CSC801 -- Systems Seminar -- Fall 2015

This is the course webpage for the Fall 2015 systems seminar. The seminar will be held weekly on Fridays from 11am-12n in 3211 EBII. We need volunteers to give talks on (a) your research, (b) practice conference/workshop talks, (c) papers you found interesting and would like to share. If you want to give a talk, please email Amir Bahmani (abahman at and CC Dr. Frank Mueller (mueller at

Date Time Location Speaker Topic/Title
Friday, August 28, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Organizational Meeting
Thursday, September 3, 2015 2pm-3pm 3211 EBII Arash Rezaei DINO: Divergent Node Cloning for Sustained Redundancy in HPC
Friday, September 11, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII No Seminar
Friday, September 18, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Albert Gorski PolicyMiner: A Detailed Validation of Authorization Hooks in Android's Middleware
Friday, September 25, 2015 11am-12n 1228 EBII Cancelled
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Dr. Michael Gaidis , Samsung Research at the Samsung Memory Solutions Lab
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:30pm-7:30pm Hunt Library Auditorium Dr. Fred Brooks , Computer Science, UNC A Personal History of Computation - Babbage to iPhone
Friday, October 9, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII No Seminar
Thursday, October 15, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Dr. Mark Hoemmen , Sandia National Laboratories Kokkos: Manycore performance portability, for both applications and researchers
Friday, October 23, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Amir Bahmani ACURDION: An Adaptive Clustering-based Algorithm for Tracing Large-scale MPI Applications
Friday, October 30, 2015 12n-1pm 3211 EBII Chin-Jung Hsu Towards Ensuring End-to-End SLA in Software-Defined Storage
Friday, November 6, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Cancelled
Friday, November 13, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Free Launch: Optimizing GPU Dynamic Kernel Launches through Thread Reuse Guoyang Chen
Friday, November 20, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII Dr. Xiaobai Sun and Dr. Nikos Pitslanis, Computer Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University Architectural and Combinatorial Aspects of the Adaptive Fast Multipole Method in its Parallel Versions
Monday, November 23, 2015 3:30pm-5pm 3211 EBII Dr. Mahmoud Parsian, illumina, Inc. and Santa Clara University Introduction to Hadoop Map/Reduce and Spark
Friday, November 27, 2015 11am-12n 3211 EBII No Seminar
Friday, December 4, 2015 11am-12n 1228 EBII Xiao Yu CloudSeer: Workflow Monitoring of Cloud Infrastructures via Interleaved Logs