Salim Hariri is a professor and University of Arizona site director of the NSF-funded Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing. He founded the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, or HPDC, and is the co-founder of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing.

Professor Hariri serves as editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Cluster Computing, which presents "research and applications in parallel processing, distributed computing systems, and computer networks." Additionally, he co-authored three books on autonomic computing, parallel and distributed computing, and edited Active Middleware Services, a collection of papers from the second annual AMS workshop published by Kluwer in 2000.


  • PhD Computer Engineering - University of Southern California, 1986
  • MS Electrical Engineering - The Ohio State University, 1982

Teaching Interests: Distributed computing systems, cybersecurity, computer networks, fault tolerance computing, and computer architecture

Research Interests: Autonomic cybersecurity, big data analytics, resilient cloud services, critical infrastructure protections, autonomic programming, and resilient Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems (rDDDAS)