Michele Co

I am currently working as a Research Associate at the University of Virginia under the supervision of Jack Davidson. My work is related to applying software dynamic translation to problems in computer security. My dissertation work explored the relationship between performance and energy efficiency in various fetch engine designs.

Research Interests

  • Applications for software dynamic translation, such as addressing computer security problems.
  • The relationship between performance and energy efficiency.
  • Computer science education


  • 2007 - present: Research Associate at University of Virginia.
  • 2006-2007: Lecturer at the University of Virginia.
    • Spring 2007: CS 101E: Introduction to Computer Science and CS 216: Data and Program Representation
    • Fall 2006: CS 216: Data and Program Representation and CS 333: Computer Architecture.
  • Summer 2006: Completed my Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Designing Energy-Efficient Fetch Engines," under the supervision of Professor Kevin Skadron in the LAVA Lab and Dee A.B. Weikle (Degree date: August 2006). Ph.D. defense presentation: [ PowerPoint or pdf ]
  • Summer 2003: Completed MCS at University of Virginia.