Youtao Zhang

Associate Professor

Email:
Office: 6407 Sennott Square
Mailbox: 375
Telephone:412-624-8837
Website: http://cs.pitt.edu/~zhangyt

Dr. Youtao Zhang joined the Department of Computer Science in January of 2006. He completed his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Arizona in 2002. Prior to joining the department, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas.

His research interests are in the area of the computer security, program analysis and compiler optimization, and computer architecture. He is the recipient of US NSF Career Award in 2005, the distinguished paper award of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) conference in 2003, the most original paper award of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP) conference in 2003.

He is a member of the ACM and the IEEE.

Five Most Recent Publications

R. Wang, Y. Zhang, and J. Yang, "ReadDuo: Constructing Reliable MLC Phase Change Memory through Fast and Robust Readout," The 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, Toulouse, France, June 2016.

X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, B. Childers, and J. Yang, "Restore Truncation for Performance Improvement in Future DRAM Systems," IEEE the 22nd International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Barcelona, Spain, March 2016.

Z. Wang, J. Yang, R. Melhem, B. Childers, Y. Zhang, and M. Guo, "Simultaneous Multikernel GPU: Multi-tasking Throughput Processors via Fine-Grained Sharing," The 22nd International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Barcelona, Spain, March 2016.

Y. Xu, B. Zhao, J. Yang, and Y. Zhang, "Simple Virtual Channel Allocation for High Throughput and High Frequency On-Chip Routers," ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing , pp. 6:1--6:23, 2015.

L. Jiang, B. Zhao, J. Yang, and Y. Zhang, "Constructing Large and Fast On-chip Cache for Mobile Processors with Multi-Level Cell STT-MRAM Technology," ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, pp. 54:1-54:24, 2015.

Research Interests

  • Compilers
  • Computer architecture
  • System security