HPLP Lab News

News and updates from the High Performance Low Power research group

    HPLP students showcase posters at ECE “Welcome back Breakfast and Research Poster session”

    August 26, 2019

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    Junhan Han and Robert E. West III presented posters on their research areas at the ECE “Welcome back Breakfast and Research Poster session”. Their posters covered topics on Active microchannel cooling techniques for 3-D IC’s and modelling of thermal hot spots on IC’s, respectively.

    Congratulations to Tom Tracy for his successful doctoral dissertation defense

    August 26, 2019

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    Tom Tracy successfully defended his PhD dissertation on “Accelerating Decision Tree Ensemble Inference with an Automata Representation”, on the 20th of August,2019. Congrats, Dr. Tom.

    Congratulations to Patricia Gonzalez-Guerrero for her successful doctoral dissertation defense

    August 26, 2019

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    Patricia Gonzalez-Guerrero successfully defended her PhD dissertation on “Asynchronous Computing with Streams”, on the 22nd of July,2019. Congrats, Dr. Patricia.

    X. Guo and Mircea R. Stan publish new book on Accelerated Active Self-Healing for Integrated Circuits

    June 28, 2019


    X. Guo and Mircea R. Stan publish a new book titled, " Circadian Rhythms for Future Resilient Electronic Systems: Accelerated Active Self-Healing for Integrated Circuits". The book covers topics on methods to address wearout/aging degradation's in electronic chips and systems, caused by several physical mechanisms at the device level.  The authors introduce a novel technique called accelerated active self-healing, which fixes wearout issues by enabling accelerated recovery.  Coverage includes recovery theory, experimental results, implementations and applications, across multiple nodes ranging from planar, FD-SOI to FinFET, based on both foundries provided models and predictive models.  

    Patricia Gonzalez-Guerrero and Xinfei Guo won “Best Paper Award” at LASCAS’19

    June 25, 2019

    Their paper titled, “ASC-FFT: Area-Efficient Low-Latency FFT Design Based on Asynchronous Stochastic Computing”, won the best paper award at Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS). The paper presents a novel idea for a low-error asynchronous adder that enables the implementation of more complex computation logic such as, asynchronous stochastic Fast Fourier Transform (ASC-FFT). 

    Conference Paper accepted to FCCM’19

    June 25, 2019

    Sergiu Mosanu & Xinfei Guo’s paper titled, “Flexi-AES: A Highly-Parameterizable Cipher for a Wide Range of Design Constraints” was presented at the 2019 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM).

    IEEE Journal accepted to IEEE CAL’19

    June 25, 2019

    Vaibhav Verma’s paper titled, “A Scalable and Efficient in-Memory Interconnect Architecture for Automata Processing” was accepted for publication towards the IEEE Computer Architecture Letters (IEEE CAL), April 2019 edition.

    Vaibhav Verma secures 2nd place in 2019 UVA Graduate Writing Lab Abstract Writing Contest

    June 25, 2019

    Vaibhav Verma secures 2ndplace in 2019 UVA Graduate Writing Lab Abstract Writing Contest.