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Associate Professor

Noa Zilberman BSc MSc PhD SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Tutorial Fellow at Somerville College

Biography

Prof Noa Zilberman leads the Computing Infrastructure Group at the Department of Engineering Science.

Her research focuses on the integration of micro-level architectures and macro level, large scale networked-systems. Such research requires a breadth of knowledge and expertise, building upon Zilberman's rich experience. Her research interests range from computer architecture, programmable hardware and networking to data science, with a specific interest in the combination of multiple disciplines (and a touch of measurements). Current research buzzwords include sustainable computing infrastructure, data systems, networked-systems architectures, rackscale computing, in-network computing and in-network machine learning, converged interconnects, memories architecture and performance, performance measurements, and others.

Before joining Oxford, Prof Zilberman was a Fellow and an Affiliated Lecturer at the University of Cambridge' Department of Computer Science and Technology, where she was the PI on multiple projects and the Chief Architect of the NetFPGA project. 

Prof Zilberman has over 15 years of industrial experience. In her last role before moving to academia, she was a Senior Principal chip architect in Broadcom's Network Switching group.

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Most Recent Publications

Finding Hard-to-Find Data Plane Bugs with a PTA

Bressana P, Zilberman N & Soule R (2020)

An artifact evaluation of NDP

Zilberman N (2020), Computer Communication Review, 50(2)

Thoughts about artifact badging

Zilberman N & Moore AW (2020), Computer Communication Review, 50(2), 60-63

P4xos: consensus as a network service

Dang HT et al. (2020), IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking

Toward Trustworthy AI Development: Mechanisms for Supporting Verifiable Claims

Krueger G et al. (2020), arXiv

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Research Interests

  • Open source networking and computing research
  • Sustainable computing
  • Programmable platforms
  • High performance networked systems
  • Network switching architectures
  • Computing architectures
  • Converged interconnect
  • In-network computing
  • Queuing and buffering
  • Memory management
  • Performance analysis
  • High speed interfaces

Most Recent Publications

Finding Hard-to-Find Data Plane Bugs with a PTA

Bressana P, Zilberman N & Soule R (2020)

An artifact evaluation of NDP

Zilberman N (2020), Computer Communication Review, 50(2)

Thoughts about artifact badging

Zilberman N & Moore AW (2020), Computer Communication Review, 50(2), 60-63

P4xos: consensus as a network service

Dang HT et al. (2020), IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking

Toward Trustworthy AI Development: Mechanisms for Supporting Verifiable Claims

Krueger G et al. (2020), arXiv

View all

DPhil Opportunities

I am always looking for outstanding graduate students to join the team, particularly those with interests in programmable hardware, networking, systems and computer architecture. I would encourage potential students to contact me by email before applying.

Most Recent Publications

Finding Hard-to-Find Data Plane Bugs with a PTA

Bressana P, Zilberman N & Soule R (2020)

An artifact evaluation of NDP

Zilberman N (2020), Computer Communication Review, 50(2)

Thoughts about artifact badging

Zilberman N & Moore AW (2020), Computer Communication Review, 50(2), 60-63

P4xos: consensus as a network service

Dang HT et al. (2020), IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking

Toward Trustworthy AI Development: Mechanisms for Supporting Verifiable Claims

Krueger G et al. (2020), arXiv

View all