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Office: Anderson Hall 205
E-mail: jshafer@pacific.edu
Phone: 209.946.2302


Computer Engineering
Anderson Hall 200
Lisa Johnston
Administrative Assistant
School of Engineering & Computer Science
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Jeff Shafer

Academic Background

B.S. in Computer Engineering, University of Dayton, 2002

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2004

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, 2010

Teaching Interests

  • Computer Architecture
  • Networking
  • Digital Systems
  • Embedded Systems

Research Interests

  • Network Systems Architecture
  • Data-Intensive Computing
  • Cloud-Computing
  • Virtualization

Selected Publications

J. Shafer, S. Rixner, A.L. Cox, "The Hadoop Distributed Filesystem: Balancing Portability and Performance", IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS 2010), White Plains, NY, March 2010.

J. Shafer, "I/O Virtualization Bottlenecks in Cloud Computing Today", Workshop on I/O Virtualization (WIOV 2010), Pittsburgh, PA, March 2010.

J. Shafer, M. Foss, S. Rixner, A.L. Cox, "The Axon Network Device:  Prototyping with NetFPGA", Workshop on Architectural Research Prototyping (WARP 2009), Austin, TX, June 2009.

J. Shafer and S. Rixner, "RiceNIC: A Reconfigurable Network Interface for Experimental Research and Education", Workshop on Experimental Computer Science (ExpCS 2007), San Diego, CA, June 2007.

P. Willmann, J. Shafer, D. Carr, A. Menon, S. Rixner, A. L. Cox, and W. Zwaenepoel, "Concurrent Direct Network Access for Virtual Machine Monitors", The International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA 2007) Phoenix, AZ, February 2007.