Amna Shahab

Research Postgraduate Student

My research interests lie in the domain of computer architecture and memory systems in particular. Currently, I am investigating memory subsystem design for data-center servers.

My supervisor is Dr. Boris Grot

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    September 2016 - Present
    University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Master of Science by Research in Computer Science (MScR)
    September 2015 - August 2016
    University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (BEE)
    September 2010 - June 2014
    National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan

Experience

Teaching Support Provider
    September 2016 - Present
    University of Edinburgh, Scotland
    For the courses "Introduction to Computer Systems", "Computer Architecture" and "Extreme Computing"
Summer Internship
    June 2013 - August 2013
    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
    Advised by Andrew Becker and Prof. Paolo Ienne
Summer Internship
    June 2012 - August 2012
    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
    Advised by Ali Bayrak Galip and Prof. Paolo Ienne

Conference Papers

Farewell My Shared LLC! A Case for Private Die-Stacked DRAM Caches for Servers
A. Shahab, M. Zhu, A Margaritov, B. Grot. In 51st International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), 2018

Posters

Farewell My Shared LLC! A Case for Private Die-Stacked DRAM Caches for Servers
A. Shahab, M. Zhu, A Margaritov, B. Grot. At the Arm Research Summit, 2018 (Best Poster Award)

Farewell My Shared LLC! A Case for Private Die-Stacked DRAM Caches for Servers
A. Shahab, M. Zhu, A Margaritov, B. Grot. At the Career Workshop for Women and Minorities in Computer Architecture (CWWMCA), in conjunction with MICRO 2018

Talks

What is the Future of Memory System in Servers?
Critical Blue, Edinburgh, May 2016

amna.shahab@ed.ac.uk

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EH8 9AB, Edinburgh, Scotland
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