Riza O. Suminto is a Ph.D. candidate at Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago. He works with Prof. Haryadi Gunawi in UCARE group. He got his bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 2011. He is interested in Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, Performance, and Reliability.

His research focus is in improving performance stability of cloud-scale distributed system in the face of many deployment scenarios and "limping" hardware.