My research interests are in the field of computer architecture. The focus areas of my research are:
Resiliency and reliability of processors, the memory hierarchy, and data center infrastructures
Design and evaluation of architectures using non-volatile memory technologies
Energy-efficient design and management of storage systems
Performance, power, and reliability modeling and evaluation methodologies
AMD Innovation Fund Award, 2014
ACM Senior Member, 2011
IEEE Senior Member, 2010
Google Focused Research Award - 2010
Google Faculty Research Award - 2007, 2009
NSF CAREER Award, 2007
Dr. Dobb's Journal,
NSF Highlight to the United States Congress,
Google Research Blog,
M. Qureshi, S. Gurumurthi, B. Rajendran,
Phase Change Memory: From Devices to Systems,
Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture,
Morgan and Claypool Publishers, December 2011.
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Memory Errors in Modern Systems: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,
Calculating Architectural Vulnerability Factors for Spatial Multi-Bit Transient Faults,
Real-World Design and Evaluation of Compiler-Managed GPU Redundant Multithreading,
GPU-Qin: A Methodology for Evaluating the Error Resilience of GPGPU Applications,
Soft Failures in Large Datacenters,
IEEE CAL 2013
Feng Shui of Supercomputer Memory - Positional Effects in DRAM and SRAM Faults,
Datacenter Scale Evaluation of the Impact of Temperature on Hard Disk Drive Failures,
ACM Transactions on Storage 2013
Enhancing NBTI Recovery in SRAM Arrays through Recovery Boosting,
IEEE Transactions on VLSI 2012
Relaxing Non-Volatility for Fast and Energy-Efficient STT-RAM Caches,
Program Committee Member
Industry Session Program Chair
IEEE Computer Architecture Letters,
Associate Editor (2011-2014); Associate Editor-in-Chief (2010-2011)
IEEE Micro Top Picks 2014,
Selection Committee Member
Program Committee Member
NSF Workshop on Cross-Layer Power Optimization and Management,
Invited Participant, February 2012
Current Graduate Advisees
Jack Wadden (Co-advised with Kevin Skadron)
Sriram Sankar (May 2014)
Dissertation:Impact of Data Center Infrastructure on Server Availability - Characterization, Management and Optimization
MS Thesis:Intra-Disk Parallelism (August 2008)
First Employment: Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Taniya Siddiqua (August 2012)
Dissertation:A Multi-Level Approach to NBTI Mitigation in Processors
Balancing Soft Error Coverage with Lifetime Reliability in Redundantly Multithreaded Processors (September 2009)
First Employment: Intel, Hudson, MA
Clinton Wills Smullen, IV (September 2011)
Dissertation:Designing Giga-Scale Memory Systems with STT-RAM
First Employment: Google, Mountain View, CA
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