BioPh.D. in Computer Science, University of California, San Diego
Research interests include: Computer Architecture, Compilers, Computer Security
Ashish Venkat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia, where he joined after obtaining a Ph.D. from UC San Diego. His research interests are in computer architecture and compilers, especially in instruction set design, processor microarchitecture, binary translation, code generation, and their intersection with computer security and machine learning. His work on heterogeneous architectures has been published at top-tier venues such as ISCA, ASPLOS, and HPCA. His work has been featured in the IEEE Micro Top Picks Issue of 2019 and was recognized as the runner-up of the HPCA Best Paper Award in 2019. His dissertation research has been successfully ported and transferred to the Cloud Platforms division of the IBM Haifa Research Lab.