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  • Jun 2024: Finished a fantastic sabbatical in the ASIC & VLSI Research Group at NVIDIA and am now heading back to Cornell
  • Jun 2024: Twenty-five alumni of the Batten Research Group gathered for lunch in San Jose, CA. Attendees included BS, MEng, and PhD alumni from 2010 to 2024 who are now working at Google, Apple, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Samsung, Tesla, Microsoft, Samaya AI, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Southern California. Reconnecting with BRG alumni has been a highlight of the sabbatical!
  • May 2024: Participated on a panel with Victor Peng (President, AMD) and Tianyue Yu (Co-Founder & CTO, Quanergy) and moderated by Subutai Ahmad (CEO, Numenta) to discuss the intersection of semiconductors and artificial intelligence as part of the Cornell Silicon Valley Presents series
  • May 2024: Paper on a new highly scalable open-source RISC-V manycore architecture (in collaboration with our colleagues at Cornell University and the University of Washington) accepted to the 51st ACM/IEEE Int'l Symp. on Computer Architecture (ISCA'24)
  • May 2024: Article on the Cornell Custom Silicon Systems (C2S2) project team published in the Cornell Chronicle
  • Apr 2024: Angela Cui received undergraduate research funding from the Cornell Engineering Learning Initiatives to explore customized computer architectures for millimeter-scale vision systems
  • Mar 2024: Peitian Pan successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled "Addressing the Verification Challenge of Agile Hardware Methodologies". Peitian is heading to Google – Congratulations!
  • Mar 2024: Aidan McNay was selected as a Merrill Presidential Scholar, which is awarded to the most outstanding graduating seniors at Cornell – Congratulations!
  • Feb 2024: Paper on supporting a virtual vector instruction set on a commercial compute-in-SRAM accelerator published in IEEE Computer Architecture Letters
  • Jan 2024: Article on NORDTECH published in the Cornell Chronicle. NORDTECH is a recently funded ME Commons Technology Hub funded through the CHIPS and Science Act which included our exemplar research project on AI hardware.
  • Jan 2024: Continuing sabbatical as a Visiting Professor in the ASIC & VLSI Research Group at NVIDIA
  • Jan 2024: Attended the SLICE Lab Retreat in Santa Cruz, CA; a wonderful way to finish the first phase of the sabbatical