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Group Members


Prof. Dutt



Nikil D. Dutt

Research Interest:

Embedded Systems and Computer Aided Design

Emphasis on the exploration, evaluation and design of domain-specific embedded systems spanning both software and hardware, 
cross-layer design and optimization of reliable, distributed embedded systems, memory architecture exploration for embedded systems, 
and brain-inspired architectures and computing.

Homepage: Prof. Dutt's Page
Email: dutt | uci | edu

PhD Students



Majid Namaki Shoushtari

Research Interest:

Embedded Systems, Approximate Computing, Cross-layer Variability Management, Low-power Design

Homepage: Majid's Page
Email: anamakis | uci | edu




Bryan Donyanavard

Research Interest:

Many Core Architecture, On-chip memories, Virtual Machines

Email: bdonyana | uci | edu




Roger Chen-Ying Hsieh

Research Interest:

Embedded Systems, Operating Systems, Memory Management, CPU Architecture

Email: chenyinh | uci | edu



Tiago Rogério Mück

Research Interest:

Embedded System Design Methods and Tools, Computer Architecture, Reconfigurable Computing

Email: tmuck | uci | edu




Kasra Moazzemi

Research Interest:

Embedded System Design, Computer Architecture, Heterogenous systems, Future memories and interconnects

Email: moazzemi | uci | edu




Hirak Kashyap

Research Interest:

Computational Neuroscience, Cognitive Robotics, Vision, High Performance Computing, Neuromorphic Computing

Hirak's Homepage Email: kashyaph | uci | edu




Hamid Nejatollahi

Research Interest:

Post Quantum Cryptography, Embedded Systems, Approximate Computing/Storage, Reliability, Thermal, and Power Management​

Email: hnejatol | uci | edu




Sina Labbaf

Research Interest:

 Embedded Systems, IoT

Sina's Homepage
Email: slabbaf | uci | edu




Biswadip Maity

Research Interest:

 Embedded Systems, Microcontrollers, IoT

Biswadip's Homepage
Email: maityb | uci | edu

Senior Scholar

Dr. Amir Rahmani

Marie-Curie Foundation Fellow, TU Wien rahmani2.jpg

Research Interest:

Self-aware Computing, Energy-efficient Many-core Systems, Runtime Resource Management, Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT), Medical Cyber-Physical Systems, Fog Computing

Homepage: Dr. Rahmani page
Email: amirr1 | uci | edu


Prof. MyungKeun Yoon

Associate Professor at Kookmin University, Korea

Research Interest:

Computer & Network Security, DDoS, Intrusion Detection, Firewalls, Mission Critical Systems

Homepage: Prof. Yoon's page

Email: mkyoon | kookmin |

Prof. Sung-Soo Lim

Associate Professor at Kookmin University, Korea

Research Interest:

Real-time Systems, Smart Devices, Cyber-Physical Systems, Embedded Systems, Operating Systems

Homepage: Prof. Lim's page

Email: sslim | kookmin |

Prof. Bruno Zatt

Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), Brazil zatt.jpg

Research Interest:

Embedded Systems for Video Processing, Run-time Energy Management, Low-Power Design, Heterogeneous Architectures, Video Coding Standards

Homepage: Prof. Zatt's page

Email: zatt | inf | ufpel |edu |br

PhD Alumni

JurnGyu Park


Cooperative CPU-GPU Dynamic Power Management Methodologies for Energy-efficient Mobile Gaming, June 2017
Hossein Tajik


Runtime Memory Management in Many-core Systems, December 2016
Santanu Sarma


Cyber-Physical System-on-Chip (CPSoC): An Exemplar Self-Aware SoC and Smart Computing Platform, August 2016
Michael Beyeler


Cortical neural network models of visual motion perception for decision-making and reactive navigation, August 2016
Abbas Banaiyan-Mofrad

‎Staff Engineer at Qualcomm, Abbas's Page abbas.jpg

Resilient On-Chip Memory Design in the Nano Era, June 2015
Jun Y Shin


May 2015
Kazuyuki Tanimura

Member of Technical Staff at BloomReach, Kazu's Page kazuyuki-tanimura.jpg

PARADE: Power Analysis Resistive Architecture Design, August 2012
Luis (Danny) Bathen

Research Scientist at Intel Labs, Danny's Page me-small.jpg

PHiLOSoftware: A Low Power, High Performance, Reliable, and Secure Virtualization Layer for On-Chip Software-Controlled Memories, July 2012
Jayram Moorkanikara

‎Scientist at Brain Corporation, Jayram's Page jay_pic.jpg

Framework for Spiking Neural Network Modeling on High-Performance Architectures, September 2010
Aseem Gupta

EDA Procurement Manager at Apple, Aseem's Page unknown.jpg

Temperature Aware VLSI Design for Reduced Power and Reliability Enhancement, June 2009
Ashok Halambi

Engineer at Qualcomm ashok.jpg

TransMutations: A framework for dynamic customization of retargetable compilers for embedded systems, June 2009
Gabor Madl

‎R&D Scientist at Honeywell Research Center, Gabor's Page gabor-madl.jpg

Model-based Analysis of Event-driven Distributed Real-time Embedded Systems, June 2009
Kyoungwoo Lee

Assistant Professor at Yonsei University, Kyoungwoo's Page kyoungwoo.jpg

Cooperative Cross-Layer Protection for Resource Constrained Mobile Multimedia Systems, December 2008
Minyoung Kim

Computer Scientist at SRI, Minyoung's Page

xTune: A Formal Methodology for Cross-layer Tuning of Mobile Real-time Embedded Systems, September 2008
Sudeep Pasricha

Assistant Professor at Colorado State University, Sudeep's Page sudeep_pasricha_pc.jpg

On-Chip Communication Architecture Synthesis for Multi-Processor System-on-Chips, June 2008
Ilya Issenin

Chief Scientist at Teradek, Ilya's Page ilya.jpg

Multiprocessor System-on-Chip Data Memory Customization for Embedded Array-Intensive Applications, March 2007
Sudarshan Banerjee

Principal Software Engineer at Denali Software, Sudarshan's Page sudarshan.jpg

Application mapping for  FPGAs with Partial Dynamic Reconfiguration, March 2007
Nick Savoiu

Calypto Design Systems nick.jpg

Design Transformations for System Level Models, September 2006
Aviral Shrivastava

Associate Professor at Arizona State University, Aviral's Page aviral.jpg

Compiler-in-the-Loop Exploration of Programmable Embedded Systems, June 2006
Partha Biswas

MathWorks, Partha's Page partha.jpg

Acceleration beyond Memory Barriers in IS-extensible Processors, March 2006
Mahesh Naga Mamidipaka

Intel, Mahesh's Page mahesh-mamidipaka.jpg

Power Estimation in High-Performance Memory Structures, October 2004
Prabhat Mishra

Associate Professor at University of Florida, Prabhat's Page Prabhat Mishra  Assistant Professor in CISE Dept. 2008  2/15/2008

Specification-driven Validation of Programmable Embedded Systems, March 2004
Winner of 2004 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award
Peter Grün

ARM, Peter's Page unknown.jpg

Hardware/Software Memory Customization for Programmable Embedded Systems, September 2001
Preeti Panda

Professor at IIT Delhi, Preeti's Page prp.jpg

Memory Optimizations and Exploration for Embedded Systems, January 1998
Roger Ang

Callcomm Technologies unknown.jpg

Library Insertion and Reuse of Datapath Components in High-Level Synthesis, June 1996
Pradip Jha

Principal Engineer at Xilinx Inc pradip.jpg

High-Level Library Mapping for RT Components, October 1995

Recent Former Visitors

André Luís del Mestre Martins

Ph.D. student at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)andre2.jpg

Research Interest:

NoCs, manycore/MPSoCs, Embedded Systems, Energy-Eficiency, Runtime Resource Management

Email: admarti2 | uci | edu

Amir Mahdi Hosseini Monazzah

PhD Candidate at Sharif University of technology, Iranhosseini.jpg

Research Interest:

Reliability challenges of emerging non-volatile memories, Fault-tolerant hybrid memory hierarchy design, Designing dependable embedded systems, Reliability challenges in multi-core systems

Homepage: Amir Mahdi's page

Email: monazzah | uci | edu

Prof. Hiroyuki Tomiyama

Professor at Ritsumeikan University, Japan hiroyuki.jpg

Research Interest:

System-level design methodology for SoCs and embedded systems

Homepage: Prof. Tomiyama's page

Email: ht | fc.ritsumei |

Prof. Alfonso Avila

Professor at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico alfonso_avila.jpg

Research Interest:

Computer Architecture, Hardware-Software Codesign, Memory Systems, Performance Evaluation

Homepage: Prof. Avila's page
Email: aavila | itesm | mx

Prof. Hoyoung Hwang

Associate Professor at Hansung University, Seoul, Korea hwang.jpg

Research Interest:

Computer Networks, Mobile Ad-hoc Networks, Sensor Networks, Network and System Reliability,
Self-healing and Rerouting, Multimedia Communications, QoS Management

Email: hyhwang | hansung |

Prof. Yukio Mitsuyama

Associate Professor at Kochi University of Technology, Japan mitsuyama-yukio.jpg

Research Interest:

System LSI Design, Reconfigurable Architecture, High Reliability Design Technology, Implementation of Media Communication Processing

Homepage: Prof. Mitsuyama's page
Email: mitsuyama.yukio | kochi-tech |

Juan González

PhD Candidate at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

Research Interest:

Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, Distributed Systems, ARM CPU/GPGPU Architecture, GPGPU

Email: | itesm | mx

Prof. Gu-Min Jeong

Associate Professor at Kookmin University, Korea jeong.jpg

Research Interest:

Learning Control Theory and Application, Embedded Systems, Wireless Communication Services

Email: gm1004 | kookmin |

Gustavo Girao

PhD Candidate at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil gustavo.jpg

Research Interest:

Embedded Systems, Networks-on-Chip, Memory Design, Task Mapping for MPSoCs, Parallel Programming

Homepage: Gustavo Girao's page
Email: ggbsilva | inf.ufrgs | br

Trent Chen-Kang Lo

PhD Candidate at National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan trent.jpg

System-Level Modeling and Simulation, Electronics System Design

Homepage: Trent's page
Email: cklo | cs.nthu |

Janmartin Jahn

PhD Candidate at Karlsruhe Intitute of Technology, Germany ASCII���(C) BLUEPEACH PHOTOLOUNGE / Frietsch

Research Interest:

Multi- and Many-core Architectures, Compilers, Memory Architecture, Software Pipelining

Homepage: Janmartin's page
Email: jahn | kit | edu

Dr. Yuko Hara-Azumi

Assistant Professor at NARA Institute of Science and Technology, Japan yuko.jpg

Research Interest:

Computer Aided Design (CAD), Reconfigurable Designs, Fault-tolerant/Dependable Systems

Homepage: Dr. Hara-Azumi's page
Email: yuko.hara.azumi | ieee | org