Chair for Embedded Systems
Sepideh Safari

Sepideh Safari

  • Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7
    Bldg. 07.21
    76131 Karlsruhe

Short Bio

Sepideh Safari received the M.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2016. She is currently working toward the PhD degree under supervision of Dr. Hessabi in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology. She is now a visiting researcher in the Chair for Embedded Systems (CES)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. Her research interests include: Scheduling of real-time mixed-criticality embedded systems, low-power design of embedded and cyber physical systems, energy management in fault-tolerant mixed-criticality systems, and multicore systems with a focus on dependability/reliability.

 

Education

 

Research Interests

  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Embedded System Design
  • Fault-Tolerant System Design
  • Low-Power System Design
  • Network on Chip & System on Chip

 

 

Publications

Amir Yeganeh-Khaksar, Mohsen Ansari, Sepideh Safari, Sina Yari-Karin, and Alireza Ejlali
Ring-DVFS: Reliability-Aware Reinforcement Learning-Based DVFS for Real-Time Embedded Systems
in IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, 2020.
M. Ansari, M. Salehi, S. Safari, A. Ejlali and M. Shafique
Peak-Power-Aware Primary-Backup Technique for Efficient Fault-Tolerance in Multicore Embedded Systems
in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 142843-142857, 2020.
Sepideh Safari, Shaahin Hessabi, Ghazal Ershadi
LESS-MICS: A Low Energy Standby-Sparing Scheme for Mixed-Criticality Systems
in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2020.
Sepideh Safari, Mohsen Ansari, Ghazal Ershadi, and Shaahin Hessabi
On the scheduling of Energy-Aware Fault-Tolerant Mixed-Criticality Multicore Systems with Service Guarantee Exploration
in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 2338-2354, 1 Oct. 2019.
Mohsen Ansari, Sepideh Safari, Amir Yeganeh, Mohammad Salehi, and Alireza Ejlali
Peak Power Management to Meet Thermal Design Power in Fault-Tolerant Embedded Systems
in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 161-173, 1 Jan. 2019.
Mohsen Ansari, Amir Yeganeh, Sepideh Safari, and Alireza Ejlali
Peak-Power-Aware Energy Management for Periodic Real-Time Applications
in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 2019.
Sepideh Safari, Mohsen Ansari, Mohammad Salehi, and Alireza Ejlali
Energy-Budget-Aware Reliability Management in Multi-Core Embedded Systems with Hybrid Energy Source
in The CSI Journal on Computer Science and Engineering (JCSE), 2019.
Mohsen Ansari, Sepideh Safari, Farimah R.Poursafaei, Mohammad Salehi, and Alireza Ejlali
AdDQ: Low-Energy Hardware Replication for Real-Time Systems through Adaptive Dual Queue Scheduling
in The CSI Journal on Computer Science and Engineering (JCSE), vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 31-38, 2017.
Farimah R.Poursafaei, Sepideh Safari, Mohsen Ansari, Mohammad Salehi, and Alireza Ejlali
Offline Replication and Online Energy Management for Hard Real-Time Multicore Systems
in Proc. of the 1st Int'l of the CSI Symposium on Real-Time and Embedded Systems and Technologies (RTEST-2015), Tehran, Iran, October 2015.
Zahra Shirmohammadi, Mohsen Ansari, Sanaz Kazemi, Sepideh Safari and Seyed-Ghasem Miremadi
PAM: a Packet Manipulation Mechanism for Mitigating the Crosstalk Faults in NoCs
in Proc. of the 13th IEEE Int'l Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and secure computing (DASC), Liverpool, England, October 2015.
Sepideh Safari, Mohsen Ansari, Zahra Shirmohammadi, and Seyed-Ghasem Miremadi
The effects of Error Correction and Detection Codes on the Reliability Improvement of NoCs against Crosstalk Faults
in Proc. of the 7th Int'l Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology, Urmia, Iran, May 2015 (in Persian).

 

Honors and Awards

  • Elected as a national talent, Iran, 2016-2020.
  • Elected as the premier teacher assistant at Sharif University of Technology, 2017.
  • Admitted to the PhD program at Sharif University of Technology as an Exceptional Talented Student, 2016.
  • Ranked 1st out of 1000 graduated Master’s students at Sharif University of Technology, 2016.
  • Ranked 1st among 42 graduated Master’s students in computer architecture, computer engineering department, Sharif University of Technology, 2016.
  • Admitted as an Exceptional Talented Student at Sharif University of Technology for M.Sc programs, 2014.
  • Ranked 2nd among 37 graduated Bachelor’s students in computer engineering, computer engineering department, Shahed University, 2014.

 

Teaching Experience

  • Lab Instructor, Digital Design Lab, Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2018, Dr. Afshin Hemmatyar.
  • Teaching Assistant, System on Chip (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2018, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Digital System Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2018, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Teaching Assistant, Testability (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2017, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Numerical Methods (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2017, Mr. Mohsen Ansari.
  • Teaching Assistant, Logic Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2017, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Low Power System Design (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2017, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Teaching Assistant, Advanced VLSI Design (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2017, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Logic Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2017, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, System on Chip (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2016, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, VLSI Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2016, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Embedded System Design (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2016, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Teaching Assistant, Logic Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2016, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Lab Instructor, Logic Design Lab, Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2016, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Lab Instructor, Digital System Design Lab, Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Summer 2016, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Testability (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2016, Dr. Shaahin Hessabi.
  • Teaching Assistant, Digital System Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2015, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Teaching Assistant, Low Power System Design (Graduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Fall 2015, Dr. Alireza Ejlali.
  • Teaching Assistant, Digital System Design (Undergraduate), Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering, Spring 2015, Dr. Naser Mohammadzadeh.

 

Professional Service

  • IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Reviewer.
  • The CSI Symposium on Real-Time and Embedded Systems and Technologies (RTEST2018), Reviewer.
  • The CSI Symposium on Real-Time and Embedded Systems and Technologies (RTEST2015), Reviewer.

 

Skills

  • Programming Languages: C, C++ and Matlab
  • HDL: Verilog, VHDL
  • Design, Synthesis and Simulation Tools: Xilinx ISE, Quartus II, Synopsys Design Compiler, SOC Encounter, HSIM, IC Encounter, Hspice, Modelsim, Booksim
  • Operating Systems: Windows, macOS and Linux

 

Selected Courses

  • Graduate Course, Spring 2017 Wireless Networking (20/20) (Dr. Ali Mohammad Afshin Hemmatyar) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Spring 2017 Computer Network Management (20/20) (Dr. Kambiz Mizanian) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2016 On-Chip Communication (20/20) (Dr. Somayyeh Koohi) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2016 Hardware Security & Trust (20/20) (Dr. Siavash Bayat-Sarmadi) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2016 Interconnection Networks (19.6/20) (Prof. Hamid Sarbazi-Azad) (Ranked 2nd)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2015 Advanced VLSI (20/20) (Dr. Shaahin Hessabi) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Spring 2015 Embedded System Design (20/20) (Dr. Alireza Ejlali) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Spring 2015 System on Chip Design (20/20) (Dr. Shaahin Hessabi) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Spring 2015 Advanced Topics in Dependable Computing Systems (20/20) (Prof. Seyed-Ghassem Miremadi) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2014 Low Power System Design (20/20) (Dr. Alireza Ejlali) (Ranked 1st)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2014 Fault-Tolerant System Design (19.9/20) (Prof. Seyed-Ghassem Miremadi) (Ranked 3rd)
  • Graduate Course, Fall 2014 Testability (18.5/20) (Dr. Shaahin Hessabi) (Ranked 5th)
  • Undergraduate Course, Spring 2014 Digital Design by VHDL (Dr. Naser Mohammadzadeh) (19.13/20) (Ranked 2nd)
  • Undergraduate Course, Fall 2013 Operating System (20/20) (Dr. Amin Mahabadi) (Ranked 1st)
  • Undergraduate Course, Spring 2013 VLSI Design (19.6/20) (Dr. Naser Mohammadzadeh) (Ranked 1st)
  • Undergraduate Course, Fall 2012 Computer Architecture (19.1/20) (Dr. Mohsen Nikray) (Ranked 3rd)
  • Undergraduate Course, Fall 2012 Advanced Logic Circuits (20/20) (Dr. Naser Mohammadzadeh) (Ranked 1st)