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February 06, 2015 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Sang Kil Cha --- Many computer security problems stem from buggy software. Attackers exploit software bugs to infiltrate systems and install malicious software (malware) such as viruses. Therefore, it is imperative to find bugs before an attacker can exploit them. However, merely discovering software bugs may not help in thwarting…
February 04, 2015 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Daniel Wong --- Datacenters provide the infrastructure backbone necessary to support big data analytics and cloud services, which are increasingly employed to tackle a diverse set of grand challenges. But datacenter power consumption is growing at an unsustainable pace. In order to keep up with the hyperscale growth in datacenter…
February 02, 2015 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
I-Hsin Chung --- While pursuing higher performance in computing, the cost constraints such as available memory technology and permitted energy consumption tend to make the high performance computer design more special-purpose. To make the systems cost effective, they need to be carefully designed based on the planned usage.…
January 30, 2015 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Xian-He Sun --- Scalable data management for big data applications is a challenging task. It puts even more pressure on the lasting memory-wall problem, which makes data access the prominent performance bottleneck for high performance computing (HPC), and has changed the interest of HPC to HPDP (High Performance Data Processing).…
January 26, 2015 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Korey Sewell --- The global proliferation of mobile computing devices has reemphasized computer architectures that integrate a variety of processing cores and memories. Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, featured in products such as Samsung Galaxy phones and Amazon Kindle tablets, have been at the forefront of the mobile computing…
January 09, 2015 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Joseph Barr --- The real estate (RE) economy plays a significant part of the overall GDP, consisting approximately of 18% of GDP that is about $3 trillion annually in products (construction, maintenance, etc.), sales, and direct & ancillary services. Therefore it’s not surprising that the impact of the real estate market on…
October 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Diana Franklin --- Computing Education is fast becoming a critical societal need and a core research area within Computer Science. Efforts by the White House and code.org have raised awareness that Computer Science will be an essential component of most disciplines and occupations. Yet high school or college may be too late to…
February 24, 2014 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Keshav Pingali ---  Multicore and manycore processors are now ubiquitous, but parallel programming remains as difficult as it was 30-40  years ago. During this time, our community has explored many promising approaches including functional and dataflow  languages, logic programming, and automatic parallelization  using program…
February 21, 2014 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
Zhiyun Qian --- In this talk, I will introduce a new class of side channel attacks against network stacks that can lead to significant damage to user privacy, network security, application integrity, which we name !0differential introspective side channel attacks!1. This class of attacks requires actively injecting carefully…
February 14, 2014 @ 10:00 am
MSE 116
K.K. Ramakrishnan --- Cloud computing has changed how enterprises run and manage their IT systems. Cloud computing platforms provide customers with flexible on demand resources. Data centers exploit economies of scale and provide a low cost structure to users as a result of multiplexing gains achieved by exploiting virtualization…
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