Ritchie Zhao
PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering

Computer Systems Laboratory (CSL)
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Cornell University

Office: 365 Upson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-1456
Email: rz252 -at- cornell.edu

I am a PhD student at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University supervised by Professor Zhiru Zhang. My research area is high-level synthesis for FPGAs; most of my work focus on improving the quality and productivity of HLS design. More recently, I've worked on FPGA acceleration for machine learning applications. I obtained my BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto in 2014.

I interned at Altera (now part of Intel) and IBM during my undergrad. In my PhD study, I've interned at Microsoft Research Redmond working with Daniel Lo and Eric Chung on the Catapult project.

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