Saba Ahmadian

Saba Ahmadian

PhD in Computer Engineering

Data Storage, Networks, and Processing (DSN) Lab
Sharif Univeristy of Technology

Education


My full resume: Resume (En), Resume (Fa)

Doctor of Philosophy, in Computer Engineering in Sharif Univeristy of Technology, Tehran, Iran. [GPA: 18.36/20]
Thesis: "Improving Efficiency of Storage Subsystems for Virtualization Platforms", under supervision of Dr. Hossein Asadi.

Master of Science, in Computer Architecture from Sharif Univeristy of Technology, Tehran, Iran. [GPA: 18.80/20]
Thesis: "Development of a Reliability Aware Energy Management Technique for Automata-Based Embedded Systems", under supervision of Dr. Alireza Ejlali.

Bachelor of Science, in Computer Engineering from Sharif Univeristy of Technology, Tehran, Iran. with major in Computer Hardware Engineering. [GPA: 17.1/20, Major: 19.1/20]
Thesis: "A study of Fully Adiabatic families and comparision of their reliability, performance and power consumption", under supervision of Dr. Alireza Ejlali.


Publications


  1. H. Asadi and S. Ahmadian, Cache Allocation to a Virtual Machine, US Patent, Application Pending, App. No. 16252584, Jan. 2019.
  2. M. Kishani, S. Ahmadian, and H. Asadi, A Modeling Framework for Reliability of Erasure Codes in SSD Arrays, IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), In Press, 2020.
  3. S. Ahmadian, F. Taheri, and H. Asadi, Evaluating Reliability of SSD-Based I/O Caches in Enterprise Storage Systems, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC), In Press, 2020.
  4. S. Ahmadian, R. Salkhordeh, and H. Asadi, LBICA: A Load Balancer for I/O Cache Architectures, IEEE/ACM Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE), Florence, Italy, March 2019.
  5. S. Ahmadian, O. Mutlu, and H. Asadi, ECI-Cache: A High-Endurance and Cost-Efficient I/O Caching Scheme for Virtualized Platforms, Proceedings of the ACM on Measurement and Analysis of Computing Systems (POMACS), Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2018.
  6. S. Ahmadian, O. Mutlu, and H. Asadi, ECI-Cache: A High-Endurance and Cost-Efficient I/O Caching Scheme for Virtualized Platforms, ACM SIGMETRICS, Irvine, California, June 2018.
  7. S. Ahmadian, F. Taheri, M. Lotfi, M. Karimi, and H. Asadi, Investigating Power Outage Effects on Reliability of Solid-State Drives, IEEE/ACM Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE), Dresden, Germany, March 2018.
  8. M.K. Tavana, S. Ahmadian, and M. Goudarzi, Dynamically Adaptive Register File Architecture for Energy Reduction in Embedded Processors, Microprocessors and Microsystems, 2015.


Honors and Rewards


  • Invited Speaker in Winter Seminar Series (WSS2017) in Shairf University of Technology, Winter 2017. Topic: Cost Effective Storage Architectures for Emerging Big Data Applications ().
  • Member of Iran National Elites Foundation (INEF).
  • Qualified to graduate studies (PhD) in Sharif Univeristy of Technology without entrance exam, 2015.
  • Qualified to graduate studies (MS) in Sharif Univeristy of Technology without entrance exam, 2013.
  • Ranked in top 10 students in cumulative GPA of the Computer Engineering (Hardware), 2009 beginners, Sharif Univeristy of Technology.
  • Ranked 134th among more than 300,000 students in annual nationwide universities entrance exam of Iran, 2009.


  • Skills


  • Virtualization Platforms: ESXi, XEN, QEMU
  • Clustering: Rocks Cluster Distribution
  • PROG. LANGUAGES: Proficient in C/C++, MATLAB
  • HDL: Verilog
  • OPERATING SYSTEMS: Linux, Mac OS, Windows
  • MODELING and SIMULATION: Modelsim, Hspice, Altium Designer
  • SYNTHESIS TOOL: Synopsys Design Compiler (+ Power Compiler), Altera Quartus II, Xilinx ISE, Tanner EDA LEdit, SEdit, Virtuoso
  • PROCESSOR and FPGA ARCHITECTURE: OpenRISC1200, MIPS, Xilinx Virtex Family
  • ARCHITECURAL SIMULATION: or1kSim (OpenRISC1200)
  • LANGUAGE: Persian (native), Turkish (mother tongue), English (fluent), Arabic (familiar)


  • Research


    Member of Data Storage, Network, and Processing Lab (DSN-Lab) under supervision of Dr. Hossein Asadi (2015-now).
    Member of Embedded Systems Research Lab (ESRLab) under supervision of Dr. Alireza Ejlali (2012-2015).
    Member of Energy Aware Systems Laboratory (EASY) under supervision of Dr. Maziar Goudarzi (2011-2012).


    Documents


    A useful and simple guide for Design Compiler and Power Compiler (Prepared by me in Persian). Download link: DC+PC Guide


    Contact


    Room#405, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Avenue, Tehran, Iran, 11155-11365