Zhai is interested in developing novel compiler optimizations and architecture features not only to improve the performance for such processors, but also to enhance non-performance features, such as programmability, security, testability and reliability.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University (2005) M.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering, University of Toronto (1998) B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering, University of Toronto (1996)
Antonia Zhai joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in 2005 as an assistant professor. She was promoted to associate professor in 2011. Additionally, she consulted for Intel Corporation from 2012-13. Prior to her time at the University, she served as a graduate research assistant at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Toronto. Zhai earned the IBM Faculty Award in 2007 and the ICCD best paper award in 2008.
Selected Grants CNS Core: Medium: NFLambda -- A Granular, Scalable and Secure NFV Framework for High Performance Packet Processing at 100 Gbps and Beyond Zhang, Z., Lu, K. & Zhai, A. B.; National Science Foundation; 10/1/21 - 9/30/24
CSR: Medium: Dynamic Binary Translation for a Retargetable and Behaviorally-Accurate Cross-Architecture Whole System Virtual Machine Yew, P., McCamant, S. A. & Zhai, A. B.; National Science Foundation; 9/1/15 - 8/31/19