I'm a PhD student in computer science at Emory University, honored to work under supervision of Prof. Ymir Vigfusson. My research interests include Distributed Computing and Systems, Event Processing, Parallel Processing, Communications and Middlewares.

  • SimBioSysLab (OSDI'16), Savannah, Georgia 2016

  • Victoria Bryant SP, Georgia 2016

  • Caspian Sea, Ramsar, Iran 2016

  • Table Rock Summit, South Carolina 2016

  • Dizin, Iran 2015

  • Daniel Woods, Mazandaran, Iran 2015

  • Victoria Bryant SP, Georgia 2016

  • Shirpala Heights, Tehran, Iran 2015

  • Smithgall Woods SP, Georgia 2016

  • Shahsavar, Mazandaran, Iran 2016

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt SP, Georgia 2017

  • Shekta, Mazandaran, Iran 2015

  • Pine Mountain, Georgia 2017

  • Daniel Ville, Mazandaran, Iran 2015

  • Dowsonville, Georgia 2016

  • Frankfort, Germany 2016

  • Roof of Tehran, Iran 2016

  • Dubai, UAE 2016

  • Kolakchal, Tehran, Iran 2015

  • Nowshahr, Mazandaran, Iran 2015

  • Tehran, Iran 2016


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
    Emory UniversityAtlanta, United States 2016 - Present
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Distributed Systems
    Iran University of Science and TechnologyTehran, Iran 2012 - 2015
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Software Engineering
    University of IsfahanIsfahan, Iran 2008 - 2012
  • Middle School, High School and Pre-University Diploma in Mathematics
    National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET) Iran 2001 - 2008

Publications / Conferences

  1. J. Yang, R. Karimi, T. Sæmundsson, A. Wildani, Y. Vigfusson, "MITHRIL: Mining Sporadic Associations for Cache Prefetching" in ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), Santa Clara, CA, USA, September 2017.
  2. J. Yang, R. Karimi, A. Wildani, Y. Vigfusson, "A Simple Cache Prefetching Layer Based on Block Correlation" in USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), Santa Clara, CA, USA, 2017. [Poster]
  3. J. Yang, R. Karimi, Y. Vigfusson , ”Mithril: Mining block correlation for cache prefetching” in USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), Savannah, GA, USA, 2016. [Poster]
  4. R. Karimi, S. Fatholahzadeh, M. Sharifi, A. Paschke, et al., "Parallel Event Processing on Unbound Streams with Multi-Step Windowing," in ACM Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS), Oslo, Norway, 2015.


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Contact Me

Deptartment of Mathematics and Computer Science
Emory University
400 Dowman Drive,
Atlanta, GA 30322

rkarimi [at] emory [dot] edu