The Pegasus team is mainly composed of staff members of the Science Automation Technologies research group (SciTech) at the USC Information Sciences Institute. Graduate students and visitor researchers are also valuable contributors to the project. For more information about our group and other projects, please visit our research group website.

Ewa Deelman, Ph.D.

Research Director

Ewa Deelman is a Research Team Leader of the Science Automation Technologies group in the Advanced Systems Division at ISI and a Research Associate Professor in the Dept of Computer Science at University of Southern California. Her main area of research is scientific workflow management in distributed systems. As part … Read More

Karan Vahi

Computer Scientist

Karan Vahi is a Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies group, at the Advanced Systems Division, ISI. He is the lead developer of Pegasus and is in charge of the core development. Karan has been working on Pegasus since 2002.

Mats Rynge

Computer Scientist

Mats Rynge is a computer scientist at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute. His research interests include distributed and high-performance computing. Mats has a BS in computer science from University of California, Los Angeles.

Rajiv Mayani

Programmer Analyst

Rajiv Mayani sarted out as a Directed Research student, progressing to a Student Worker and then finally full time programmer. He has been at ISI for almost 3 years. Rajiv works on BioInformatics projects.

Gideon Juve, Ph.D.

Computer Scientist

Gideon Juve is a Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies group at the USC Information Sciences Institute. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from USC in 2004, 2008, and 2012. His research focuses on enabling and optimizing large-scale, data-intensive scientific workflows on clusters, grids … Read More

Rafael Ferreira da Silva, Ph.D.

Computer Scientist

Rafael Ferreira da Silva is a Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies group at the USC Information Sciences Institute. He received his PhD in Computer Science from INSA-Lyon, France, in 2013. In 2010, he received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, and … Read More