Sarita Adve's Research Group
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
   
 

News Archive

  • Sarita was invited to join DARPA's Information Science and Technology Study Group (ISAT) for a three year appointment!

  • Our paper titled "HeteroSync: A Benchmark Suite for Fine-Grained Synchronization on Tightly Coupled GPUs" has been accepted for publication at IISWC 2017!

  • Sarita and Matt invited to the Dagstuhl Seminar on New Challenges in Parallelism, November 2017!

  • Matt presented at ISCA, June 2017!

  • Congratulations to Lin Cheng for depositing his M.S. thesis, April 2017!

  • Gio passed the PhD qualifying exam, April 2017!

  • Abdulrahman presented at WAX, April, 2017!

  • Radha was invited to the SNF International Exploratory Workshop on Theory and Practice for Error-Efficient Computing Systems, April 2017!

  • Matt was invited to The 50 Years of ACM Turing Award Celebration!

  • Our paper titled "Chasing Away RAts: Semantics and Evaluation for Relaxed Atomics on Heterogeneous Systems" has been accepted for publication at ISCA 2017!

  • Our paper titled "Leveraging Software Testing to Explore Input Dependence for Approximate Computing" has been accepted for publication at WAX 2017!

  • John received the Rambus Computer Engineering Fellowship for 2017-2018!

  • Sarita gave a keynote speech at HiPEAC 2017 in Stockholm. Watch the full keynote here!

  • Huzaifa was recognized as an Outstanding Teaching Assistant for the Spring 2016 semester!

  • Released Approxilyzer to the open source community! Check it out!

  • Our paper titled "Lazy Release Consistency for GPUs" has been accepted for publication at MICRO 2016!

  • Our paper titled "Approxilyzer: Towards A Systematic Framework for Instruction-Level Approximate Computing and its Applications to Hardware Resiliency" has been accepted for publication at MICRO 2016!

  • Congratulations to John Alsop for depositing his M.S. thesis, April 2016!

  • John presented at ISPASS, April 2016!

  • Matt was selected as a participent in the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, April 2016!

  • Matt and Huzaifa received the Feng Chen Memorial Award in 2016!

  • Matt received the Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship Award again for 2016-2017!

  • Radha presented at WAX, April, 2016.

  • Abdulrahman was recognized as an Outstanding Teaching Assistant for the Fall 2015 semester!

  • Abdulrahman passed the PhD qualifying exam, March 2016!

  • Our paper titled "Towards more Precision in Approximate Computing" has been accepted for publication at WAX 2016!

  • John received the Dan Vivoli Endowed Fellowship for 2016!

  • Our paper titled "Characterizing the Sources of Memory Stalls for Tightly Coupled GPUs" has been accepted for publication at ISPASS 2016!

  • Our Stash and Scopes papers were both awarded Honorable Mentions in IEEE Micro Top Picks 2016!

  • Sarita was elected as SIGARCH Chair!

  • Matt presented at MICRO 2015, December 2015.

  • Our work on Stash has been covered in the CCC blog!

  • Our paper titled "Efficient GPU Synchronization without Scopes: Saying No to Complex Consistency Models" has been accepted for publication at MICRO 2015!

  • Giordano Salvador joined our research group, August 2015.

  • Matt presented Stash at ISCA 2015, June 2015.

  • Sarita was a panelist at WDDD'15, June 2015.

  • John passed the PhD qualifying exam, April 2015.

  • Sarita was elected to the Computing Research Association (CRA) board for a third term.

  • Matt presented at EPFL, April 2015.

  • Matt received the Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship Award for 2015-2016!

  • Matt received the W.J. Poppelbaum Memorial Award for 2015!

  • Rakesh presented "Eliminating On-Chip Traffic Waste: Are We There Yet?" at ISPASS 2015, March 2015

  • Sarita gave a keynote at the 2nd Annual WACAS, March 2015

  • Sarita presented DeNovoSync at ASPLOS 2015, March 2015

  • Our paper titled "Stash: Have Your Scratchpad and Cache it Too" is accepted for publication at ISCA 2015

  • Rakesh presented "Revisiting the Complexity of Hardware Cache Coherence and Some Implications" at HiPEAC 2015, January 2015

  • Pradeep presented "Hardware Fault Recovery for I/O Intensive Applications" at HiPEAC 2015, January 2015

  • Our paper titled "DeNovoSync: Efficient Support for Arbitrary Synchronization without Writer-Initiated Invalidations" is accepted for publication at ASPLOS 2015

  • Our paper titled "Revisiting the Complexity of Hardware Cache Coherence and Some Implications" is accepted for publication in ACM's TACO

  • Our paper titled "Hardware Fault Recovery for I/O Intensive Applications" is accepted for publication in ACM's TACO

  • Sarita, Radha, Matt, and Abdulrahman present at CFAR, November 2014

  • Congratulations to Dr. Rakesh Komuravelli for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis, November 2014

  • Congratulations to Dr. Hyojin Sung for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis, November 2014

  • Huzaifa passed the PhD qualifying exam, October 2014

  • Siva received the 2014 David J. Kuck Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award, October 2014

  • Sarita presented at EPFL, September 2014

  • Matt presented at NVIDIA Research, July 2014

  • Siva presented GangES at ISCA 2014, June 2014

  • Rakesh presented at Oracle Labs, Qualcomm Research, and Cavium Networks, April - July 2014

  • Our paper titled "GangES: Gang Error Simulation for Hardware Resiliency Evaluation" is accepted for publication at ISCA 2014

  • Hyojin received the W.J. Poppelbaum Memorial Award for 2014

  • Matt was recognized as an Outstanding Teaching Assistant for the Spring 2014 semester

  • Sarita was Program Chair for ASPLOS 2014, March 2014

  • Radha passed the PhD qualifying exam, March 2014

  • Our DeNovoND paper is chosen for the IEEE Micro's Top Picks 2014

  • John Alsop and Muhammad Huzaifa joined our research group, January 2014

  • Rakesh and Matt present at Qualcomm Research, September 2013

  • Sarita, Hyojin, Rakesh, and Matt present talks and posters at I2PC Summit, September 2013

  • Abdulrahman Mahmoud joined our research group, August 2013

  • Congratulations to Dr. Siva Kumar Sastry Hari for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis, July 2013

  • Sarita, Rakesh, and Matt present at Qualcomm Research, May 2013

  • Siva was selected as a participent in the 1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum, April 2013!

  • Siva received the Feng Chen Memorial Award in 2013

  • Our Relyzer paper is chosen for the IEEE Micro's Top Picks 2013

  • Hyojin presented DeNovoND at ASPLOS 2013, March 2013

  • Sarita gave a talk at WoDet, March 2013

  • Matt passed the PhD qualifying exam, March 2013

  • Our paper titled "DeNovoND: Efficient Hardware Support for Disciplined Non-Determinism" is accepted for publication at ASPLOS 2013

  • Article on Rakesh and Matt's fellowship in the Departmental Click! magazine, September 2012

  • Sarita selected as Program Chair for ASPLOS 2014!

  • Siva received the Margarida Jacome GSRC Best Poster Award, Oct 2012

  • Radha Venkatagiri joined our research group

  • Rakesh and Matt received a Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship, May 2012

  • Siva received the W.J. Poppelbaum Memorial Award for 2012

  • Byn, Hyojin, Rakesh, and Rob received the Feng Chen Memorial Award in 2012

  • Our paper titled "Virtual Instruction Set Computing for Heterogeneous Systems" is accepted for publication at HotPar 2012

  • Sarita is named Woman of Vision in innovation by the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology in 2012

  • Rob passed the PhD qualifying exam, March 2012

  • Rob presented CrashTest'ing SWAT at DATE 2012

  • Siva presented Relyzer at ASPLOS 2012

  • Our paper titled "Low-cost Program-level Detectors for Reducing Silent Data Corruptions" is accepted for publication at DSN 2012

  • Sarita has been named an IEEE Fellow for the class of 2012

  • Best paper award for "DeNovo: Rethinking the Multicore Memory Hierarchy for Disciplined Parallelism" at PACT 2011!

  • Matt Sinclair joined our research group

  • Sarita gave a keynote speech at ICS, June 2011

  • Congratulations to Dr. Pradeep Ramachandran for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis, May 2011

  • Sarita gave a talk at the Triangle distinguished lecture series, Duke University, April 2011

  • Pradeep, Rob, and Siva presented three papers at SELSE 2011

  • Sarita has been named ACM Fellow for the class of 2010, honored for her "impact on hardware and language memory models, and contributions to low-power and resilient systems."

  • " Parallel SAH k-D Tree Construction" accepted at HPG 2010

  • SWAT and DeNovo selected as top 10 projects to present in 2010 CS Spring Grad Expo at Illinois

  • An article about DeNovo appears on EETimes

  • "DeNovo: Rethinking Hardware for Disciplined Parallelism" was accepted at HotPar '10

  • "A Language for Deterministic-by-Default Parallel Programming" was accepted at CPC 2010

  • Sarita gave a talk on DeNovo at the Illinois UPCRC Summit, Mar '10

  • Sarita and Hans Boehm will give a tutorial on memory models in PLDI'10

  • Sarita gave a distinguished lecture at the University of Michigan, Feb'10

  • Sarita participated in the "Advancing Computer Architecture Research" workshop sponsored by CRA/CCC. See position paper and talk here. Feb'10

  • Pradeep successfully completed his Preliminary Exam, Dec'09

  • Siva presented mSWAT at MICRO-09, Dec'09

  • Lei Chen joined the group as a research scientist, Nov'09

  • Byn, Hyojin, Rakesh, and Siva cleared the PhD qualifying exam, Oct'09

  • Xin Fu received the NSF Computing Innovation Fellowship. She recently joined the group as a post-doc, Oct'09

  • Alex succesfully defended his PhD dissertation, Aug'09

  • Sarita gave a keynote at a plenary session of PODC and SPAA, Aug'09

  • Paper on a retrospective of memory models, motivating a rethinking of parallel languages and hardware, accepted for CACM.

  • Pradeep received an Intel fellowship and an IBM scholarship, July'09