PhD - University of Melbourne
MSSE - University of Melbourne
BEng - University of Melbourne


Author IDs


Sarana Nutanong is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong. He received his PhD from the University of Melbourne. Before joining CityU in January 2014, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies between 2010 and 2012 and held a research faculty position at the Johns Hopkins University from 2012 to 2013. His research interests include scientific data management, data-intensive computing, spatial-temporal query processing, and large-scale machine learning. More specifically, his research is aimed at providing a large-scale, high-throughput support for computational scientific exploration applications, such as protein simulations and computational drug discovery.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Data-Intensive Computing
  • Database Systems
  • Incremental Query Processing
  • Scientific Data Management
  • Scalable Machine Learning


  • Oct 2012 - Dec 2013, Assistant Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Aug 2010 - Oct 2012, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Maryland.