Postdoctoral Students


  • Chen-Yu Lee (2013-2015)
    Current Position: NOAA
    Research Conducted: Ontologies for privacy and security
  • Litong Song (2002-2004)
    Mediatek, San Diego, CA
    Research Conducted: Compiler optimizations for SDF
  • Roberto Giorgi (1999-2001)
    Current Position: Department of Information Engineering, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Research Conducted: Evaluation of SDF architecture
  • Hong-Shik Kim (1998-2000)
    Current Position: Department of CSE, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea
    Research conducted: Decoupled Multithreaded Architectures, SDF simulator

Doctoral Students

  • Fernando Ferrandiz Mosquera, Graduation Date: May 2024
    Dissertation Title: A Study of Mitigation Methods for Speculative Cache Side-Channel Attacks
    Current Position: University of North Texas
  • Rohit Yanambaka Venkata, Graduation Date: December 2021
    Dissertation Title: Simon: A Domain-Agnostic Framework For Secure Design And Validation Of Cyber Physical Systems
    Current Position: Nokia Bell Labs, New Providence, NJ
  • Shashank Adavally, Graduation Date: Aug 2021
    Dissertation Title: Improving Memory Performance For Both High Performance Computing And Embedded/Edge Computing Systems
    Current Position: Micron Technologies, Austin, TX
  • Mahzabeen Islam, Graduation Date: May 2019
    Dissertation Title: Memory organizations for 3D DRAM and PCM systems
    Current Position: AMD Research
  • Marko Scrbak, Graduation Date: May 2019
    Dissertation Title: Energy models for 3D DRAM and PCM systems
    Current Position: AMD-Research
  • Patrick Kamongi, Graduation Date: December 2018
    Dissertation Title: Ontology-based security threat assessment and mitigation for cloud systems
    Current Position: Sodigm, Sacramento, CA
  • Charles F. Shelor, Graduation Date: August 2018
    Dissertation title: Dataflow processing in memory achieves significant energy efficiency
    Current Position: Consultant
  • Srujan Das Kotikela, Graduation Date: August 2018
    Dissertation Title: Secure and trusted framework for virtualized workload
    Current Position: Texas A&M at Commerce, Texas
  • Chia-En (Paul) Lin, Graduation Date: May 2014
    Dissertation Title: Performance engineering of software web services and distributed software systems
    Current Position: McDaniel College, MD
  • Tomislav Janjusic, Graduation Date: August 2013
    Dissertation Title: A framework for evaluating dynamic memory allocators, including a new equivalence class based allocator
    Current Position: NVIDIA, Austin, TX
  • Wentong Li, Graduation Date: December 2007
    Dissertation Title: High Performance Architecture using Speculative threads and dynamic memory management hardware
    Current Position: Airebroker, Inc (previously at Yahoo, Admovate, Turn Inc)
  • Afrin Naz, Graduation Date: August 2007
    Dissertation Title: Split Data Caches
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, West Virginia University
  • Wenming Li, Graduation Date: August 2006
    Dissertation Title: Group-EDF - a new approach and an efficient non-preemptive algorithm for soft real-time systems
    Current Position: Principal Software Engineer, At&,T, Plano, Texas
  • Mehran Rezaei, Graduation Date: May 2004
    Dissertation Title: Intelligent memory manager: Towards improving the locality behavior of allocation intensive applications.
    Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
  • Dejan Raskovic (co-Advisor with Dr. Emil Jovanov). Graduation Date: Aug. 2003
    Dissertation Title: Personal Wireless Network for Medical Sensors
    Current Position: Assoc. Professor, Dept. of ECE, University of Alaska - Fairbanks
  • Mohamed Aborizka, Graduation Date: May 2002
    Dissertation Title: A Framework for the Specification, Modeling and Analysis of Agent-Oriented Real-Time Intelligent Software Systems
    Current Position: Dean of College of Computing and Information Technology, Arab Academy for Sciences, Technology and Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt
  • Joseph Arul, Graduation Date: Aug. 2001
    Dissertation Title: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of the Scheduled Dataflow Architecture
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Computer Science, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Frederick T. Sheldon. Graduation Date: May. 1996
    Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
    Dissertation Title: Specification and analysis of stochastic properties for concurrent systems expressed using CSP.
    Current Position: Professor, University of Idaho
  • T. Makphaibulchoke, Graduation Date: May 1992
    Dissertation Title: DISTIL: A specification, design and implementation language for reliable distributed computing
    Current Position: Hewlett-Packard, Ft. Collins, Co
  • Akshay K. Deshpande, Graduation Date: Aug. 1990
    Dissertation Title: A framework and a proof system for concurrent processes
    Current Position: Diseased
  • Deng-Jyi Chen, Graduation Date: May 1988
    Dissertation Title: Stochastic dataflow graph models for reliability analysis of communication networks and computer systems.
    Current Position: Diseased
  •  Edward Walter Banios, Graduation Date: December 1986
    Dissertation Title: A conceptual model for inter-process message passing
    Current Position: Diseased