Recent News

[09/15/22] Chenhui and Andrew win the 2022 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship!

[05/26/22] Prof. Zhang Chaired the IEEE FCCM 2022 Conference at Cornell Tech, NYC

[03/01/22] SDC scheduling inducted into ACM/SIGDA TCFPGA Hall of Fame! [Paper Link]

[03/01/22] RapidStream Received the FPGA'22 Best Paper Award! [Paper Link]

[01/19/22] Xiuyu Receives the Honorable Mention of 2022 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award!

[01/16/22] HeteroFlow and HiSparse Accepted to FPGA 2022!

[12/18/21] Congrats Sean, Yuan, and Amazon AWS!

[11/15/21] Pangenomics through the Panorama Project!

[10/28/21] GraphLily Accepted to ICCAD 2021!

[09/16/21] Welcome to New Students in 2021!

[09/06/21] Prof. Zhiru Zhang gives a plenary talk in MLCAD 2021

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Research Projects

Algorithm-Hardware Co-Design for Machine Learning Acceleration

Our group is investigating various accelerator architectures for compute-intensive machine learning applications, where we employ an algorithm-hardware co-design approach to achieving both high performance and low energy.

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Multi-Paradigm Programming for Heterogeneous Platforms

we are developing HeteroCL, a highly productive multi-paradigm programming infrastructure that explicitly embraces heterogeneity to integrate a variety of programming models into a single, unified programming interface.

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High-Level Synthesis of Fast and Secure Accelerators

We are developing a new generation of HLS techniques that feature scalable cross-layer synthesis and exact optimization, complexity-effective dynamic scheduling, trace-based analysis, and information flow enforcement to enable a greatly simplified hardware design experience, while achieving a high performance ...

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Learning-Assisted IC Design Closure

We believe there is a great potential for employing ML across different stages of the design automation stack to expedite design closure by (1) minimizing human supervision in the overall design tuning process and (2) significantly reducing the time required to obtain accurate QoR estimation for a given design point ...

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Prof. Zhiru Zhang

Principle Investigator

Graduate and PostDoc Researchers

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Ecenur Ustun

MS/PhD, started FA'16

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Hanchen Jin

MS/PhD, started SP'18

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Yuwei Hu

MS/PhD, started SP'18

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Chenhui Deng

MS/PhD, started FA'18

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Shaojie Xiang

MS/PhD, started FA'18

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Yichi Zhang

MS/PhD, started FA'18

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Jordan Dotzel

MS/PhD, started FA'19, co-advised by Prof. Abdelfattah

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Jie Liu

MS/PhD, started FA'19

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Nikita Lazarev

MS/PhD, started FA'19, co-advised by Prof. Christina Delimitrou

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Zhongyuan Zhao

PostDoc, started SP'20

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Yixiao Du

MS/PhD, started SU'20

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Zichao Yue

MS/PhD, started SU'20

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Yaohui Cai

MS/PhD, started SP'21

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Niansong Zhang

MS/PhD, started FA'21

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Jiajie Li

MS/PhD, started FA'21

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Andrew Butt

MS/PhD, started FA'21

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Hongzheng Chen

MS/PhD, started FA'21

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Dingyi Dai

MS, started FA'21

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Matthew Hofmann

MS/PhD, started FA'22

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Qi Sun

PostDoc, started FA'22

Undergraduate and MEng Students

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Jasmin An

M.Eng., started SP'21

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Chih-Yu Chang

M.Eng, started FA'22

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Samantha Cobado

M.Eng, started FA'22

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Sofia Conte

M.Eng, started FA'22

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Matt Hales

M.Eng, started FA'22

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Arun Raman

M.Eng, started FA'22

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Ali M. Taha

M.Eng, started FA'22

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YoungSeok Na

Undergrad, started SP'20

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Leixu Huang

Undergrad, started SP'21

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Angela Cui

Undergrad, started SU'22

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Raphael Thesmar

Undergrad, started SU'22

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Ethan Gabizon

Undergrad, started SU'22

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Zhanqiu Hu

Undergrad, started FA'22

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Chuhan Ouyang

Undergrad, started FA'22

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Anant Shyam

Undergrad, started FA'22

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Vivian Fan

Undergrad, started FA'22

Alumni

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Debjit Pal

PostDoc, 2019-2022

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Yi-Hsiang (Sean) Lai

PhD, 2016-2021

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Yuan Zhou

PhD, 2015-2021

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Nitish Srivastava

PhD, 2014-2020

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Ritchie Zhao

PhD, 2014-2019

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Cunxi Yu

PostDoc, 2018-2019

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Zhenghong (John) Jiang

PostDoc, 2016-2019

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Steve Dai

PhD, 2013-2018

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Gai Liu

PhD, 2013-2018

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Qiang You

Visiting PhD, Tsinghua Univ., 2018.

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Chang Xu

Visiting PhD, Peking Univ., 2015-2016.

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Mingxing Tan

PostDoc, 2013-2015.