C-FAR Principal Investigators gave a total of 16 keynote addresses and invited talks during the first quarter of 2013, in addition to Professor Wen-mei Hwu's HiPEAC keynote address. These talks included:
- Deming Chen, University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign spoke on “GPU Computing and the CUDA-to-FPGA Compiler” at both the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY (Feb. 7) and at the Imperial College, London, England (Mar. 15).
- Luis Ceze, University of Washington spoke about “Disciplined Approximate Computing: From Language to Hardware” as part of the HotPar PC Speaker Series at Google in Mountain View, CA (Apr. 16).
- Benjamin Lee, Duke University presented “Foundations for Heterogenous Datacenter Design and Management” at Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China (Feb. 20), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Feb. 28), Peking University, Beijing, China (Mar. 6), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (Mar. 8), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium (Mar. 12), and Qualcomm Research, Raleigh, NC (Mar. 29).
- Margaret Martonosi, Princeton University spoke about "Mobile Computing: A Computer Architect's View”" at a Duke University Distinguished Lecture (Mar. 20) in Durham, NC.
- Naveen Verma, Princeton University presented “Electronics for interacting with a physically-complex world” at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Jan. 28), at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ (Feb. 13), and at University of Illinois--Urbana Champaign (Apr. 25). Professor Verma also spoke about "From Physiological Signals to Medical Information: systems for extracting value from low-power sensors” at Medtronic Design Center, Minneapolis, MN (Jan. 29) and “Systems for Large-scale Sensing: ushering large-area electronics into the era of systems” at the Workshop on Technologies for Health, Safety, and Biosensor Applications at FlexTech Alliance Headquarters, San Jose, CA (Apr. 17).