TEO Yong Meng

Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Computer Science, University of Manchester)
M.Sc. (Computer Science, University of Manchester)
B.Tech. (Computer Science, 1st Class Honours, University of Bradford)
COM2-04-39
651 62830

Research Areas

  • Systems & Networking

Research Interests

  • Parallel & Distributed Computing
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Model & Simulation
  • Parallel Computer Architecture
  • Grid Computing
  • Time-energy-cost Performance of Modern Processor Systems
  • Emergence in Complex Systems

Profile

Teo Yong Meng is an Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an affiliate Professor at the NUS Business Analytics Centre. At NUS, he is the technical leader for Systems & Networks and he leads the Computer Systems Research Group. He was a Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in China from 2010 to 2014. From Jan 2007 to Dec 2008, he was an Honorary Advisor (Director’s Office) and Associate Senior Scientist in the Asia-Pacific Science & Technology Centre at Sun Microsystems Inc. He has held various visiting positions at MIT (2010), The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden (2005), Hitachi Central Research Laboratory in Japan (1996) among others. He received his MSc (1987) and PhD (1989) in Computer Science from the University of Manchester (UK). He holds a BTech (First Class Honours) degree (1983) in computer science from the University of Bradford (UK). Professor Teo’s research focuses on performance modeling of modern processor systems (clusters, cloud and edge) and modeling and formalization of emergence in complex systems. His research has been published in Performance Evaluation Journal, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Information Processing Letters, Bioinformatics Journal, Journal of Simulation, Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation, International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, ACM SIGMETRICS, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, International Conference on Parallel Processing, International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, IEEE Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, IEEE Cluster Conference, INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference, ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation, International Conference on Formal Engineering Methods.

Current Projects

Selected Publications

  • S. Rathnayake, D. Loghin and Y.M. Teo, CELIA: Cost-time Performance of Elastic Applications on Cloud, Proceedings of 46th International Conference on Parallel Processing, pp 342-351, IEEE Computer Society Press, Bristol, UK, Aug 14-17, 2017.

  • L. Ramapantulu, T. Dao, D. Loghin, N. Thoai and Y.M. Teo, Modeling the Energy-Time Performance of MIC Architecture System, Proceedings of 24th IEEE Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, pp 85-94, IEEE Computer Society Press, London, UK, Sep 19-21, 2016.

  • L. Birdsey, C. Szabo and Y.M. Teo, Twitter Knows: Understanding the Emergence of Topics in Social Networks, Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, pp, IEEE Computer Society Press, Huntington Beach, California, US, Dec 6-9, 2015 (Best Paper Award). 

  • C. Szabo and Y.M. Teo, Formalization of Weak Emergence in Multi-agent Systems, Special Issue on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Vol 26, No 1, December 2015.

  • D. Loghin, L. Ramapantulu, O. Barbu and Y.M. Teo, A Time-Energy Performance Analysis of MapReduce on Heterogeneous Systems with GPUs, Performance Evaluation - An International Journal, Vol 91, pp 255-269, Elsevier, Sep 2015.

  • D. Loghin, B.M. Tudor, H. Zhang, B.C. Ooi and Y.M. Teo, A Performance Study of Big Data on Small Nodes, Proceedings of 41st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Vol. 8, No. 7, pp 762-773, Hawaii, USA, Aug 31-Sep 4, 2015.

  • C. Carbunaru, Y.M. Teo, B. Leong and T. Ho, Modeling Flash Crowd Performance in Peer-to-peer File Distribution, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Volume 25, Issue 10, pp 2617-2626, October 2014.

  • B.M. Tudor and Y.M. Teo, On Understanding the Energy Consumption of ARM-based Multicore Servers, Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, pp 267-278, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, June 17 - 21, 2013.

  • B.M. Tudor and Y.M. Teo, A Practical Approach for Performance Analysis of Shared Memory Programs, Proceedings of 25th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, IEEE Computer Society Press, Anchorage, USA, May 16-20, 2011.

  • M. Mihailescu and Y.M. Teo, Strategic-Proof Dynamic Resource Pricing of Multiple Resource Types on Federated Clouds, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, pp 337-350, LNCS 6081, Springer-Verlag, Busan, Korea, May 21-23, 2010 (Best Paper Award). 

  • C. Szabo, Y.M. Teo and S. See, A Time-based Formalism for the Validation of Semantic Composability, Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, pp 1411-1422, IEEE Computer Society Press, Austin, Texas, USA, Dec 13-16, 2009, (ACM SIGSIM Best PhD Student Paper Award). 

  • Y.M. Teo and B.S.S. Onggo, Formalization and Strictness of Simulation Event Orderings, Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation, pp 89-96, IEEE Computer Society Press, Kufstein, Austria, May 16-19, 2004 (nominated for Best Paper Award). 

Awards & Honours

  • INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference, Best Paper Award (2015)
  • Prime Minister’s Office Singapore, Singapore National Day Award (Long Service Medal) (2014)
  • 26th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, PhD Forum Best Paper Award (2012)
  • 10th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, Busan, Best Paper Award (2010)
  • Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Innovation Grant Award (2010)
  • INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference, ACM SIGSIM Best PhD Student Paper Award (2009)
  • Sun Microsystems Inc. (USA), Research Awards (2007-2012)
  • NUS-Motorola Technopreneurship Competition, Silver Award (2004)
  • ACM/IEEE Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Best Paper Award nominee (2004)
  • 3th Startup@Singapore National Techno-Venture Business Plan Competition, Top Team (2002)
  • ACM/IEEE Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Best Paper Award nominee (1998)
  • UK Overseas Research Studentship Award (1986-1989)
  • UK Research Studentship Award (1986-1989)
  • National University of Singapore, Overseas Research Scholarship (1986-1989)

Teaching (2019/2020)

  • CS5224: Cloud Computing
  • CS5239: Computer System Performance Analysis