Jun Yang received her PhD degree from the Computer Science Department, The University of Arizona. She was an assistant professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, Riverside from 2002 to 2006. She joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Pittsburgh in 2006. Dr. Yang chaired the program committee of MICRO-53, served on the editorial board of several IEEE Transactions and ACM Transactions, and numerous program committees of top conferences such as ASPLOS, ISCA, MICRO, and HPCA. She is included in the Hall of Fame in both MICRO and HPCA. Dr. Yang has received a best paper award in ICCD 2007, and co-authored a paper that was nominated for best paper award in HPCA-15, 2009. Dr. Yang is a recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2008. She is a member of ACM and IEEE.

Jun Yang's research interests include computer architecture, microprocessors, memory technologies. Her recent work have focused on architectural level security, GPU microarchitecture, DRAM technology, processing-in-memory, acceleration for machine learning, and quantum computing.

Research Projects


ECE 2162 Computer Architecture
ECE 3162 Advanced Computer Architecture
ECE 1110 Computer Organization

Recent Professional Activities

Steering Comittee IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture
Organizing Committee MICRO 2020 (Technical Program Committee co-Chair)

PhD Students