Lei Zhao (赵磊)

I started my Ph.D. study from 2014 at the University of Pittsburgh under the supervision of Prof. Youtao Zhang. Prior to that, I received my B.S. degree of Software Engineering in 2011 and M.S. degree of Computer Science in 2014 from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China.



Contact / Teaching / Research / Publications /

Contact

210 S. Bouquet Street

Department of Computer Science

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260-9161, USA

Office: 6514

E-mail: leizhao@cs.pitt.edu

Teaching

Fall 2014

CS0007 Introduction to Computer Programming Grader (Instructor: K. Bigrigg)

CS0401 Intermediate Programming Using Java Grader (Instructor: M. Lipschultz)

Spring 2015

CS0007 Introduction to Computer Programming Grader (Instructor: R. Hoffman)

CS0401 Intermediate Programming Using Java Grader (Instructor: M. Lipschultz)

Summer 2015

CS0401 Intermediate Programming Using Java Recitation (Instructor: J. Misurda)

Fall 2015

CS1541 Introduction to Computer Architecture Grader (Instructor: M. Bigrigg)

CS2410 Computer Architecture Grader (Instructor: R. Melhem)

Fall 2016

CS1530 Software Engineering Grader (Instructor: W. Laboon)

CS1621 Structure of Programming Languages Grader (Instructor: Y. Zhang)

Spring 2017

CS0441 Discrete Stuctures for Computer Science Recitation (Instructor: A. Conn)

CS1622 Introduction to Compiler Design Grader (Instructor: Y. Zhang)

Research

My research interests lie in the fields of emerging memory technology and accelerators for neural networks.

Publications

ICCAD: AEP: An Error-bearing Neural Network Accelerator for Energy Efficiency and Model Protection
Lei Zhao, Youtao Zhang, and Jun Yang
International Conference On Computer Aided Design, 2017.


ICCAD: Speeding Up Crossbar Resistive Memory by Exploiting In-memory Data Patterns
Wen Wen, Lei Zhao, Youtao Zhang, and Jun Yang
International Conference On Computer Aided Design, 2017.


NVMSA: Mitigating Shift-Based Covert-Channel Attacks in Racetrack Last Level Caches
Lei Zhao, Youtao Zhang, and Jun Yang
Non-Volatile Memory Systems and Applications Symposium, 2017.


ISQED: Constructing Fast and Energy Efficient 1TnR based ReRAM Crossbar Memory
Lei Zhao, Lei Jiang, Youtao Zhang, Nong Xiao, and Jun Yang
International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, 2017.
Best Paper Nominee


ICCD: Exploit Common Source-Line to Construct Energy Efficient Domain Wall Memory based Caches
Xianwei Zhang, Lei Zhao, Youtao Zhang, and Jun Yang
International Conference on Computer Design, 2015.