Professor Sherief Reda (Principal Investigator)

sreda Sherief Reda is an Associate Professor (with tenure) at the School of Engineering, Brown University. He joined the Computer Engineering group at Brown in 2006 after receiving his Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from University of California, San Diego. His research interests are in the area of computer engineering, with focus on energy-efficient computing systems, design automation and test of integrated circuits, and reconfigurable computing. Prof. Reda has over 85 refereed conference and journal papers (Google scholar profile). He served as a member of technical program committees for many IEEE/ACM conferences including DAC, ICCAD, ASPDAC, DATE, ICCD, GLSVLSI, and SLIP. He is an associate editor for ElSevier Integration and IEEE Transactions on CAD. Professor Reda received a number of awards and acknowledgments, including a hot article in Operations Research letters in 2004, a first place award in ISPD VLSI placement contest in 2005, five best paper nominations (DATE 2002, ICCAD 2005, ASPDAC 2008, ISLPED 2010 and ICCAD 2015), two best paper awards (DATE 2002 and ISLPED 2010), Brown's Salomon award in 2008, and a NSF CAREER award. His research has been funded by NSF, DoD ARL, DARPA, AMD, Samsung, Intel, Qualcomm and Videology. He is a senior member of IEEE. Download Curriculum Vitae.

Reza Azimi

yueting Reza Azimi is a fifth year Ph.D. student. He received his bachelor degree from AUT (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran in 2011 and MS from California State University, Northridge in 2013 in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include cluster and cloud computing, computer architecture and accelerators, performance and power analysis of emerging architecture/workloads, power aware scheduling and resource management.

Soheil Hashemi

yueting Soheil is a fifth year Ph.D. student at Brown University. He received his bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran in 2013 and his masters degree in Electrical Science and Computer Engineering from Brown University, May 2015. He currently works under Prof. Sherief Reda's supervision and his research focuses on approximate computing and low-power design techniques.

Hokchhay Tann

yueting Hokchhay Tann is a computer engineering Ph.D. student at Brown University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Mathematics from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 2014. His current research focuses are neural network accelerators approximate computing and low-power design techniques.

Sofiane Chetoui

yueting Sofiane is a first-year PhD student. He received his Master degree in Electronics from Ecole National Polytechnic , Algeria in 2017. He is interested in IoT-related problems.

Chao Jing

yueting Dr. Chao Jing is a visiting scholar from Guilin University of Technology, China. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2014. Currently, his research focuces on Cloud Computing and energy-efficient computing.

Mostafa Said

yueting Dr. Mostafa Said is a visiting scholar from Assiut University, Egypt. Currently, his research focuces on NoC and thermal management.

Members in Prior Semesters:


    • Fall 2017: Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Sofiane Chetoui (PhD), Chao Jing (visiting scholar), Mostafa Said (visiting scholar)
    • Summer 2017: Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Morteza Nabavi Nejad (PhD), Jon Vexler (BSc), Myungjin Lee (BSc)
    • Spring 2017: Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Tyler Fox (BSc), San Steffl (BSc), Wendy Gonzalez (BSc)

    • Fall 2016: Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Wendy Gonzalez (BSc), Tyler Fox (BSc), Sam Steffl (BSc)
    • Summer 2016: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Wendy Gonzalez (BSc), Tyler Fox (BSc)
    • Spring 2016: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Shuchen Zheng (ScM), Abdul Tabish (BSc)

    • Fall 2015: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Shuchen Zheng (ScM)
    • Summer 2015: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Shuchen Zheng (ScM), Adam Cooper (BSc)
    • Spring 2015: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD), Shuchen Zheng (ScM)

    • Fall 2014: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Hokchhay Tran (PhD)
    • Summer 2014: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Jie Ying Wu (BS)
    • Spring 2014:: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Kuiyuan Mao

    • Fall 2013:: Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Reza Azimi (PhD), Soheil Hashimi (PhD), Yueting Li (MSc), Jie Ying Wu (BS), Casey Meehan (BS)
    • Summer 2013: A. Nowroz (PhD), Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Yueting Li (MSc), Jie Ying Wu (BS)
    • Spring 2013: A. Nowroz (PhD), Kapil Dev (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD), Yueting Li (MSc), Sriram Jayakumar (BS)

  • Fall 2012: Francesco Paterna (postdoc), A. Nowroz (PhD), Kapil Dev (PhD), ElHossin ElShafey (PhD), Xin Zhan (PhD)
  • Summer 2012: Francesco Paterna (postdoc), Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Kapil Dev (PhD), ElHossin ElShafey (PhD), Margaret Baxter (BS)
  • Spring 2012: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Kapil Dev (PhD), ElHossin ElShafey (PhD), Patrick Temple (BS), Natalie Serrino (BS), Stefan Angelevski (BS), Patipan Prasetrom (BS), Sriram Jaykumar (BS), Miranda Steele (BS)

  • Fall 2011: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Kapil Dev, ElHossin ElShafey (PhD), Stefan Angelevski (BS), Natalie Serrino (BS)
  • Summer 2011: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Ryan Sailor (BS)
  • Spring 2011: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD)

  • Fall 2010: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD)
  • Summer 2010: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Patrick Temple (BS), Sriram Jaykumar (BS)
  • Spring 2010: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Shi-Qing Poh (BS)

  • Fall 2009: Ryan Cochran (PhD), A. Nowroz (PhD), Shi-Qing Poh (BS)
  • Summer 2009: Ryan Cochran (PhD), Aung Si (BS)
  • Spring 2009: Ryan Cochran (PhD), Roto Le (MSc), Chaka Zaranyika (MSc), Aung Si (BS), Shi-Qing Poh (BS)

  • Fall 2008: Ryan Cochran (PhD), Roto Le (MSc), Chaka Zaranyika (MSc), Aung Si (BS)
  • Summer 2008: Roto Le (MSc), Chaka Zaranyika (MSc), Aung Si (BS)
  • Spring 2008: Michael Kadin (BS), Roto Le (MSc), Chaka Zaranyika (MSc), Aaron Mandle (BS), Bryant Mairs (BS)

  • Fall 2007: Michael Kadin (BS), Roto Le (MSc), Chaka Zaranyika (MSc)
  • Summer 2007: Michael Kadin (BS)
  • Spring 2007: Brendan Hargeaves (MSc), David Meisner (BS)