Ardalan Amiri Sani

Email: ardalan at rice dot edu

Phone: 281 854 5007

Office: Duncan Hall room #3040

About Me

Research Interests

  • Mobile systems, operating systems, security, virtualization

Selected Publications (Full list)

  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Kevin Boos, Min Hong Yun, and Lin Zhong, "Rio: A System Solution for Sharing I/O between Mobile Systems," in Proc. ACM MobiSys, June 2014. Best Paper Award. (PDF) (video demo)

  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Kevin Boos, Shaopu Qin, and Lin Zhong, "I/O Paravirtualization at the Device File Boundary," in Proc. ACM ASPLOS, March 2014. (PDF) (source code)

  • Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Directional Antenna Diversity for Mobile Devices: Characterizations and Solutions," in Proc. ACM MobiCom, September 2010. (PDF)

Professional Activities

Media Coverage


  • HTC G1 kinetic sensor data traces (11 users, each one week)(2.2GB, used in Mobicom 2010 paper "Directional antenna diversity for mobile devices: characterizations and solutions")(released September 2010)