His research interests are currently focused on neuromorphic computing:
models, software, hardware and applications.
Dr. Plank also has expertise in
erasure codes for
network storage, RAID,
fault-tolerance, checkpointing, distributed and grid computing,
systems programming and operating systems. Less related to his
job at Tennessee, he also has interests in
He has been at the University
of Tennessee since January, 1993.
My Summer Student Gallery
Dr. P, Kelley Deuso (undergrad -> grad), John Reynolds (u -> g), Adam Disney (g).
Shawn Cox (undergrad -> grad), John Reynolds (u), Chao Tian (collaborating professor),
Adam Disney (g), Michael Peek (our team MVP), Dr. P. (featuring some pasty legs and some prime hair)
Ben Arnold (undergrad), Chen Zheng (visiting professor from China), John Burnum (u),
Allen McBride (u -> g), Adam Disney (u -> g), Dr. P. (wearing the same t-shirt as two years ago...)
Andrew LaPrise (undergrad), Dr. P, Taylor Morris (u), Adam Disney (u).
Michael Jugan (undergrad), Will Houston (u), Billy Pierce (PhD), Parth Deshmukh (u), Dr. P.
Josh Chandler (u), Billy Pierce (u), Katie Schuman (u), Dr. P, Devin Robison (u), Parth Deshmukh (u).
He has been at the University of Tennessee since January, 1993.