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    Sam Silvestro

    Ph.D. Candidate, Research Assistant
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    San Antonio, Texas

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    Research Interests
    Systems programming, secure memory allocation, parallel systems

    Educational Background
       Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015 — Present.
          Advisor: Dr. Tongping Liu
       B.S., Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2014.
          Concentration: Software engineering
       A.S., General Studies of Science, Northwest Vista College, 2012.

    Accepted Papers

    1. Sampler: PMU-Based Sampling to Detect Memory Errors Latent in Production Software
      Sam Silvestro, Hongyu Liu, Tong Zhang, Changhee Jung, Dongyoon Lee, Tongping Liu

      Published at "The 51st Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO-51)"

    2. Guarder: A Tunable Secure Allocator
      Sam Silvestro, Hongyu Liu, Tianyi Liu, Zhiqiang Lin, Tongping Liu

      Published at "The 27th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security '18)"

    3. FreeGuard: A Faster Secure Heap Allocator
      Sam Silvestro, Hongyu Liu, Corey Crosser, Zhiqiang Lin, Tongping Liu

      Published at "The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2017 (CCS '17)"

    4. A User Space-based Project for Practicing Core Memory Management Concepts
      Sam Silvestro, Timothy T. Yuen, Corey Crosser, Dakai Zhu, Turgay Korkmaz, Tongping Liu

      Published at "Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education 2018 (SIGCSE '18)"

    5. CSOD: Context-Sensitive Overflow Detection
      Hongyu Liu, Sam Silvestro, Xiaoyin Wang, Lide Duan, Tongping Liu

      Published at "the International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO '19)"

    6. iReplayer: In-situ and Identical Record-and-Replay for Multithreaded Applications
      Hongyu Liu, Sam Silvestro, Wei Wang, Chen Tian, Tongping Liu

      Published at "Programming Languages Design and Implementation 2018 (PLDI '18)"

    7. UnDead: Defeating Deadlocks in Production Software
      Jinpeng Zhou, Sam Silvestro, Hongyu Liu, Yan Cai, Tongping Liu

      Published at "The 2017 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ASE '17)"


    Academic and Professional Experience
       Graduate Teaching Assistant II, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, Summer 2018.
       Graduate Research Assistant, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, 2016 — Present.
       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, 2015.
       Cloud Developer, Open Cloud Institute, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, 2015.



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