- Assistant Professor, EECS
2335 Irving Hill Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045
Dr. Alian joined the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Kansas as an Assistant Professor in August 2020.
His research explores opportunities in the intersection of computer architecture and networking to build efficient datacenters. His goal is to unlock the potentials of hardware and operating system co-design in architecting application-transparent, near-data processing hardware for improving datacenter's performance, energy efficiency, and scalability.
Computer Architecture and Systems: performance, simulation
Operating Systems and Networking: datacenter networking, I/O subsystem
Awards & Honors —
Best paper finalist in IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC) 2018
Best paper finalist in IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO) 2018
Honorable mention in IEEE MICRO Top Picks 2017
Best paper finalist in IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software(ISPASS) 2017
Best paper finalist in IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture(HPCA) 2017