Welcome to my website. My name is ShashiKant Ilager. Currently, I live in Melbourne, Australia, where I am pursuing Doctorate at CLOUDS Lab, Department of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne under the supervision of Prof. Rajkumar Buyya and Prof. Rao Kotagiri. My area of research is Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing. Presently, I am working on the energy efficient cloud data center resource management problem. Specifically, investigating predictive models for workload scheduling to optimize the cooling and computing energy of the data center. Prior to this, I completed my masters from the University of Hyderabad(HCU), Hyderabad, India with the distinction. You can find my resume here.