Post-doctoral Researchers

Jongeun Lee
Associate Professor, UNIST, Ulsan, Korea


PhD Graduates

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: Assistant Professor, San Jose State University, San Jose, California.
Dissertation: Safe and Robust Cooperative Algorithm for Connected Autonomous Vehicles
Graduated: Summer 2021


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


Moslem Didehban
Current Position: Lead Software Engineer at Cadence, San Jose, CA
Dissertation: Software Techniques For Dependable Execution
Graduated: Fall 2018


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


Yooseong Kim
Current Position: Member of Technical Staff at Pure Storage, Mountain View, CA
Dissertation: WCET-Aware Scratchpad Memory Management for Hard Real-Time Systems
Graduated: Spring 2017


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


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


Master’s Graduates

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


Rachel Dedinsky
Current position: Firmware Engineer, Revvo, San Mateo, CA
Thesis: R2IM – Reliable and Robust Intersection Manager Robust to Rogue Vehicles
Graduated: Summer 2019



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


Dheeraj Lokam
Current Position: ‎Senior Semiconductor Safety Engineer at NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA
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, AZ
Thesis: GemV: A Validated Micro-architectural Vulnerability Estimation Tool
Graduated: Fall 2015


Russell Dill
Current Position: ‎Applications Engineer at Texas Instruments, Chino Hills, CA
Thesis: Optimization of Multi-Channel BCH Error Decoding for Common Cases
Graduated: Spring 2015


Tushar Rawat
Current Position: Software Engineer at Zoox, Foster City, CA
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, AZ
Thesis: Path Selection Based Branching for Coarse Grained Reconfigurable Arrays
Graduated: Fall 2014


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


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


Abhishek Risheekesan
Current Position: 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, CA
Thesis: STL on Limited Local Memory (LLM) Multi-core Processors
Graduated: Spring 2012


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


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


Seung Chul Jung
Current Position: Software Engineer at Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), San Jose, CA.
Thesis: Dynamic Code Mapping for Limited Local Memory Architectures
Graduated: Fall 2010


Saleel Kudchadker
Current Position: Senior Member of Technical Staff at AMD, Sunnyvale, CA
Thesis: Managing Stack Data on Limited Local Memory Multi-core Architectures
Graduated: Spring 2010


Sai Mylavarapu
Current Position: Principal Memory System Architect at Micron, Milpitas, CA
Thesis: Improving Application Response Times of Nand Flash based Systems
Graduated: Fall 2008


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


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


Arun Kannan
Current Position: Software Engineer at Apple, Cupertino, CA
Thesis: A Software-Only Solution for Stack Management on Systems with Scratch Pad Memory
Graduated: Spring 2008


Undergraduate Researchers

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