Michael Zink

University of Massachusetts Amherst
College of Engineering
Department of Computer in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Address: 151 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA 01003
Email: mzink@umass.edu
Office: Knowles 213 B
Phone: +1-413-545-4465


I'm a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. My research focuses on Multimedia Systems, Cyber Infrastructure, and Large-scale Sensor Networks. I am Co-Director of the graduated NSF Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) and PI of the Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC).

I am a Senior Member of IEEE & ACM.


July 2022

May 2022

  • Our paper "The ERN Cryo-EM Federated Instrument Pilot Project" won the best short paper award at PEARC

  • Our paper "Automating Edge-to-cloud Workflows for Science: Traversing the Edge-to-cloud Continuum with Pegasus" won the best paper award at the CCGrid Cloud2Things Workshop

  • Our paper on "Network Attached FPGAs in the Open Cloud Testbed (OCT)" was "runner up" for best paper at the INFOCOM CNERT Workshop

April 2022

March 2022

  • Our article "A hybrid NDN-IP Architecture for Live Video Streaming: From Host-based to Content-based delivery to Improve QoE" has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Semantic Computing

  • Our paper "An Information Centric Framework for Weather Sensing Data" has been accepted at the IEEE ICC RAFNET Workshop.

  • The College of Engineering receives $10M gift from Jerome and Linda Paros building upon the Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere

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