Parul Sohal      

PhD Student
Department of Computer Science
Boston University, Boston, USA
Advisor: Prof. Orran Krieger

Email: psohal AT bu DOT edu

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I am a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at Boston University. I joined CS@BU in Fall’17 and I am working with Prof. Orran Krieger and Prof. Renato Mancuso. My interests lie in performance optimization of applications via controlling interference from contention over shared hardware resources.

Research Interests

  • Performace Optimation

  • Operating Systems

  • Hardware


  • PhD Student, Computer Science, 2017 - present
    Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

  • Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Mathematics, 2013-2017
    Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, USA


  • Unikernels: The Next Stage of Linux’s Dominance.
    Ali Raza, Parul Sohal, James Cadden, Jonathan Appavoo, Ulrich Drepper, Richard Jones, Orran Krieger, Renato Mancuso, and Larry Woodman
    Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS ’19), May 13–15, 2019, Bertinoro, Italy.

  • (Under Review)
    Surprising Twists when Tackling LLC and Main Memory Bandwidth Contention
    Parul Sohal, Ulrich Drepper, Orran Krieger, Renato Mancuso
    EUROSYS, 2020, Crete, Greece

Teaching Experience

  • Boston University

    • CS 112 Introduction of Computer Science II - Fall 2017