News

Summer Internships

May 2021

Congratulations to Chase Phelps and Tarek Ramadan for securing internships at LLNL and LBNL, respectively!

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REP Funding

Jan 2021

Received funding from the Research Enhancement Program at TXST for developing deep learning models using code structure to predict performance. 

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ECP Hackathon

Aug 2020

Invited talk at the Exascale Computing Project's annual hackathon organized by ORNL and BNL on Dashing (here).

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ProTools

Nov 2019

Our paper titled "Towards A Programmable Analysis and Visualization Framework for Interactive Performance Analytics" accepted in the ProTools workshop at SC'19.

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Internship

April 2019

Received the DOE SRP fellowship for my proposal titled "Proxy application validation for Exascale Co-design".

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CRA-W

Nov 2018

Attending the CRA-W Career mentoring workshop in Phonix, AZ.

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XSEDE

Sept 2018

Received XSEDE allocation grant for my Parallel Computing course. Happy computing!

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Join WWU

Sept 2017

Joined as an Assistant Professor in CS at WWU. 

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HiPC 2016

Sep 2016

Our paper titled "CMT-bone - A Proxy Application for Compressible Multiphase Turbulent Flows" has been accepted in the 23rd IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data, and Analytics that will be held in Hyderabad, India during Dec 19-22 2016.

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LEARN proposal

Mar 2016

Heard back from the LLNL research council and they are interested to move forward with my LEARN proposal. The idea is about developing machine-learning techniques for correlating a plethora of system performance metrics to application performance.

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Best poster 2015

Aug 2015

Our poster titled "Towards Scientific-Data Compression Using Variable Clustering" received the Best Poster Award in the Computation Directorate's scholar poster session at LLNL.

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JOWOG

Feb 2015

I presented my work on proxy application validation at the Joint Operations Weapons Operations Group (JOWOG) 34 meeting at Sandia National Laboratory in New Mexico.

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COMPSAC'21

April 2021

Our paper "College Life is Hard! - Shedding Light on Stress Prediction for Autistic College Students using Data-Driven Analysis" accepted at COMPSAC'21.

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AMD Research Gift

Jan 2021

My team will develop performance models for the next-gen AMD GPUs and improve their performance profiler rocprof. Thanks AMD for the gift!

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AMD Talk

Aug 2020

I gave a talk at AMD on my research in performance analysis on various architectures. 

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Join TXST

August 2019

I have moved! I have joined Texas State University in San Marcos. It was incredibly hard to leave my colleagues, students, and friends in beautiful Bellingham behind. 

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BDCAA

Feb 2019

I am organizing the first workshop on how different application domains generate and analyze big data by leveraging HPC. The workshop (BDCAA) will be organized in conjunction with the IEEE COMPSAC'19 in Mulwaukee. 

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SRP

Nov 2018

Invited to present my research at the Sustainable Research Pathways Program in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Interns

June 2018

Several of my students are interning at research labs such as LLNL, PNNL. Happy summer!

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IPDPS17

Jan 2017

Our paper on scalable file system for burst buffers titled "MetaKV: A key-value store for metadata management of distributed burst buffers" has been accepted in IPDPS'17 [Acceptance rate ~22%].

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SC16

Aug 2016

My paper with the title "A Machine Learning Framework for Performance Coverage Analysis of Proxy Applications" has been accepted in the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC) 2016! 

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PC

Jan 2016

I have been invited as a Program Committee member at the workshop "Tools for Program Development and Analysis in Computational Science" co-located with ICCS 2016. 

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IJHPCA

Jul 2015

Our paper titled "Exploring the MPI Tool Information Interface: Features and Capabilities" has been accepted in IJHPCA.

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SC'14 poster

Nov 2014

Our poster on the feasibility of applying lossy compression on checkpoints has been accepted in SC'14.

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ISPASS'21

March 2021

Our paper on "comparative Code Structure Analysis using Deep Learning for Performance Prediction" has been accepted at ISPASS'21. 

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AMD Equipment Grant

Nov 2020

AMD has granted $100K worth of on-prem and Cloud HPC resources to TXST for COVID-19 related research. Read here: https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/hpc-fund

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Purdue talk

July 2020

Gave invited talk "Learning to Manage in Grad School for a Sustainable Career in Future" at Purdue University. Here is an uncut version.

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SC19

June 2019

Our paper titled "Performance Optimality or Reproducibility: That is the Question" has been accepted in the performance track at SC'19 (acceptance rate: 72/344 = 20%)! Congratulations to Alex for his first SC paper. 

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GHC

Feb 2019

Super excited to be a part of the Computer Systems Engineering (CSE) track at GHC 2019. About time women working in computer systems meet!

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ICPP vice-chair

Sept 2018

I am the vice-chair of the performance track at ICPP 2019. Make sure to submit your work at the conference.

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ACM BCB

June 2018

Our paper titled "Low Rank Smoothed Sampling Methods for Identifying Impactful Pair-wise Mutations" has been accepted at ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics. Congratulations Nick!

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ICDCS17

Dec 2016

I am a TPC member of the workshop "Advancing Science via Large Scale Text Analytics over Scientific Articles" that will be hosted as a part of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) 2017.

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LEARN@LLNL

May 2016

Started my own project as the PI on applying machine-learning to analyze application performance. The coolest parts of my project are (a) managing an awesome team; (b) working directly with the applications that are important for LLNL. Excited!

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IPDPS 2016

Dec 2015

Our paper titled "I/O Aware Power Shifting" has been accepted in IPDPS 2016.

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JoGC

June 2014


My work titled "Reliable and Efficient Distributed Checkpointing System for Grid Environments" has been accepted in Journal of Grid Computing.

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Best poster'14

Aug 2014

Our poster titled "Lossy Compression for Checkpointing: Fallible or Feasible?" received the Best Poster Award in the 2014 Computation Directorate's scholar poster symposium.

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RobustScience Community I

Feb 2021

Excited to be in the RobustScience virtual café talking about scalability, reproducibility, and trustworthy issues of scientific workflows. 

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Tapia 2020

Sept 2020

Organized a panel at ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference on High Performance Computing. Take a look: video presentation and slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18daQuN8CCdkrIKgm2cHNrUBKJDggfZyx/view?usp=sharing

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R&D 100 Award Winner

Dec 2019

Our research on scalable checkpoint restart won the R&D 100 award.

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LBL

June 2019

Visiting faculty scholar at LBNL with my students for the summer.

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ISC

Feb 2019

Congratulations to Gian-Carlo for getting his first research poster accepted at ISC'19! 

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SC18 poster

Sept 2018

Our poster titled "Automatic Generation of Mixed-Precision Programs" has been accepted at SC'18. This work has been done in collaboration with LLNL.

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IPDPS 2018

Dec 2017

Our paper titled "PADDLE: Performance Analysis using a Data-driven Learning Environment" has been accepted at IPDPS 2018!

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SC17 TPC

Oct 2016

I will serve as a TPC member for the performance track in SC'17.

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IPDPS

May 2016

Attending IPDPS 2016 in Chicago. Our paper on "I/O aware power shifting" will be presented in the "I/O and Storage Track".

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FTA

Oct 2015

Our paper titled "Fault Tolerance Assistant (FTA): An Exception Handling Approach for MPI Programs" has been accepted in the ExaMPI workshop at SC'15.

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ERC

Mar 2015

My work on proxy application validation is one of the few projects that have been selected to showcase LLNL's research in achieving the laboratory's mission to the External Review Committee (ERC). 

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Best poster'14

April 2014

My poster on proxy application validation secured the 2nd place in Computation's Annual Postdoc Poster Symposium.

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