Assistant Professor 

Department of Computer Science

University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249-0667

Email: mimi.xie AT utsa DOT edu

I'm an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Before I joined UTSA in August, 2019, I obtained my Ph.D. from 


University of Pittsburgh
, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

My research 

Reliable and Efficient Embedded Systems and Architecture
Secure Non-volatile Memory System
IoT system and Edge Computing
AI on Edge


I am currently looking for Ph.D. Students in the area of IoT System and Edge Computing. Please send me your CV and transcript if you are interested!

11/2019 Invited by IEEE Central Texas Section Chapter to give a talk at Southwest Research Institute. https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/209575

09/2019 Will serve as a TPC member for DAC 2020.

09/2019 Served as a TPC member for EdgeSP 2019.

08/2019 Joined Department of Computer Science at UTSA.

    Awards and Honors

2019  Travel Grant for the NeTS Early Career Workshop, National Science Foundation
2018 Google travel grant to the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing
2018 3rd Best Poster Award for DAC PhD Forum 2018
2018 SIGDA travel grants for Ph.D. Forum at the Design Automation Conference (DAC)
2017 A. Richard Newton Young Student Fellow Award
2016 Women's Faculty Council Research Award of OSU
2016 SIGBED travel grants for ESWEEK in 2016
2016 3rd place in Automation Day Contest of OSU
2016 2nd place in Automation Block of Research Week of OSU
2013 Freshman Scholarship of OSU
2013 "Excellent graduate student" of CQU
2010 "Outstanding student" of CQU (2/360)
2009 National Encouragement Scholarship (5/360)
2008 National Scholarship granted by Chinese Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Education (5/360)
2008 2nd Prize of China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM)
2007 Cyrus Tang Foundation Scholarship (1/360) from 2006 to 2009