Jonathan Kavalan, Ph.D.

Jonathan Kavalan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1996

Research Interests

Multimedia Communication, High-Speed Wired and Wireless Networks, Storage Systems and Artificial Intelligence


"Multimedia Support for Wireless W-CDMA with Dynamic Spreading", ACM Journal of Wireless Networks, 8: 355--370, 2002

"Parallel Algorithms for Particle-Turbulence Two-Way Interaction Direct Numerical Simulation'', Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 62: 38--60, Feb. 2002

"Continuous Media On Demand", IEEE COMPUTER, 34(9): 37--39, Sep. 2001

"Supporting Multimedia Communication over A Gigabit Ethernet Network", International Journal of Parallel and Distributed Systems and Networks, 4(2): 102--115, Jun. 2001

"Design and Evaluation of A Generic Software Architecture for On-Demand Servers", IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 11(3):406--424, May/June 1999.

"Building Video-On-Demand Servers", Special Issue on Multimedia for Journal of Telecommunication Systems, 9(3-4):255-286, Sep. 1998.

"Efficient Video File Allocation Schemes for Video-On-Demand Services", ACM Journal of Multimedia Systems, 5(5):283-296, Sep. 1997.

"Performance of a Storage System for Supporting Different Video Types and Qualities", IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, Sep., 1996.

"Distributed Multimedia for Real-Time Process Monitoring and Control", IEEE Multimedia, pp.20-29, Summer, 1995.

"XRAYS - A Fuzzy Expert System for Qualitative XRD Analysis", International Journal of Computers and Geosciences, Vol. 19, No. 10, pp. 1429-1443, 1993.

Awards & Distinctions

  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1999-2004
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Area Editor, “Networks and Multimedia”, IEEE COMPUTER

Contact Information

Telephone: 352-392-6834

Fax: 352-392-1220



Office: MH 4117

Mailing Address:

4117 Malachowsky Hall
Department of Computer & Information Science and Engineering
University of Florida
P.O. Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611-6120