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    Xiangyu Li

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Graduated Ph.Ds
Dr. Amir Momeni : May, 2017. First (or Current) Position: Qualcomm

    Dissertation: Exploiting Thread-Level Parallelism on Reconfigurable Architectures: a Cross-Layer Approach. [pdf]

Dr. Fanny Nina Paravecino : March, 2017. First (or Current) Position: Intel

    Dissertation: Characterization and exploitation of nested parallelism and concurrent kernel execution to accelerate high performance applications. [pdf] [slides]

Dr. Zhongliang Chen : February, 2017. First (or Current) Position: AMD

    Dissertation: Scalar-Vector GPU Architectures. [pdf]

Dr. Amir Kavyan Ziabari : December, 2016. First (or Current) Position: AMD

    Dissertation: Improving the Global Memory Efficiency in GPU-Based Systems. [pdf]

Dr. Tom McCormick : April, 2016. First (or Current) Position: Chief Engineer, Swissbit AG

    Dissertation: Ultra-Reliable Flash Memory Systems for Embedded Applications. [pdf]

Dr. Enqiang Sun : April, 2016. First (or Current) Position: Staff Engineer, Qualcomm

    Dissertation: Cross-Platform Heterogeneous Runtime Environment. [pdf]

Dr. Yash Ukidave : December, 2015. First (or Current) Position: AMD

    Dissertation: Architectural and Runtime Enhancements for Dynamically Controlled Multi-Level Concurrency on GPUs. [pdf]

Dr. Esra Yolacan : October, 2014. First (or Current) Position:

    Dissertation: Learning from Sequential Data for Anomaly Detection. [pdf]

Dr. Perhaad Mistry : April, 2014. First (or Current) Position: AMD

    Dissertation: Architectural Support for irregular programs and performance monitoring for heterogeneous systems.

Dr. Dana Schaa : April, 2014. First (or Current) Position: AMD

    Dissertation: Improving the cooperative capability of heterogeneous processors.

Dr. Ayse Yilmazer : December, 2014. First (or Current) Position: AMD

    Dissertation: Micro-architectural Support for Improving Synchronization.

Dr. Jennifer Mankin : December, 2014. First (or Current) Position: Intel

    Dissertation: Classification Of Malware Persistence Mechanisms using Low-artifact Disk Instrumentation.

Dr. Rodrigo Dominguez : April, 2013. First (or Current) Position: Qualcomm

    Dissertation: Dynamic Translation of Runtime Environments for Heterogeneous Computing.

Dr. Malak Alshawabkeh : April, 2013. First (or Current) Position:

    Dissertation: Hypothesis Margin Based Weighting for Feature Selection Using Boosting: theory, algorithms and applications.

Dr. Fatemeh Azmandian : August, 2012. First (or Current) Position: EMC Corporation

    Dissertation: Learning at the Virtualization Layer: Intrusion Detection and Workload Characterization from within the Virtual Machine Monitor.

Prof. Emmanuel Arzuaga, : December, 2011. First (or Current) Position: Asst. Professor, UPRM, Mayaguez, PR

    Dissertation: Using Live Virtual Machine Migration to Improve Resource Efficiency in Virtualized Data Centers.

Dr. Byunghyun Jang, Dec. 2010, First (or Current) Position: Asst. Professor in Computer Science, University of Mississippi
    Dissertation: Evaluation and Enhancement of Memory Efficiency Targeting General-Purpose Computations on Scalable Data-Parallel GPU Architectures

Dr. Vilas Sridharan, May 2010, First (or Current) Position: AMD
    Dissertation: Introducing Abstraction to Vulnerability Analysis

Dr. Micha Moffie, May 2008, First (or Current) Position: IBM Israel
    Dissertation: Investigating the Utility of Software Semantics for Host-based Intrusion Detection Systems

Dr. Ke Ning, May 2007, First (or Current) Position: Qualcomm
    Dissertation: System-Level Memory Power and Performance Optimization for System-on-a-Chip Embedded Systems

Dr. Yijian Wang, Dec. 2006, First (or Current) Position: NetApp
    Dissertation: Modeling and Acceleration of File-IO Dominated ParallelWorkloads

Dr. David Morano, Apr. 2006, First (or Current) Position:
    Dissertation: Exploring Instruction Level Parallelism Using Resource Flow Execution

Dr. Huanmei Wu, May 2005, First (or Current) Position: Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
    Dissertation: Time-based Indexing of Multidimensional Databases

Dr. Morteza Fayyazi, Apr. 2005, First (or Current) Position:
    Dissertation: Fault-Tolerant and Efficient Cluster Switch Architecture

Dr. Marcos de Alba, Apr. 2005, First (or Current) Position: Intel
    Dissertation: Exposing Instruction Level Parallelism in the Presence of Loops

Dr. Jennifer Black, Aug. 2003, First (or Current) Position: Mathworks
    Dissertation: Multi-criteria Data Flow Testing

Dr. Alireza Khalafi, Jun. 2003, First (or Current) Position:
    Dissertation: Exploring Multipath Execution on a Distributed Microarchitecture

Dr. John Kalamatianos, Jan. 2000, First (or Current) Position: AMD
    Dissertation: Microarchitectural and Compile Time Optimizations for Performance Improvement of Procedural and Object Oriented Languages

Dr. Amir Hooshang Hashemi, May 1996, First (or Current) Position:
    Dissertation: Efficient Procedure Mapping for Improved Cache Performance


Graduated Masters

Xiangyu Li, MS 2014, First (or Current) Position: pursuing PhD
    Thesis: Accelerating Mahout On Heterogeneous Clusters Using HadoopCL

Sam Coe, MS 2013, First (or Current) Position: Indiegogo

Ryan Whelan, MS 2012, First (or Current) Position: MIT Lincoln Labs
    Thesis: Architecture-Independent Dynamic Information Flow Tracking

Yash Ukidave, MS 2012, First (or Current) Position: pursuing PhD
    Thesis: Exploring Power Efficiency and Optimizations Targeting Heterogeneous Applications

Matthew Sellitto, MS 2011, First (or Current) Position: Start-up Company
    Thesis: Exploring GPU Computing for Hyperspectral Image Analysis

Kulin Seth, MS 2011, First (or Current) Position: Qualcomm

Joshua Hodosh, MS 2010, First (or Current) Position: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Kin Kone Kito First (or Current) Position: EMC Corporation

Yunho Yang, MS 2009, First (or Current) Position: EMC
    Project: Memory Forensics on Linux Embedded System

Perhaad Mistry, MS 2009, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Project:

Jenny Mankin, MS 2009, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Thesis: Software Transactional Memory for Multicore Embedded Systems

Dana Schaa, MS 2009, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Thesis:

Sarmad Edward George, MS 2009, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Project: CPU Single-event Upset Tolerance

Zhaoqian Chen, MS 2008, First (or Current) Position: AMD
    Thesis: Performance Evaluation and Characterization of Virtual Appliances

Wassim Bassalle, First (or Current) Position: Analog Devices
    Thesis: Optimization of Cryptographic Algorithms on an Embedded Architecture

Derek Uluski, First (or Current) Position: VMware
    Thesis: Real Time Anti-virus for a Virtualized Environment

Burak Erem, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Thesis: Interactive Deformable Registration Visualization and Analysis of 4D Computed Tomography

Seth Molloy, First (or Current) Position: Analog Devices
    Thesis: Energy Conservation Techniques for the Blackfin Processor

Fatemeh Azmandian, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Thesis: The Chart Checker: Applying DataMining Techniques to Detect Major Errors in Radiotheraphy Treatment Charts

Michael Benjamin, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: A Study of Video Processing using Stream Computing on Blackfin Processors

Brian Mullins, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Soft Errors in Storage Systems

Diego Rivera, First (or Current) Position: Hologic
    Thesis: Accelerating Sparse Matrix Computations

Vilas Sridharan, First (or Current) Position: pursuing Ph.D
    Thesis: Soft Errors in Cache Memories

Kaushal Sanghai, First (or Current) Position: Analog Devices
    Thesis: A Code Layout Framework for Embedded Processors with a Configurable Memory Hierarchy

Darren Ng, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Aspect Oriented Garbage Collection

Anita Thomas, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Value Prediction with Perceptrons

Stephen VanderSanden, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Developing Power-Aware Strategies for Embedded DSPs

Deniz Balkan, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Side-Effects of Value Speculation on Branch Resolution and Performance in Out-of-Order Superscalar Microprocessors

Murat Bicer, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: A Software Communications Architecture Compliant Software Defined Radio Implementation

Songqing Zhang, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: BDSPTune: Binary-level Instrumentation of the SHARC DSP

Efe Yardimci, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Profile-guided Heap Layout

Hakan Aydin, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Exploring the Effects of Cache Line Coloring and Procedure Inlining

Philip Sailer, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: YIFAN is a Pure RISC in a Three-Dimensional Integrated Circuit

Manpreet Singh, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Scalable Interconnects and Topologies for High Performance ICDSs

Ying Liu, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: A Channel Routing Algorithm for 3-D VLSI

Hua Huang, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: A Buffering Scheme for Improved BSD Fast File System Performance

Kyle Bowers, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Characterization of the Java Virtual Machine

Mekalu Teshome, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: I/O Cache Structures and System Performance

Jason Casmira, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Operating System Rich Workload Characterization

Tracy Tao, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Branch Prediction With Branch History Chain Table for Wide-Issue Superscalar Processors

Svetlana Sokolova, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Static Branch Prediction Using High-Level Control Structure

Mona Dimitri, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Cache Pointer-Based Prefetching for Complex Data Structures

John Fraser, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Cache Analysis in a Multiprocess Environment Using Execution Driven Simulation

Himanshu Sinha, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Non-blocking Caches in Shared Memory Multiprocessors

Samson Belayneh, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: The Effect of Balanced Instruction Scheduling on the Performance of Non-Blocking Caches

Yue Liu, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Analysis of Branch Directed Data Cache Prefetching

Angela Sampogna, First (or Current) Position:
    Thesis: Architectural Implications of C and C++ Programming Models