B.S. ​Clarkson University, 1986M.S. ​​Clarkson University, 1988Ph.D. ​University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1996

"My research provides new ways to utilize public Cloud Computing to perform scientific experimentation."

Marty Humphrey, Associate Professor


Research interests include:

Cloud Computing



Marty Humphrey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia. He received a B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University in 1986 and 1989, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts in 1996. From 1996-1998, Marty was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Colorado at Denver. From 1998-2002, he was a Research Assistant Professor at UVA. He has co-authored over 75 publications and has been a principal investigator on a number of projects funded through government agencies (such as the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy) and private sector (such as Sun Microsystems and Microsoft Corporation).

Research Interests

  • Cloud Computing

Selected Publications

  • Auto-scaling to minimize cost and meet application deadlines in cloud workflows. IEEE, 1-12. 2011/11/12. ABS Ming Mao, Marty Humphrey
  • A performance study on the vm startup time in the cloud. IEEE, 423-430. 2012/6/24 ABS Ming Mao, Marty Humphrey
  • The MyProxy online credential repository. Software: Practice and Experience, Volume 35, 801-816. 2005/7/25. ABS Jim Basney, Marty Humphrey, Von Welch
  • Cloud auto-scaling with deadline and budget constraints. IEEE, 41-48. 2010/10/25. ABS David C Chu, Marty Humphrey
  • Mobile ogsi. net: Grid computing on mobile devices. IEEE Computer Society, 182-191. 2004/11/8. ABS David C Chu, Marty Humphrey

Courses Taught

  • CS6501 Cloud Computing (Fall 2017)