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ARPERS stands for Architecture Research for PErformance, Reliability, and Security (ARPERS).ARPERS research group focuses on computer architecture  exploration and modeling to support cross-cutting design issues such as performance, quality of service, interaction with software systems, security, and reliability. More information about our group can be found by visiting our Research and Publications web-pages. ARPERS was founded in 2002 and is led by Professor Yan Solihin

Yan Solihin is a Program Director at the Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) at the National Science Foundation. His responsibilities include managing the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC), Computer Systems Research (CSR), Scalability and Parallelism in the eXtreme (SPX), NSF/Intel Partnership on Foundational Microarchitecture Research (FoMR) programs, among others. He is also a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. 

He obtained his B.S. degree in computer science from Institut Teknologi Bandung in 1995, B.S. degree in Mathematics from Universitas Terbuka Indonesia in 1995, M.A.Sc degree in computer engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 1997, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999 and 2002. He is a recipient of 2010 and 2005 IBM Faculty Partnership Award, 2004 NSF Faculty Early Career Award, and 1997 AT&T Leadership Award. He is listed in the HPCA Hall of Fame. His research has been selected for Best Paper Award finalist/nomination for ISPASS 2013, IPDPS 2012, and HPCA 2005. His research has been covered by the IEEE Spectrum, US News, PC World, HPCWire, Slashdot, and others. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

His research interests include computer architecture, especially architecture support for security, memory hierarchy design, non-volatile memory architecture, programming models, and workload cloning. He has published more than 90 journal/conference papers, and more than 40 US patents. He has delivered 67 invited talks/seminars, including several keynote presentations and multi-day tutorials. He has released several software packages to the public: ACAPP - a cache performance model toolset, HeapServer - a secure heap management library, Scaltool - parallel program scalability pinpointer, and Fodex - a forensic document examination toolset. He has written two graduate-level textbook:

   

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Note to Prospective Students

We are constantly looking for graduate students to work on interesting and pressing problems in this area. We are specifically looking for students with strong analytical and problem solving skills, strong programming skills, and background knowledge in computer architecture, systems software, and compilers. If you are interested in joining ARPERS, send an email to Dr Yan Solihin (solihin at ncsu.nospam.edu, remove nospam if you are not a robot)

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ARPERS activities are currently funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Samsung Electronics Corporation, Intel, IBM through Faculty Partnership Award, North Carolina State University, and through equipment grants from IBM and HP.


 
 
 
 
 

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Dr. Yan Solihin 

2400A Engineering Building II

Campus Box 7256 NC State University Raleigh NC USA 27695

Voice       :   919-513-2965                                                                                                                                                                 
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E-Mail      :  solihin [at] ncsu.edu                                                                                                                                                     
Web-Page :  http://sites.google.com/site/arpersncsu/

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