Center for Research in Systems and Storage

Spring 2024 CRSS IAB Meeting Agenda

May 10, 2024

UCSC Engineering Event Center (E2-180) and Courtyard

Invited Guests Please Register Here 

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Agenda Highlights:

Alumni Highlight Talk: Memory-Centric Energy-Efficient Computing Systems

Rekha Pitchumani, Samsung

CXL Panel


Detailed Agenda: (note: videos and slides are available to current IAB sponsors, please email for the link)

8:30 - 9:00 am  Check-in and Breakfast

9:00-9:30 Welcome and Introductions and LIFE Forms [slides, feedback form] 

9:30-10:50 Project Updates 1 

  • Towards Emulating CXL-SSD with QEMU (Lokesh N. Jaliminche) [abstract]

  • DASSL: Deployable Anonymity Systems with Security in the Long Term (Kyle Fredrickson) [abstract]

  • Speculative Common Path Optimizations for Datacenter Workloads (Saba Jamilan)  [abstract]

  • Bede: Exploiting CXL-Memory for Job Scheduling (Pooneh Safayenikoo) [abstract]

10:50 –11:00 Coffee Break 

11:00–11:30 Alumni Highlight Talk:

  • Memory-Centric Energy-Efficient Computing Systems (Rekha Pitchumani, Samsung)

11:30–12:30 Project Updates 2: 

  • Lethe: Portable, Asynchronous Secure Deletion (Eugene Chou) [abstract] 

  • Application-Specified Memory Management (Allen Aboytes) [abstract]

  • Towards Optimizing Search and Indexing In Vector Databases (Jayjeet Chakraborty) [abstract]

12:30–1:30  Lunch

1:30–2:30 Project Updates 3: 

  • High Throughput and One-Round-Trip RDMA for Disaggregated Memory Systems (Yi Liu) [abstract]

  • MVVM: A WASI-empowered remote process resuming lightweight virtual machine (Yiwei Yang) [abstract]

  • PPFaaS: Efficient Autoscaling in Serverless through Dynamic Pipelining (Yinzhe Zhang) [abstract]

2:30 –3:00 Coffee Break

3:00 – 4:00 Industry-Academia Panel: CXL Composable and Computational Memory Programming 

Moderated by Pankaj Mehra (UCSC; Elephance)
Industry Panelists: Matt Bromage (Arm), Mats Oberg (Marvell), Rekha Pitchumani (Samsung), Kirk Bresniker (HP Labs)

4:00–4:15 LIFE Forms Review 

4:15–4:45 Financial Overview, New Business and Feedback to Center Director (IAB Members only session)

4:45 - 6:30 Poster Session and Mixer at the Engineering Courtyard


Special Thanks to our IAB Sponsors:



Last modified 28 May 2024