Akanksha Jain

Research Associate
Akanksha Jain is a Research Associate at The University of Texas at Austin. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Texas in August 2016. In 2009, she received the B.Tech and M. Tech degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Her research interests are in computer architecture, with a particular focus on the memory system and on using machine learning techniques to improve the design of memory system optimizations.

Research

Research Areas: 
Research Interests: 
  • Memory System Performance
  • Cache Replacement
  • Prefetching
  • Machine learning for computer architecture

Select Publications

Hao Wu, Krishnendra Nathella, Dam Sunwoo, Akanksha Jain, Calvin Lin. June 2019. Efficient Meta-Data Management for Irregular Data Prefetching. 46th International Symposium on Computer Architecture.
Akanksha Jain, Calvin Lin. June 2018. Rethinking Belady’s Algorithm In The Presence Of Prefetching. 45th International Symposium on Computer Architecture.
Akanksha Jain, Calvin Lin. June 2017. Hawkeye: Leveraging Belady’s Algorithm for Improved Cache Replacement. 2nd Cache Replacement Championship PUBLICATION YEAR: 2017.
Akanksha Jain, Calvin Lin. June 2016. Back to the Future: Leveraging Belady’s Algorithm for Improved Cache Replacement. 43rd International Symposium on Computer Architecture.
Akanksha Jain, Calvin Lin. December 2013. Linearizing Irregular Memory Accesses for Improved Correlated Prefetching. 46th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture.

Awards & Honors

2018 - MIT Rising Star in EECS
2017 - International Cache Replacement Championship
2016 - Top Picks in Computer Architecture, Honorable Mention
2013 - Best Paper Award, Honorable Mention, MICRO
2009-2010 - Microelectronics and Computer Development Fellowship