RESEARCH GROUP

POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARS

Dr. Jiayin Li

Post-doctoral Scholar (Aug. 2012 — Present)

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

Yirong Zhao

M.S. Student (Jan. 2012 — Present; M.S. expected 2013)

M.S. Thesis (in progress): “Multi-port memory design for advanced computer architectures”

Nathan Altay Hunter

M.S./Ph.D. Student (Sep. 2012 — Present; M.S./Ph.D. expected 2014/2017)

M.S. Thesis (in progress): “Single-ended context-independent coding solutions for phase change memory”

David Dgien

M.S./Ph.D. Student (Sep. 2012 — Present; M.S./Ph.D. expected 2014/2017)

M.S. Thesis (in progress): “Cache and live value table hybrid memory architectures”

Ali Al-Suwaiyan

Ph.D. Student (Jan. 2013 — Present; Ph.D. expected 2016)

Honors: King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Ph.D. Scholar (Jan. 2013 — Dec. 2017)

Xin Huang

M.S. Student (Jan. 2013 — Present; M.S. expected 2013)

M.S. Thesis (in progress): “Multi-port memories for networking data-structures”

Poovaiah Polangappa

Ph.D. Student (effective Sep. 2013; Ph.D. expected 2017)

FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS

Quming Zhou (Ph.D. 2007)

Currently with Baker Hughes, Houston, TX

Ph.D. Thesis: “Reliability-driven circuit optimization and design”

Texas Instruments Distinguished Fellow (2003 — 2007)

Honors: Edmund M. Dupree Distinguished Fellow (2004)

A.Richard Newton Graduate Scholar (DAC 2007)

Mihir Rajnikant Choudhury (M.S. 2007, Ph.D. 2011)

Currently with IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

Ph.D. Thesis: “Approximate logic circuits: Theory and applications”

M.S. Thesis: “Logic design for reliability”

Edmund M. Dupree Distinguished Fellow (2006)

Honors: A. Richard Newton Graduate Scholar (DAC 2007)

Xuebei Yang (M.S. 2010)

Currently a Ph.D. student at Rice University

M.S. Thesis: “Physics-based models for carbon-based transistors”

Masoud Rostami (M.S. 2011)

Currently a Ph.D. student at Rice University

M.S. Thesis: “Dual threshold voltage FinFETs for circuit design and optimization”

Kai Du (M.S. 2011, co-advised with Prof. Peter Varman)

Currently with Oracle Corporation, San Jose, CA

M.S. Thesis: “Speculative architectures for performance, powe r, and reliability”