Georgia Tech is pleased to announce the second iteration of the Rising Stars in Computer Architecture (RISC-A) initiative. RISC-A is a workshop for final-year PhD students and post-docs working broadly in the area of computer systems architecture, interested in a career in academia.

Detailed Agenda:

October 25, 2019 - TSRB 132-134
Time Agenda Details
8:45-9:15 Coffee + Breakfast
9:15-9:25 Welcome by Workshop Chairs Alexandros Daglis and Tushar Krishna
9:25-9:35 Welcome by ECE Justin Romberg (Associate Chair for Research, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering)
9:35-9:45 Welcome by CS Mostafa Ammar (Chair, School of Computer Science)
9:45-10:30 Dimitrios Skarlatos (UIUC) Enabling Microarchitectural Replay Attacks
10:30-11:15 Rui Zhang (UNC) Automated Security Validation for Processor Designs
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:15 Yatin Manerkar (Princeton) Progressive Automated Formal Verification
12:15-1:00 Mohammad Alian (UIUC) A Cross-Layer, Hardware-Software Approach Towards Architecting High-Performance Datacenters
1:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Panel Discussion (& lunch cont'ed) Topic: Life in Academia - A View from the Other Side.
Panelists: Paul Pearce, Arijit Raychowdhury, Vivek Sarkar, Alenka Zajic
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:30 Radha Venkatagiri (UIUC) Democratizing Error-Efficient Computing via Principled Application-level Error Analysis
3:30-4:15 Yipeng Huang (Columbia / Princeton) Emerging Architectures for Humanity's Grand Challenges
4:15-5:00 Gokul Ravi (U Wisconsin-Madison) Vertical Integration in Computing Systems: Demystifying Hardware's Clock Abstraction
5:00-5:10 Closing Remarks
6:00-8:00 Dinner @ Fado Irish Pub Midtown

Talk Abstracts

Photos from the Workshop

RISC-A 2019 Workshop Chairs:
Alex Daglis (alexandros.daglis@cc.gatech.edu)
Tushar Krishna (tushar@ece.gatech.edu)