C-FAR PIs give invited talks during spring 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

C-FAR Principal Investigators gave a total of 27 different keynote addresses and talks during the months of February, March, and April of this year. These talks included:

  • Margaret Martonosi (Princeton University): “Power-Aware Computing: Then, Now, and Into the Future”, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (3/12/14)
  • Luca Carloni (Columbia University): “Scalable Design of Heterogeneous System-on-Chip Platforms”, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy (4/14/14)
  • Naveen Verma (Princeton University):
    • “Electronics for Interacting with the Real World”, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2/27/14) and Stanford University, Stanford, California (3/13/14)
    • “Sensing on a Very Large Scale: bringing CMOS together with thin-film electrons for complete systems”, Columbia University, New York, New York (4/11/14)
  • John Ousterhout (Stanford University): “RAMCloud: a Low-Latency Datacenter Storage System”, Exascale Radio Astronomy Conference, Monterey, California (4/3/14)
  • David Brooks (Harvard University):
    • “Modeling and Design for Composable, Accelerator-Centric Architectures”, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (2/5/14)
    • "The Harvard Robobees Project: A Convergence of Body, Brain, and Colony” National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2/21/14
  • Kevin Fu (University of Michigan): “Security Initiatives within C-FAR”, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (4/23/14)
  • Sarita Adve (University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign):
    • “DeNovo: A Software-Driven Rethinking of the Memory Hierarchy”, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (2/4/14)
    • “Approximations and Faults: GRACE and SWAT”, Information Science and Technology (ISAT)/DARPA Workshop co-located at Accuracy Trade-Offs Across the System Stack for Performance and Energy, Orlando, Florida (2/20/14)
    • “Preparing a Tenure Dossier”, CRA Mentoring Workshop, Washington, DC (2/24/14)
  • Kevin Skadron (University of Virginia): “Automata Computing for Big-Data Analytics” Basic Science Research Forum, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD(R&E), Washington, DC (3/13/14)
  • Krste Asanovic (UC-Berkeley): “FireBox: A Hardware Building Block for 2020 Warehouse-Scale Computers” 12th USENIX conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), San Jose, California (2/19/14)
  • Valeria Bertacco (University of Michigan):
    • "Achieving Design Correctness (Finally!) with Runtime Checking” University of California, Irvine, CA (3/15/14)
    • “Instrumentation and Infrastructure (in Africa’s STEM disciplines)” STEM-AFRICA III – Collaborations and Capacity Building Ann Arbor, MI (4/15/14)
  • Luis Ceze (University of Washington): “Disciplined Approximate Computing: From Language to Hardware and Beyond” INESC-ID, Lisbon, Portugal 3/14/14 and University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (4/29/14)
  • Deming Chen (University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign) “Bloom-filter Based DNA Error Correction and Acceleration using FPGAs”Bio IT World Conference, Boston, MA (4/29/14)
  • Michael Taylor (UC-San Diego): “A Landscape of the New Dark Silicon Design Regime” University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (4/21/14)
  • Wen-mei Hwu (University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign):
    • “Scalability, Performance, Stability, and Portability of Many-core Computing Algorithms” University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (3/19/14)
    • “Scalability, Portability, and Productivity in GPU Computing” Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (4/7/14)
  • Benjamin Lee (Duke University): “Economic Mechanisms for Managing Risk in Datacenters” University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2/7/14) and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (4/11/14)