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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Vijay Sadananda Pai
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science
 
e-mail:vijaypai@rice.edu
 
  • B.S.E.E. - Summa Cum Laude Electrical and Computer Engineering (May 1994) Rice University, Houston, TX
  • M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering (May 1997) Rice University, Houston, TX
  • Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering (May 2000) Rice University, Houston, TX
 
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Computer Science
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    Research Areas
     Computer architecture, computer performance simulation, high-performance software design
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    K. Skadron, M. Martonosi, D. August, M. Hill, D. Lilja, V. Pai "Challenges in Computer Architecture Evaluation." IEEE Computer, 36 (8/2003) : 30-36.

     
     

    C. J. Hughes, V. Pai, P. Ranganathan, and S. V. Adve "RSIM: Simulating Shared-Memory Multiprocessors with ILP Processors." IEEE Computer, 35/2 (2002/2) : 445-455.

     
     Refereed conference papers
     

    H. Kim, V. Pai, S. Rixner "Exploiting Task-Level Concurrency in a Programmable Network Interface." ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practices of Parallel Programming (PPoPP) (6/2003) : 61-72.

     
     

    V. Pai, A. Cox, V. Pai, W. Zwaenepoel "A Flexible and Efficient Application Programming Interface (API) for a Customizable Proxy Cache." USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems (USITS) (3/2003)

     
     

    H. Kim, V. Pai, and S. Rixner "Increasing Web Server Throughput with Network Interface Data Caching." International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (2002/10) : 239-250.

     
     Other
     

    Vijay S. Pai and Sarita V. Adve "Comparing and Combining Read Miss Clustering and Software Prefetching." Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques. (September 8-12, 2001) : 292-303.

     
     

    Vijay S. Pai and Scott Rixner "Exploiting Local Memory in a Programmable Network Interface." Submitted for review (submitted for review -- 2002)

     
     

    Vijay S. Pai and Sarita Adve "Code Transformations to Improve Memory Parallelism." Journal of Instruction-Level Parallelism, 2 (2000)

     
    Presentations
     Invited Talks
     

    presenter.  "Network Interface Architecture and Performance." Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. (January 2003)

     
     

    presenter.  "Network Interface Architecture and Performance." Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India. (January 2003)

     
     

    presenter.  "Network Interface Architecture and Performance." Carnegie Mellon University SDI/CALCM seminar, Pittsburgh, PA. (September 18, 2003)

     
     

    ""Network Interface Data Caching". Redmond, WA." Microsoft Research,, Redmond, WA. (May 2002)

     
     

    ""Network Interface Data Caching." Hawthorne, NY." IBM T.J. Watson Research Center., Hawthorne, NY. (October 2002)

     
     Other
     

    "Comparing and Combining Read Miss Clustering and Software Prefetching." 2001 International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT 2001), Barcelona, Spain. (September 12, 2001) With Sarita V. Adve

     
    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Christiana Amza, Ph.D. Ph.D. Thesis Committee - Christiana Amza "Scaling and Availability of Dynamic Content Sites Using Commodity Clusters". (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Daniel Chavarria-Miranda, P.h.D. Ph.D. Thesis Committee - Daniel Chavarria-Miranda. (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Cristian Coarfa, Master of Science Performance Analysis of TLS Web Servers. (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Alexander Grosul, M.S. M.S. Thesis Committee - Alexander Grosul. (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Yuri Dotsenko, M.S. M.S. Thesis Committee - Yuri Dotsenko. (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Christiana Amza, Ph.D. Ph.D. Thesis Committee - Christiana Amza "Scaling and Availability of Dynamic Content Sites Using Commodity Clusters". (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Todd Waterman, M.S. M.S. Thesis Committee - Todd Waterman "Post-Compilation Analysis and Power". (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Todd Waterman, M.S. M.S. Thesis Committee - Todd Waterman "Post-Compilation Analysis and Power". (2002) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Romer Gil, Master of Science Zero-Copy and Zero-Mapping Asynchronous TCP Send. (2003) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Hyong-Youb Kim, MS Improving Networking Server Performance with Programmable Network Interfaces. (2003) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Gabriel Marin, Master of Science Semi-Automatic Synthesis of Parameterized Performance Models for Scientific Programs. (2003) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Daniel Chavarria-Miranda, P.h.D. Advanced Data-Parallel Compilation. (2003) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Ajay Gulati, Master of Science Scheduling with QoS in Parallel I/O Systems. (2004) (Thesis Committee Member)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     NSF CAREER award, National Science Foundation (March 2003)

     Invited Participant in NSF Workshop on Performance Evaluation, National Science Foundation (December 1-5, 2001)

     Registration Chair for 34th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO-34), IEEE Computer Society (December 1-5, 2001)