Post-Doctoral Researchers

Jongeun Lee
Full Professor and Dean of Academic Information Affairs, UNIST, Ulsan, Korea


Ph.D. Graduates

Mahesh Balasubramanian
Current Position: Senior Engineer at Qualcomm Corporate R&D, San Diego, California.
Dissertation: Compiler Design for Accelerating Applications on Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Architectures
Graduated: Fall 2021


Mohammadreza Mehrabian
Current Position: Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California.
Dissertation: A Methodology and Formalism to Handle Timing Uncertainties in Cyber-Physical Systems
Graduated: Summer 2021


Mohammad Khayatian
Current Position: Senior Robotics Software Engineer, Vecna Robotics. 
Dissertation: Safe and Robust Cooperative Algorithm for Connected Autonomous Vehicles
Graduated: Summer 2021


Jing Lu
Current Position: Staff Software Engineer at Apple, Cupertino, California
Dissertation: Application-aware Performance Optimization for Software Managed Manycores
Graduated: Spring 2019


Moslem Didehban
Current Position: Senior Architect at NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA
Dissertation: Software Techniques For Dependable Execution
Graduated: Fall 2018


Jian Cai
Current Position: Software Engineer at Google, Sunnyvale, California
Dissertation: Scratchpad Management in Software Managed Manycore Architectures
Graduated: Fall 2017


Yooseong Kim
Current Position: Software Engineer at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Sunnyvale, California
Dissertation: WCET-Aware Scratchpad Memory Management for Hard Real-Time Systems
Graduated: Spring 2017


Ke Bai
Current Position: Senior Software Engineer at Google, Mountain View, California
Dissertation: Compiler and Runtime for Memory Management on Software Managed Manycore Processors
Graduated: Spring 2014


Reiley Jeyapaul
Current Position: Senior Research Engineer at ARM Research, Austin, Texas
Dissertation: Smart Compilers for Reliable and Power-efficient Embedded Computing
Graduated: Spring 2012


Master’s Graduates

Matthew Szeto
Current position: AI Software Engineer, Intel
Thesis: B-AWARE: Blockage Aware RSU Scheduling for 5G Enabled Autonomous Vehicles
Graduated: Spring 2023


Quoc Long Vinh Ta
Current position: 
Thesis: COMSAT: Modified Modulo Scheduling Techniques for Acceleration on Unknown Trip Count and Early Exit Loops
Graduated: Fall 2022


Sanggu Park
Current position: Military Officer, Republic of Korea
Thesis: Blame-Free Motion Planning in Hybrid Traffic
Graduated: Summer 2022


Harshith Allamsetti
Current position: System Design Engineer, Western Digital, Milpitas, California
Thesis: Cooperative Driving of Connected Autonomous Vehicles Using Responsibility Sensitive Safety Rules
Graduated: Summer 2020


Rachel Dedinsky
Current position: Software Engineer, Microsoft, Redmond, Washington
Thesis: R2IM – Reliable and Robust Intersection Manager Robust to Rogue Vehicles
Graduated: Summer 2019



Jinn-Pean Lin
Current Position: Senior Software Engineer at ForcePoint, Campbell, California
Thesis: Optimizing Heap Data Management on Software Managed Manycores
Graduated: Summer 2017


Dheeraj Lokam
Current Position: ‎Senior Hardware Safety Engineer at NVIDIA, Santa Clara, California
Thesis: InCheck – An Integrated Recovery Methodology for fine-grain Soft-Error Detection Schemes
Graduated: Fall 2016


Karthik Tanikella
Current Position: Software Engineer at Axsys Automation, Scottsdale, Arizona
Thesis: GemV: A Validated Micro-architectural Vulnerability Estimation Tool
Graduated: Fall 2015


Russell Dill
Current Position: Lead Operating Systems Engineer at Nikola Motor Company, Phoenix, Arizona
Thesis: Optimization of Multi-Channel BCH Error Decoding for Common Cases
Graduated: Spring 2015


Tushar Rawat
Current Position: Software Engineer at Zoox, Foster City, California
Thesis: Enabling Multithreaded Applications on Hybrid Shared Memory Many-core Architectures
Graduated: Fall 2014


Shri Rajendran Radhika
Current Position: ‎Graphics Hardware Engineer at Intel, Chandler, Arizona
Thesis: Path Selection Based Branching for Coarse Grained Reconfigurable Arrays
Graduated: Fall 2014


Dipal Saluja
Current Position: Senior Software Engineer at Cruise, Nattick, Massachusetts
Thesis: Register File Organization for Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Architectures: Compiler-Microarchitecture Perspective
Graduated: Summer 2014


Bryce Holton
Current Position: CTO at Alaris, Scottsdale, Arizona
Thesis: Construction of GCCFG for Inter-procedural Optimizations in Software Managed Manycore (SMM)


Abhishek Risheekesan
Current Position: Engineering Manager, Intel Labs, Bangalore, India
Thesis: Quantitative Evaluation of Control-flow based Soft Error Protection Mechanisms
Graduated: Spring 2013


Di Lu
Current Position: Software Engineer at Google, California
Thesis: STL on Limited Local Memory (LLM) Multi-core Processors
Graduated: Spring 2012


Jared Pager
Current Position: Software Engineer at Intel, Hillsboro, Oregon
Thesis: Improving CGRA Utilization by Enabling Multi-threading for Power-efficient Embedded Systems
Graduated: Fall 2011


Fei Hong
Current Position: Staff II Software Engineer at Broadcom, Santa Clara, California
Thesis: UnSync: A Soft-Error Resilient Redundant CMP Architecture
Graduated: Spring 2011


Seung Chul Jung
Current Position: Senior Software Engineer at Emcore Corporation, San Francisco, California
Thesis: Dynamic Code Mapping for Limited Local Memory Architectures
Graduated: Fall 2010


Saleel Kudchadker
Current Position: Principal Member of Technical Staff at AMD, Santa Clara, California
Thesis: Managing Stack Data on Limited Local Memory Multi-core Architectures
Graduated: Spring 2010


Sai Mylavarapu
Current Position: Senior Member of Technical Staff at Micron, Milpitas, California
Thesis: Improving Application Response Times of Nand Flash based Systems
Graduated: Fall 2008


Rooju Chokshi
Current Position: Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft, Redmond, Washington
Thesis: Residue number system enhancements for programmable processors
Graduated: Fall 2009


Amit Pabalkar
Current Position: Principal System Software Engineer at Nvidia, Santa Clara, California
Thesis: A Dynamic Code Mapping Technique for Scratch Pad Memories in Embedded Systems
Graduated: Spring 2008


Arun Kannan
Current Position: Software Architect and Engineering Manager at Apple, Cupertino, California
Thesis: A Software-Only Solution for Stack Management on Systems with Scratch Pad Memory
Graduated: Spring 2008


Undergraduate Researchers


Christian Cunningham
Honors Thesis: Making a Real-Time Operating System for the Raspberry Pi 2B
Graduated: Spring 2022


Rachel Dedinsky
Next position: Master’s student in Computer Science at ASU, Tempe, Arizona
Honors Thesis: Using an Open-Source Solution to Implement a Drone Cyber-Physical System
Graduated: Spring 2019


Harrison Lubbers
Honors Thesis: Using an Open-Source Solution to Implement a Drone Cyber-Physical System
Graduated: Spring 2018