All News


  • May 2020: Most recent issue of ECE Connections magazine includes an article about our work as part of a large team exploring new materials, devices, circuits, and architectures for processing-in-memory and an article about the Computer Systems Laboratory's efforts to build a collaborative research community
  • May 2020: Gave guest lecture in ENGRI 1210 The Computing Technology Inside Your Smartphone on Recent Trends in Computer Engineering
  • Apr 2020: BRG is now 100% virtual but is still making great progress on all of our reseach projects including a DARPA POSH CIFER 14nm tapeout, BRGTC3 TSMC 180nm tapeout, DARPA SDH Hammerblade Pytorch port, PyMTL3 release, and accelerators using in-situ processing-in-SRAM
  • Mar 2020: Paper on efficiently supporting dynamic task parallelism on heterogeneous cach-coherent systems accepted to the 47th ACM/IEEE Int'l Symp. on Computer Architecture (ISCA'20)
  • Mar 2020: Invited to serve on the program committee for the 53rd ACM/IEEE Int'l Symp. on Microarchitecture (MICRO'20)
  • Feb 2020: Facebook proposal to explore hardware/software co-design for deep learning recommender systems (with our collaborator Prof. Michael Taylor at the University of Washington) as part of the Systems for Machine Learning program is funded
  • Feb 2020: Lin Cheng presented our work on type freezing, a new technique to exploit attribtue type monomorphism in tracing JIT compilers, at the ACM/IEEE Int'l Symp. on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO'20) in San Diego, CA
  • Jan 2020: Course website for ECE 5745 Complex Digital ASIC Design now online
  • Jan 2020: Attended the DARPA IDEA/POSH integration excercise in Salt Lake City, UT to collaboratively work on our Python-based on-chip network generator and RTL testing framework
  • Jan 2020: JUMP ADA Center seed proposals to explore using PyMTL to implement homomorphic encryption accelerators and integrating Spandex into the HammerBlade SoC are funded