News

2021

  • Our undergraduate student Leo Liu interviewed our Prof. Hank Korth for The Brown and White. Topic: Blockchain! Check out the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny5riKtmIsE.
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of ACM SIGOPS EuroSys 2022. Consider submitting and attending!
  • Check out Kathleen Weiss Hanley‘s and our Prof. Korth‘s recent podcast on Explaining Blockchain.
  • Our paper “Rabia: Simplifying State-Machine Replication Through Randomization” has been accepted at SOSP 2021. Congrats to the whole team!
  • Our Associate Professor Mike Spear will serve as program co-chair of the 27th ACM SIGPLAN Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP 2022). Congratulations Mike!
  • Our Professor Hank Korth has been named director of the Blockchain lab in the Center for Financial Services within Lehigh’s College of Business. Congratulations Hank!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of ACM SIGPLAN PPoPP 2022. Consider submitting and attending!
  • Our Assistant Professor Roberto Palmieri has been awarded the NSF CAREER, titled “Distributed Protocols and Primitives Optimized for RDMA Read/Write Operations in Data Management Systems“. Abstract available here.
  • Our paper “KVCG: A Heterogeneous Key-Value Store for Skewed Workloads” has been accepted at SYSTOR 2021. Congrats dePaul and Jacob!
  • Our paper “FW-KV: Improving Read Guarantees in PSI” has been accepted at MIDDLEWARE 2021. Congrats Masoomeh!
  • Our paper “Brief Announcement: Semantic Conflict Detection for Transactional Data Structure Libraries” has been accepted at SPAA 2021. Congrats Yaodong!
  • Our Assistant Professor Roberto Palmieri will co-chair the Program Committee of SRDS 2021 along with Yvonne-Anne Pignolet. Consider submitting and attending!
  • Our faculty member Xiaochen Guo has been promoted as Associated Professor with tenure. Congratulations Xiaochen for this great achievement!
  • Our PhD student Chao Zhang successfully defended his PhD disseretation. Chao will join Facebook. Congratulations Dr. Zhang and good luck!
  • Our collaborative work “SPX64: A Scratchpad Memory for General-Purpose Microprocessors” has been accepted to TACO. Congratulations!
  • Our paper “Exploiting Locality in Scalable Ordered Maps” has been accepted at ICDCS 2021. Congratulations Matthew!
  • Our paper “Bundled References: An Abstraction for Highly-Concurrent Linearizable Range Queries” has been accepted as poster at PPoPP 2021. Congratulations Jacob!
  • Our Assistant Professor Roberto Palmieri will co-chair the Program Committee of PaPoC 2021 along with Heidi Howard. PaPoC is colocated with Eurosys. Consider submitting and attending!
  • Our poster paper “On Building Modular and Elastic Data Structures with Bulk Operations” has been accepted at ICDCN 2021. Congratulations Kevin, Joe, and Athicha!

2020

  • Prof. Korth will serve as committee member of ACM SIGMOD 2021. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of ACM Eurosys 2021 and USENIX ATC 2021. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Xiaochen Guo received a Department of Energy (DoE) subcontract to perform research on “Innovative Architectures for High Performance Data Analytics”. Congratulation Xiaochen!
  • Our post-doc Ahmed Hassan has been promoted as Professor of Practice in the CSE department at Lehigh University. Congratulations Ahmed and good luck!
  • Our PhD student Masoomeh Javidi Kishi successfully defended her PhD disseretation. Masoomeh will join Oracle. Congratulations Dr. Javidi Kishi and good luck!
  • Our paper “Performance Evaluation of the Impact of NUMA on One-sided RDMA Interactions” has been accepted at SRDS 2020. Congratulations Jacob!
  • Our PhD student Pantea Zardoshti passed his PhD general exam. Congratulations Pantea!
  • Our paper “Exploiting Locality in Scalable Ordered Maps” has been accepted at PACT 2020. Congratulations Matthew!
  • Our paper “Optimizing Linearizable Bulk Operations on Data Structures” has been accepted at ICPP 2020. Congratulations Matthew!
  • Our paper “Brief Announcement: On Implementing Software Transactional Memory in the C++ Memory Model” has been accepted at PODC 2020. Congratulations Matthew!
  • Our paper “RnR: A Software-Assisted Record-and-Replay Hardware Prefetcher” has been accepted at MICRO 2020. Congratulations Chao and Yuan!
  • Two papers “On the Performance Impact of NUMA on One-sided RDMA Interactions” and “On Reading Fresher Snapshots in Parallel Snapshot Isolation” have been accepted as poster papers at ICDCS 2020. Congratulations Jacob and Masoomeh!
  • Our paper “Don’t Forget About Synchronization! Guidelines for Using Locks on GPU” has been accepted at then Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience journal. Congratulations Jacob and dePaul!
  • Our paper “Understanding and Improving Persistent Transactions on Optane DC Memory” has been accepted at IPDPS 2020. Congratulations Pantea!
  • Prof. Spear will serve as committee member of PACT 2020. Consider to submit and attend!

2019

  • Our paper “HaTS: Hardware-assisted Transaction Scheduler” has been accepted at OPODIS 2019. Congratulations Zhanhao!
  • Our paper “Optimizing Persistent Memory Transactions” has been accepted at PACT 2019. Congratulations Pantea and Tingzhe!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of Usenix ATC 2020. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our paper “Scrabble: A Fine-­Grained Cache with Adaptive Merged Block” has been accepted at IEEE Transactions on Computers. Congratulations Chao and Yuan!
  • Prof. Korth and Prof. Palmieri have been invited to present at the 2019 Lehigh Quant/Financial Engineering Conference.
  • Prof. Korth serves as committee member of BCDL 2020. Consider to attend!
  • Prof. Guo will serve as committee member of IPDPS 2020. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Spear will serve as Chair of the Program Committee of SPAA 2020. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as Local Arrangement Chair of SPAA 2020 to be held in Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Our paper “On the Correctness of Transaction Processing with External Dependency” has been accepted as Brief Announcement at DISC 2019. Congrats Masoomeh!
  • Prof. Guo will serve as committee member of HPCA 2020. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of ICPP 2020. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our paper “A Practical, Scalable, Relaxed Priority Queue” has been accepted at ICPP 2019. Congratulations Tingzhe!
  • Prof. Spear will serve as committee member of PPoPP 2020. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our paper “Simplifying Transactional Memory Support in C++” has been accepted at ACM TACO. Congratulations Pantea!
  • Our PhD student Tingzhe Zhou successfully defended his PhD disseretation. Tingzhe will join Facebook. Congratulations Tingzhe and good luck!
  • Our paper “SSS: Scalable Key-Value Store with External Consistent and Abort-free Read-only Transactions” has been accepted at ICDCS 2019. Congratulations Masoomeh!
  • Our paper “Optimizing Persistent Transactions” has been accepted as Brief Announcement at SPAA 2019. Congratulations Tingzhe and Pantea!
  • Prof. Spear will serve as committee member of DISC 2019. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our paper “Lerna: Parallelizing Dependent Loops Using Speculation” has been accepted for publication at ACM Transactions on Storage, ACM ToS, 2019.
  • Prof. Spear will serve as committee member of PACT 2019. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our MS student Yaodong Sheng is now a PhD student at SSS. Welcome Yaodong!
  • Our paper “Don’t Forget About Synchronization! A Case Study of K-Means on GPU” has been accepted at PMAM 2019. Congratulations Jacob!
  • The abstract submitted by our PhD student Jacob to the CGO Student Research Competition on the performance interaction betweeb RDMA and NUMA has been accepted. Congratulations Jacob!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of ACM PaPoC 2019. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our paper “Processing Transactions in a Predefined Order” has been accepted at PPoPP 2019.
  • Our PhD students Masoomeh and Pantea attended the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), the world’s largest gathering of women technologists.
  • Our paper “NUMASK: High Performance Scalable Skip List for NUMA” has been accepted at DISC 2018.
  • Our NSF project “Data Structure Designs and Implementations for Modern Multicore Architectures and Applications” has been funded for three years!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as committee member of ACM SYSTOR 2019. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Palmieri will serve as external committee member of ACM SIGPLAN PPoPP 2019. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Prof. Spear will serve as committee member of ACM SIGPLAN PPoPP 2019. Consider to submit and attend!
  • Our PhD student Tingzhe Zhou passed his PhD general exam. Congratulations Tingzhe!