Prof. Yuan Xie is leading the Scalable and Energy-efficient Architecture Lab (SEAL) at UCSB. He joined UCSB in Fall 2014 after 11 years with Penn State University (2003-2014). He received B.S. degree from Electronic Engineering Department at Tsinghua University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Electrical Engineering Department, Princeton University. Prior to joining Penn State in 2003, he worked as Advisory Engineer for IBM Microelectronics Division's Worldwide Design Center. He was also on-leave in 2012-13 to work with AMD Research Lab. He was a recipient of the NSF CAREER award in 2006. He is a Fellow of IEEE. For more information, please click here for the curriculum vitae.

Research Interests :His research interests include VLSI design, electronic design automation, computer architecture, and embedded systems design. His current research projects include novel memory architecture, interconnect architecture, and heterogeneous system architecture. Specifically, recent research projects focus on technology-driven and application-driven design/architecture innovations. The technology-driven research projects include EDA/architecture for emerging memory technologies and 3D integrated circuits, hardware security, and heterogeneous computing with CPU/GPU/FPGA. The application-driven research projects include novel architectures for artificial intelligence (AI), such as computer architecture for deep learning neural network, neuromorphic computing, and bio-inspired computing, hardware acceleration for emerging applications such as bio-informatics applications, graphics analytics, and robotics oapplications.

Selected Service: :
--- Editorial Board: Editor-in-Chief for ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems(JETC); Senior Associate Editor (SAE) for ACM Transactions on Design Automations for Electronics Systems (TODAES); Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC). Past Associate Editor for IEEE TCAD (2010-2013), IEEE TVLSI (2007-2014), IEEE D&T (2010-2012).
--- TPC/GC Chair: General Co-Chair (MPSOC14-15, ISLPED14, GLSVLSI11), TPC Chair (co-Chair) (ICCAD 2019, HPCA 2018, ISLPED13, ASPDAC13, MPSCO11-12, ISVLSI09)
--- Program Committee: ISCA (2012,14,15), HPCA(2012-17), MICRO 2015, DAC(2008-13,2015-16), ICCAD(2009-2012,16-17), DATE (2008-2012, 2014-16), ASPDAC (2008-2012,17), ISLPED (2007-2016).

Highlight News:
--- ASPDAC 2017 Best Paper Award.
--- Yuan Xie will serve as TPC Chair for HPCA 2018 and ICCAD 2019.
--- Yuan Xie is appointed as the Editor-in-Chief for ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC), effective from January 1, 2016.
--- New book Die-Stacking Architecture is published by Morgan Claypool Publishers in 2015.
--- Yuan Xie is elevated to IEEE Fellow (class of 2015) due to the contribution in design automation and architecture for 3D ICs. [News Release]
--- Kaisheng Ma and Shuangchen Li received HPCA 2015 Best Paper Award
--- Ping Chi received ACM SRC award at ICCAD 2014.
--- Ping Chi received [ICCAD 2014 Best Paper Award] (IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Award).
--- Jishen Zhao received Best Paper Honorable Mentioned Award in MICRO 2013, and joined UCSC as Assistant Professor.
--- We presented a tutorial on Architectural Modeling for Emerging Memory Technologies at ISCA 2014.
--- New book Emerging Memory Technologies: Design, Architecture, and Applications is published by Springer.
--- Jishen Zhao's paper Kiln: Closing the Performance Gap Between Systems With and Without Persistence Support received the Best Paper Honorable Mention Award at MICRO-46.
--- ISLPED 2014 was held in San Diego. Dr. Xie serves as the General co-chair.
--- ISLPED 2013 was held in Beijing on Sept.4-6, 2013. Dr. Xie serves as the TPC co-chair.
--- ASPDAC 2013 was held in Yokohama, Japan. Dr. Xie served as the TPC chair.
--- Guangyu Sun received 2012 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award .
--- Best paper award at ISVLSI 2012 .
--- Best paper award at ISLPED 2011 .
--- Xiangyu Dong named ACM Student Research Contest winner and awarded at the ACM Awards Banquet on June 4, 2011.
--- More news....

Selected Research Projects: (Click here for more details about his research)
--- [Hardware/Software Codesign for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Neuromorphic Computing]
--- [Hardware Accleration for Emerging Applications]
--- [Memory-Centric Computing Architecture]
--- [3DIC: EDA,Architecture and Application for Emerging 3D ICs]
--- [MAAEMO: Modeling, Architecture and Application for Emerging Memory Technologies]
--- [Low Power and Thermal-Aware Design]
--- [Embedded System Design]


5159 Harold Frank Hall, ECE Dept.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
Email: yuanxie AT ece dot ucsb dot edu
Phone: 805-893-5563
FAX: 805-893-3262

Last updated on August. 24th, 2017