Hui Zhao

F278 Discovery Park
Computer Science and Engineering
University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203, USA
Email: hui dot zhao AT unt dot edu

Ph.D.  Penn State University  
Teaching

                 
Fall 2018 - Assembly Language and Computer Organization, CSE 2610.

                 
Spring 2018 - Topics in Computer Science and Engineering: Network-on-Chip, CSE 5933.

              Fall 2017 - Computer System Architecture, CSE 5610.

              Spring 2017 - Topics in Computer Science and Engineering: Network-on-Chip, CSE 5933.

              Fall 2016 - Computer System Architecture, CSE 5610.






Research

Computing with Near Data. SIGMETRICS 2019.
Xulong Tang, Mahmut Taylan Kandemir, Hui Zhao, Myoungsoo Jung, and Mustafa Karakoy.

Improving GPU NoC Power Efficiency through Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation.  ICCE 2019.
Xianwei Cheng, Hui Zhao, Saraju P. Mohanty and Juan Fang.

Exploration of System Configuration in Effective Training of CNNs on GPGPUs. ICCE 2019.
Li Zhang, Xianwei Cheng, Hui Zhao, Saraju P. Mohanty and Juan Fang.

Designing Scalable Hybrid Wireless NoC for GPGPUs. ISVLSI 2018.
H. Zhao, X. Cheng, S. P. Mohanty and J. Fang.

Exploration on Routing Configuration of HNoC with Reasonable Energy Consumption. ISVLSI 2018.
J. Fang, Z. Chang, Y. Cheng, and H. Zhao.

Packet Pump: Overcoming Network Bottleneck in On-Chip Interconnects for GPGPUs. DAC 2018.
Xianwei Cheng, Yang Zhao, Hui Zhao, Yuan Xie.

DEMM: A Dynamic Energy-Saving Mechanism for Multicore Memories. MASCOTS 2017: 210-220.
Akbar Sharifi, Wei Ding, Diana Guttman, Hui Zhao, Xulong Tang, Mahmut T. Kandemir, Chita R. Das.

Summary of the 2015 NIST Language Recognition i-Vector Machine Learning Challenge.
A. Tong, C. Greenberg, A. Martin, D. Banse, H. Zhao, G. Doddington, D. Garcia-Romero, A. McCree, D. Reynolds, E. Singer, J. Hernandez-Cordero and L. Mason. ODYSSEY 2016.

Results of The 2015 NIST Language Recognition Evaluation.
H. Zhao, D. Banse, G. Doddington, C. Greenberg, J. Hernandez-Cordero, J. Howard, L. Mason, A. Martin, D. Reynolds, E. Singer, A. Tong. INTERSPEECH 2016.

Phase Detection with Hidden Markov Models for DVFS on Many-Core Processors.
J. Booth, J. Kotra, H. Zhao, M. Kandemir, P. Raghravan, T. Abdelzaher. ICDCS 2015.

Memory Row Reuse Distance and its Role in Optimizing Application Performance.
M. Kandemir, H. Zhao, X. Tang, M. Karakoy. SIGMETRICS 2015.

Taper:Tackling Power Emergencies in the Dark Silicon Era by Exploiting Resource Scalability.
H. Zhao, M. Kandemir, M. J. Irwin. COMPUTING FRONTIER 2015.

A hybrid NoC design for cache coherence optimization for chip multiprocessors.
H. Zhao, O. Jang, W. Ding, Y. Zhang, M. T. Kandemir, M. J. Irwin. DAC 2012

Exploring heterogeneous NoC design space.
H. Zhao, M. T. Kandemir, W. Ding, M. J. Irwin. ICCAD 2011: 787-793

Feedback control based cache reliability enhancement for emerging multicores.
H. Zhao, A. Sharifi, S. Srikantaiah, M. T. Kandemir. ICCAD 2011.

Exploring Performance-Power Tradeoffs in Providing Reliability for NoC-Based MPSoCs.
H. Zhao, M. Kandemir, M. J. Irwin. ISQED 2011.

A special-purpose compiler for look-up table and code generation for function Evaluation.
Y. Zhang, L. Deng, P. Yedlapalli, S. Prashanth Muralidhara, H. Zhao, M. T. Kandemir, C. Chakrabarti, N. Pitsianis, X. Sun. DATE 2010.

Feedback control for providing QoS in NoC based multicores.
A. Sharifi, H. Zhao, M. T. Kandemir. DATE 2010.



News
We are looking for talented and motivated Ph.D students to join our research group.
10/2018        Dr. Zhao attended the NSF CSR PI meeting. She received the travel grant as an aspiring PI.

10/2018        Juan Ruiz and David Woodward joined our group as undergraduate students. They will work on a project to investigate
                     unsafe areas using drones and Jetson TX2.

9/2018          Our paper will appear in the proceedings of the 37th IEEE ICCE.  Congratualations to Xianwei and Li.

8/2018          Beilei Jiang joined our group as a PhD student.

6/2018          Li Zhang joined our group as a Master's student.

5/2018          Dr. Zhao attended the NSF CSR Aspring PI workshop. She received the travel grant to attend the workshop.

4/2018          Two of our papers will appear in proceedings of  ISVLSI 2018.

2/2018          Our paper "Packet Pump: Overcoming Network Bottleneck in On-Chip Interconnects for GPGPUs" is accepted by the
                      premier  Design Automation Conference (DAC 2018). Congratulations to Xianwei to publish on DAC as a first year
                     Ph.D. student.

8/2017          Xianwei Cheng joined our group as a PhD student.

8/2016          Dr. Zhao started as an assistant professor at the CSE department of UNT.

 
 
Brief Bio

               


Dr. Zhao is an Assistant Professor at University of North Texas in the Computer Science and Engineering department. She is the PI of Lab for  Emerging Computer Architectures (LARC).
Her research interests are multi-core and GPU accelerated computing systems, including Network-on-Chips, memory systmes and heterogeneous computing. She is currently investigating hardware accelerator designs for Deep Neural Networks, including GPUs and FPGAs.
She received her BS and MSEE degree from Harbin Institute of Technology and Northeastern University (Boston) respectively. She received her Ph.D degree from the Pennsylvania State University. She has also worked as a hardware engineer before joining the academia.