CHE, SHUAI(車    帥)

 

Ph. D. Advisor: Kevin Skadron

Computer Engineering, University of Virginia

Email: sc5nf at virginia.edu

 

      I graduated from UVA with a Ph.D. in Aug 2012 and currently work for AMD Research. I am involved in:

·         U.S. Department of Energy’s Fastforward Exascale computing project at AMD Research

·         Development of the Rodinia Benchmark Suite for heterogeneous computing (See SPEC ACCEL V1.0 and SPECwpc V1.0)

Research Interests

      Computer architecture, parallel and heterogeneous computing, GPGPU, parallel algorithms and graph algorithms

Publications and Reports (Google Scholar)

·         S. Che, B. M. Beckmann, and S. K. Reinhardt. BelRed: Constructing GPGPU Graph Applications with Software Building Blocks. To appear in the IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC), Sept 2014.

·         S. Che. GasCL: A Vertex-Centric Graph Model for GPUs. To appear in the IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC), Sept 2014.

·         S. Che, J. Meng, and K. Skadron. Dymaxion++: a Directive-Based API to Optimize Data Layout and Memory Mapping for Heterogeneous Systems.  The 4th International Workshop on Accelerators and Hybrid Exascale Systems, May 2014

·         B. A. Hechtman, S. Che, D. R. Hower, Y. Tian, B. M. Beckmann, M. D. Hill, S. K. Reinhardt, and D. A. Wood. QuickRelease: A Throughput-oriented Approach to Release Consistency on GPUs. In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), Feb 2014.

·         S. Che, B.  M.  Beckmann, S.  K.  Reinhardt and K. Skadron. Evaluating Graph Algorithms for APU/GPUs. AMD Developer Summit (APU), Nov 2013.

·         S. Che and K. Skadron. BenchFriend: Correlating the Performance of GPU Benchmarks. International Journal of High-Performance Computing Applications (IJHPCA), Oct 2013.

·         S. Che, B. M. Beckmann, S. K. Reinhardt and K. Skadron. Pannotia: Understanding Irregular GPGPU Graph Applications. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Sept 2013.

·         M. Boyer, K. Skadron, S. Che, and N. Jayasena. Load Balancing in a Changing World: Dealing with Heterogeneity and Performance Variability. In Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Computing Frontiers (CF), May 2013.

·         W. Heirman, T. E. Carlson, S. Che, K. Skadron, and L. Eeckhout. Using Cycle Stacks to Understand Scaling Bottlenecks in Multi-Threaded Workloads. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Nov. 2011.

·         S. Che, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron.  Dymaxion: Optimizing Memory Access Patterns for Heterogeneous Systems.  In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (Supercomputing), Nov. 2011.

·         S. Che, J. W. Sheaffer, M. Boyer, L. G. Szafaryn, L. Wang, and K. Skadron.  A Characterization of the Rodinia Benchmark Suite with Comparison to Contemporary CMP Workloads.  In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Dec. 2010.

·         S. Che, M. Boyer, J. Meng, D. Tarjan, S. Lee, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron. Rodinia: A Benchmark Suite for Heterogeneous Computing. In Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Oct 2009.

·         S. Che, M. Boyer, J. Meng, D. Tarjan, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron. A Performance Study of General Purpose Applications on Graphics Processors using CUDA. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), 68(10):1370-1380, Jun 2008.

·         S. Che, J. Li, J. W. Sheaffer, K. Skadron, and J. Lach. Accelerating Compute Intensive Applications with GPUs and FPGAs. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Application Specific Processors (SASP), Jun 2008.

·         S. Che, J. Meng, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron. A Performance Study of General Purpose Applications on Graphics Processors. First Workshop on General Purpose Processing on Graphics Processing Units, Oct 2007.

·         J. Meng, S. Che, J. W. Sheaffer, J. Li, J. Huang and K. Skadron. Hierarchical Domain Partitioning For Hierarchical Architectures. Tech. Report CS-2008-08, Univ. of Virginia Dept. of  Computer Science, Jun 2008.

·         J. Meng, S. R. T arapore, S. Che, J. Huang, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron. Programming with Relaxed Streams. Tech. Report CS-2007-17, Univ. of Virginia Dept. of Computer Science, Dec 2007.