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Mengjia Yan


A PhD student doing research in hardware support for security @ UIUC.


Publications

Conferences

(MICRO 2018) InvisiSpec: Invisible Speculative Execution
Mengjia Yan, Jiho Choi, Dimitrios Skarlatos, Adam Morrison, Christopher W. Fletcher, Josep Torrellas. Proceedings of the 51th International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), October 2018. Acceptance rate of 21.26%

(Oakland 2019) Attack Directories, Not Caches: Side Channel Attacks in a Non-Inclusive World
Mengjia Yan, Read Sprabery, Bhargava Gopireddy, Christopher W. Fletcher, Roy Campbell, Josep Torrellas. To appear in the Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (Oakland/SP), May 2019. [pdf] [poster]
Part of the work was presented in Hardware and Architectural Support for Security and Privacy (HASP), June 2018. [slides]

(ISCA 2018) UCNN: Exploiting Computational Reuse in Deep Neural Networks via Weight Repetition
Kartik Hegde, Jiyong Yu, Rohit Agrawal, Mengjia Yan, Michael Pellauer, Christopher W. Fletcher. The 45th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), 2018. Acceptance rate of 16.93%. [pdf]

(HPCA 2018) Record-Replay Architecture as a General Security Framework
Yasser Shalabi, Mengjia Yan, Nima Honarmand, Ruby B Lee, Josep Torrellas. The 24th International Symposium on HighPerformance Computer Architecture (HPCA), 2018. Acceptance rate of 19.23%. [pdf] [slides] [BibTex]

(ISCA 2017) Secure Hierarchy-Aware Cache Replacement Policy (SHARP): Defending Against Cache-Based Side Channel Attacks
Mengjia Yan, Bhargava Gopireddy, Thomas Shull, Josep Torrellas. The 44th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), 2017. Acceptance rate of 16.77%. [pdf] [slides] [poster] [BibTex]

(MICRO 2016) ReplayConfusion: Detecting Cache-based Covert Channel Attacks Using Record and Replay.
Mengjia Yan, Yasser Shalabi, Josep Torrellas. Proceedings of the 49th International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), Taipei, Taiwan, October 2016. Acceptance rate of 21.55% [pdf] [slides] [poster] [BibTex]

Workshops

(HASP 2018) WiP: Cross-Core Prime+Probe Attacks on Non-inclusive Caches.
Mengjia Yan, Read Sprabery, Bhargava Gopireddy, Christopher Fletcher, Roy Campbell and Josep Torrellas. Hardware and Architectural Support for Security and Privacy (HASP) 2018, Los Angeles, CA, June 2018. [slides]

(IPDPSW 2013) Agent-Based Traffic Merging in Network-on-Chip.
Mengjia Yan, Weiwei Fu, Chao Wang, Tianzhou Chen, Li Liu. IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum, Cambridge, MA, USA, May 2013. [pdf] [BibTex]