E: Adaptively Aggressive Energy Efficient DVFS Scheduling for Data Intensive Applications", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2013), San Diego, CA, Dec. 2013.
C37. R. Ge, R. Vogt, J. Majumder, A. Alam, M. Burtscher, Z.L. Zong, "Effects of Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling on a K20 GPU" (PASA Workshop), Workshop on Power-Aware Algorithms, Systems, and Architectures in conjunction with the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'13), Lyon, France, Oct. 2013.
C36. L. Tan, L.X. Chen, Z.Z. Chen, Z.L. Zong, R. Ge, "Improving Performance and Energy Efficiency of Matrix Multiplication via Pipeline Broadcast" (poster), In Proceedings of the IEEE Cluster 2013, Indianapolis, Sep. 2013.
C35. Z.L. Zong, J. Bush, R. Ge, X. Li, Z.Z. Chen, "Energy-Efficient Scheduling for Multicore Systems with Bounded Resources", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom 13), Beijing, Aug. 2013.
C34. J. Wood, B.Romoser, I. Zecena, Z.L. Zong, "B-MAPS: A Self-Adaptive Resource Scheduling Framework for Heterogeneous Cloud Systems" (poster), In Proceedings of the ACM Cloud and Autonomic Computing Conference (CAC 13), Miami, FL, Aug. 2013.
C33. T.D. Jin, Z.L. Zong, Y. Yu, P. Wang, "Performance Monitoring and Assessment of Electronics Systems using Limited Off-line Data", In Proceedings of the International Symposium on System Informatics and Engineering (ISSIE 2013), Xi'an, China, Jul. 2013.
C32. Y.H. Zhao, X. Li, Z.P. Jia, L. Ju, Z.L. Zong, "Dependency-Based Energy-Efficient Scheduling for Homogeneous Multi-core Clusters", In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA 13), Melbourne, Australia, Jul. 2013.
C31. T. Wirtz, R. Ge, Z.L. Zong, Z.Z.Chen, "Characterizing Power and Energy Consumption of MapReduce Data Movements", Wip Workshop in conjunction with the 2013 International Green Computing Conference (IGCC 13), Arlington, Jun. 2013.
C30. Z.L. Zong, B.Romoser, "Architecture Design of A Data Intensive Satellite Image Processing and Distribution System", International Workshop on Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Systems in conjunction with the 2012 ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference (SC'12). Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 2012.
C29. B. Romoser, R. Fares, P. Janovics, X. J. Ruan, X. Qin, Z.L. Zong, "Global Workload Characterization of A Large Scale Satellite Image Distribution System", In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC12), Austin, Dec. 2012.
C28. X. J. Ruan, Z.L. Zong, M. I. Alghamdi, Y. Tian, X. Jiang, X. Qin, "Improving Write Performance by Enhancing Internal Parallelism of Solid State Drives", In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC12), Austin, Dec. 2012.
C27. B. Romoser, R. Fares, P. Janovics, Z.L. Zong, "Characterizing Global User Download Behavior on A Large-Scale Satellite Image Distribution System", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (poster), San Diego, Nov. 2012.
C26. L. X. Chen, P. Wu, Z. Z. Chen, R. Ge, and Z. L. Zong, "Energy Efficient Parallel Matrix-Matrix Multiplication for DVFS-Enabled Clusters", International Workshop on Power-Aware Systems and Architectures in conjunction with the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Sep. 2012.
C25. R. Ge, X. Z. Feng, T. Wirtz, Z. L. Zong and Z. Z. Chen, "eTune: A Power Analysis Framework for Data-Intensive Computing", International Workshop on Power-Aware Systems and Architectures in conjunction with the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Sep. 2012.
C24. I. Zecena, Z. L. Zong, R. Ge, T. D. Jin, Z. Z. Chen, and M. K. Qiu, "Energy Consumption Analysis of Parallel Sorting Algorithms Running on Multicore Systems", International Workshop on Power Measurement and Profiling in conjunction with the International Green Computing Conference, San Jose, California, Jun. 2012.
C23. R. Fares, B. Romoser, Z. L. Zong, M. Nijim, X. Qin, "Performance Evaluation of Traditional Caching Policies on A Large System with Petabytes of Data", In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2012), Xiamen, China, Jun. 2012 (Best Paper Award Nomination).
C22. J. Bush, M. Kane, K. Segrud, D. Fick, and Z.L. Zong, "An Interactive Approach to Renewable Energy Research and Education", In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference(FIE 11), pp. S3F1 - S3F5, Rapid City, SD, Oct. 2011.
C21. T. Kowalski, K. Israel, A. Sreedharan and Z.L. Zong, "Mobile Learning Experience in the Calculus Classroom", In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference(FIE 11), pp. F1J1 - F1J6, Rapid City, SD, Oct. 2011.
C20. Z. L. Zong, X. Qin, X. J. Ruan, and M. Nijim, "Heat-Based Dynamic Data Caching: A Load Balancing Strategy for Energy-Efficient Parallel Storage Systems with Buffer Disks," In Proceedings of the 27th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2011), Denver, CO, May, 2011.
C19. Nijim, M., Z.L. Zong, Xiao Qin, Nijim, Y., "Multi-layer Prefetching for Hybrid Storage Systems: Algorithms, Models, and Evaluations", In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops (ICPPW), pp. 44 - 49, Sep. 2010.
C18. S. Yin, M. I. Alghamdi, X. J. Ruan, M. Nijim, A. Tamilarasan, Z.L. Zong, X. Qin, and Y. M. Yang, "Improving Energy Efficiency and Security for Disk Systems", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC), Melbourne, Australia, Sep. 2010 (Acceptance Rate: 19%, 58/304).
C17. J. Y. Lin, M. K. Qiu, J. W. Niu, W. Z. Gao, Z.L. Zong, and X. Qin, "Feedback Dynamic Algorithms for Preemptable Job Scheduling in Cloud Systems", In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Toronto, Canada, Sep. 2010.
C16. X. J. Ruan, A. Manzanares, S. Yin, Z. L. Zong, and X. Qin, "Performance Evaluation of Energy-Efficient Parallel I/O Systems with Write Buffer Disks", In Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2009. (Acceptance Rate: 32.3%, 71/220).
C15. Xiaojun Ruan, A. Manzanares, K. Bellam, X. Qin, Z. L. Zong, "DARAW: A New Write Buffer to Improve Parallel I/O Energy-Efficiency," In Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Honolulu, Hawaii, Mar. 2009. (Acceptance Rate 29.1%, 315/1084).
C14. M. Nijim, X. Qin, Z. L. Zong, X. J. Ruan andK. Bellam, "Security-Aware Cache Management for Cluster Storage Systems," In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Aug. 2008.
C13. Z. L. Zong, K. Bellam, X. Qin, Y.M. Yang, "A Simulation Framework for Energy Efficient Data Grids", In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 07, Washington, D.C. U.S. December 9-12, 2007.
C12. Z. L. Zong, X. Qin, M. Nijim, X. J. Ruan, K. Bellam, and M. Alghamdi, "Energy-Efficient Scheduling for Parallel Applications Running on Heterogeneous Clusters", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Xi'an, China, September 2007. (Acceptance Rate: 25%).
C11. Z. L. Zong, M.E. Briggs, N.W. O'Connor, X. Qin, M. Alghamdi, and Y.-M. Yang, "Design and Performance Analysis of Energy-Efficient Parallel Storage Systems", In Proceedings of the Commodity Cluster Symposium 2007 (CCS2007), Annapolis, Maryland, July 2007.
C10. Z. L. Zong, M.E. Briggs, N.W. Connor, and X. Qin, "An Energy-Efficient Framework for Large-Scale Parallel Storage Systems", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), March, 2007.
C9. K. Bellam, Z. L. Zong, M. Alghamdi, M. Nijim, X. Qin, "Integrating Fault Recovery and Quality of Security in Real-time Systems", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Ubisafe Computing, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2007. (Nokia Student Travel Award)
C8. X. Qin, M. Alghamdi, Z. L. Zong, M. Nijim, "Scheduling of Periodic Packets in Energy-Aware Wireless Networks", In Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Apr. 2007. (Acceptance Rate: 37%)
C7. X. J. Ruan, X. Qin, M. Nijim, Z. L. Zong, and K. Bellam, "An Energy-Efficient Scheduling Algorithm Using Dynamic Voltage Scaling for Parallel Applications on Clusters", In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 2007. (Acceptance Rate: 29%).
C6. K. Bellam, K. Vudata, X. Qin, M. Nijim, Z. L. Zong, and X.-J. Ruan, "Integrating Security and Reliability using Non-Uniform Checkpoints", In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Aug. 2007. (Acceptance Rate: 29%).
C5. Z. L. Zong, M. Nijim, M. Alghamdi, X. Qin, "HAGEES: A High Availability Guaranteed Energy-Efficient Scheduling Strategy for High-Performance Clusters", the High Availability and Performance Computing Workshop (HAPCW2006), Oct. 2006.
C4. Z. L. Zong, A. Manzanares, B. Stinar, and X. Qin, "Energy-Efficient Duplication Strategies for Scheduling Precedence Constrained Parallel Tasks on Clusters", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster'06), Sep. 2006. Best Student Paper Award; IEEE TCSC Student Travel Award.
C3. M. Nijim, T. Xie, Z. L. Zong, X. Qin, "An Adaptive Strategy for Secure Distributed Disk Systems", In Proceedings of the NASA/IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies, May 2006.
C2. W. X. Bi, X.G. Wang, Z.L. Zong, Z. Tang, "Modified Error Function with Added Terms for Backpropagation Algorithm", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN), 2004.
C1. X. M. Chen, Z.Tang, X. S. Xu, S. S. Li, G. P. Xia, Z. L. Zong, J. H. Wang "An Hopfield Network Learning for Minimum Vertex Cover Problem", In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN), 2004.