PhD Theses

Justin Meza, May 2019 (defended December 2018).
Thesis title: “Large Scale Studies of Memory, Storage, and Network Failures in a Modern Data Center”
[Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Mohammed Alser, August 2018 (defended June 2018).
Thesis title: “Accelerating the Understanding of Life’s Code Through Better Algorithms and Hardware Design”
[Slides (pptx) (pdf)]
[Thesis arXiv (pdf)]

Yixin Luo, May 2018 (defended February 2018).
Thesis title: “Architectural Techniques for Improving NAND Flash Memory Reliability”
[Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Kevin Chang, May 2017 (defended May 2017).
Thesis title: “Understanding and Improving the Latency of DRAM-Based Memory Systems”
[Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Rachata Ausavarungnirun, May 2017 (defended May 2017).
Thesis title: “Techniques for Shared Resource Management in Systems with Throughput Processors”
[Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Gennady Pekhimenko, August 2016 (defended July 2016).
Thesis title: “Practical Data Compression for Modern Memory Hierarchies”
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Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Vivek Seshadri, May 2016 (defended April 2016).
Thesis title: “Simple DRAM and Virtual Memory Abstractions to Enable Highly Efficient Memory Subsystems”
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Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Donghyuk Lee, May 2016 (defended December 2015).
Thesis title: “Reducing DRAM Latency at Low Cost by Exploiting Heterogeneity”
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Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Yoongu Kim, August 2015 (defended May 2015).
Thesis title: “Architectural Techniques to Enhance DRAM Scaling”
[Slides (pptx) (pdf)]

Lavanya Subramanian, August 2015 (defended April 2015).
Thesis title: “Providing High and Controllable Performance in Multicore Systems Through Shared Resource Management”
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Slides (pptx) (pdf)]