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Shekhar S S
Dept of CSA
Indian Institute
of Science
Bangalore - 560012

Cell Phone: +91 9448182704

About Me

I am a second year Masters candidate in the Computer Science and Autoamtion Department at Indian Institute of Science. I am associated with the Compiler lab under the supervision of Prof.Y N Srikant. I graduated from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal previously known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC) with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering in May 2004.


Research

My primary research interest lies in the field of power aware computing (low power optimizations at the level of architecture and compiler) although I am equally intersted in general computer architecture and compiler issues. My recent research work focuses around developing an object cache architecture which reduces the energy consumption of the memory hierarchy in systems that typically execute complex run-time environments for object oriented programs. Having evaluated the benefits of such an architecture, my current focus is on using static anlysis of code and profiling analysis for developing compiler optimizations which make use of the object cache architecture to reduce energy consumption.


Publications

Shekhar S S, Y N Srikant: “Object Cache – An Energy Efficient Cache Architecture”. Technical Report, Department of CSA, IISc, IISc-CSA-TR-2005-13, 2005.
Shekhar S S, Dipti Deodhare, Satwik V, Sangeeta Kumari: “AADARSHA - A Flexible Decision Support System Shell Architecture”. Proceedings of Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI - 03), Hyderabad, December 2003: 1155-1164
Shekhar S S, Satwik V, Santhi Thilagam: “COMAC Model for Network Security on Linux”. Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Networking Technologies, Coimbatore, December 2003.


Courses

  • E0 358 Topics in Power Aware Computing

  • E0 243 Computer Architecture

  • E3 260 Embedded Systems Design

  • E0 221 Discrete Structures