James S. Plank


Technical Stuff

Jim Plank is a Professor of EECS at the University of Tennessee. Professor Plank received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1993, under the direction of the incomparable Kai Li.

His research interests are currently focused on erasure codes for storage applications. Other interests are network storage, fault-tolerance, checkpointing, distributed and Grid computing, systems programming and operating systems. Less related to his job at Tennessee, he also has interests in duplicate bridge, computer-mediated music performance, origami, and jgraph.

He has been at the University of Tennessee since January, 1993.


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Non-technical stuff



My Summer Student Gallery

2013
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...)

2012
Andrew LaPrise (undergrad), Dr. P, Taylor Morris (u), Adam Disney (u).

2011
Michael Jugan (undergrad), Will Houston (u), Billy Pierce (PhD), Parth Deshmukh (u), Dr. P.

2010
Josh Chandler (u), Billy Pierce (u), Katie Schuman (u), Dr. P, Devin Robison (u), Parth Deshmukh (u).