• (02/2017)[Service] Professor Yuan Xie is selected by the Executive Committee of IEEE TCCA (Technical Committee of Computer Architecture) http://www.ieeetcca.org/  to serve as TPC Chair for HPCA 2018, which will be held in Viemna, Austria in Feburary 2018. Please visit the conference website for submission details. http://hpca2018.ece.ucsb.edu/ 
  • (01/2017) [Best Paper Award] Congratulations to Kaisheng Ma for the Best Paper Award in ASPDAC 2017, the paper titled  "Spendthrift: Machine Learning Based Resource and Frequency Scaling for Ambient Energy Harvesting Non-volatile Processors" is a collaboration with Penn State and Tsinghua University.
  • (07/2016)[Papers] Congratulations to SEAL members for having 3 papers accepted by MICRO 2016 and 3 papers accepted by ICCAD 2016! 
  • (06/2016)[Honor] Prof. Xie was inducted into ISCA Hall of Fame, this is another honor since he was inducted into HPCA Hall of Fame last year.
  • (05/2016)[Award] Congratulations for Shuangchen Li's HPCA paper selected by the IEEE MICRO Top Picks as "Nonvolatile Processor Architectures: Efficient, Reliable Progress with Unstable Power", which is a collaboration with Penn State and Tsinghua University. 
  • (04/2016)[Papers] Congratulations to SEAL members for having 4 papers accepted by ISCA 2016 and 3 papers accepted by DAC 2016! 
  • (01/2016)[Award] Cong Xu's dissertation has been selected as the honorable mention of SPEC Distinguished Dissertation Award 2015, for contributions to modeling, circuit design and microarchitecture for emerging resistive memory.
  • (01/2016)[Service] Prof. Xie was appointed as the Associate Editor of IEEE Embedded Systems Letters from 2016 to 2018.
  • (11/2015)[Service] Professor Xie has been appointed as the next Editor-in-Chief of ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing (JETC) by ACM Publications Board.
  • (09/2015)[Award]  Mr. Peng Gu receives 2015-2016 Holbrook Foundation Fellowship by Institute for Energy Efficiency of UCSB
  • (08/2015)[Visitor] Dr. Ing-Chao Lin​ and Dr. Yuanqing Cheng​ join the group as visiting scholars. Dr. Lin is an associate professor in National Cheng Kung University. Dr. Cheng is an assistant professor in Beihang University.   
  • (07/2015)[Award] Dr. Xie received the [Servive Recognition Award] from ISLPED 2015.
  • (07/2015)[Conference] MPSoC 2015 is held in Ventra. Dr. Xie serves as general chair.
  • (07/2015)[Student] Peng Gu joined our group for Ph.D. study from Summer 2015. He received his B.S. degree from Tsinghua University.
  • (06/2015)[Visitor] Welcome Youwei Zhuo and Zhiya Zhou for their summer intern in our group. They come from Tsinghua University, ECE and CS department, respectively.
  • (06/2015)[Student] Maohua Zhu joined the group for Ph.D. study, starting from Summer 2015. He got B.S./M.S from Tsinghua University, and worked for AMD before joining our group.
  • (02/2015)[Award] Kaisheng Ma, Yang Zheng, and Shuangchen Li, together with PSU and Tsinghua collaborators, won [HPCA 2015 Best Paper Award].
  • (12/2014)[Award] Jishen Zhao's paper received the [Best Paper Honorable Mention Award] at MICRO-46.
  • (12/2014)[IEEE Fellow] Yuan Xie is elevated to IEEE Fellow due to contributions in design automation and architecture for 3D ICs.
  • (10/2014)[Award] Congratulations to Ping Chi for ACM SRC award at ICCAD 2014.
  • (10/2014)[Award] Congratulations to Ping Chi for [ICCAD 2014 Best Paper Award] (IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Award).
  • (10/2014)[Graduation] Dr. Cong Xu defensed his Ph.D. thesis and joined HP Lab as a research scientist.
  • (10/2014)[Graduation] Dr. Jue Wang defensed her Ph.D. thesis and joined Oracle as a research scientist.
  • (10/2014)[Paper] Congratulations to​ Jishen Zhao for her paper accepted by MICRO 2014!
  • (08/2014)[Conference] ISLPED 2014 was held in San Diego. Dr. Xie serves as the General co-chair.
  • (06/2014)[Conference] We presented a tutorial on Architectural Modeling for Emerging Memory Technologies at ISCA 2014.
  • (03/2014)[Graduation] Tao Zhang and Jishen Zhao successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertations, and joined Nvidia and HP Labs, respectively.
  • (02/2014)[Paper] Congratulations to Tao Zhang for ISCA 2014 paper.
  • (02/2014)[Papers] Congratulations for 4 papers accepted by DAC 2014!
  • (01/2014)[Book] New book Emerging Memory Technologies: Design, Architecture, and Applications is published by Springer.
  • (12/2013)[Award] Jishen Zhao et al. received [Best Paper Award Honorable Mention] in MICRO 2013.
  • (09/2013)[Conference] ISLPED 2013 is held in Beijing, Dr. Xie serves as the TPC co-chair.
  • (08/2013)[Graduation] Dr. Dimin Niu defensed his Ph.D. thesis and joined Samsung as a senior architect.
  • (03/2013)[Paper] Jue Wang and Xiangyu Dong's paper is nominated for [DATE 2013 Best Paper Candidate].
  • (01/2013)[Conference] ASPDAC 2013 is held in Yokohama, Japan. Dr. Xie served as the TPC chair.
  • (01/2013)[Student] Ivan Stalev joined the group for Ph.D. study, starting from Spring 2013. He got B.S. from Penn State, and worked for Intel before joining our group.
  • (01/2013)[Conference] ASPDAC 2013 was held in Yokohama, Japan. Dr. Xie served as the TPC chair.
  • (10/2012)[Paper] Prof. Xie and Tsinghua collaborators won [Best paper award] at ISVLSI 2012.
  • (03/2012)[Award] Guangyu Sun received 2012 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award.
  • (08/2011)[Graduation] Dr. Guangyu Sun defensed his Ph.D. thesis and joined Peking University, China, as Assistant Professor.
  • (08/2011)[Graduation] Dr. Xiangyu Dong defensed his Ph.D. thesis and joined Qualcomm as a senior engineer.
  • (08/2011)[Graduation] Dr. Yibo Chen defensed his Ph.D. thesis and joined Synopsys as a senior engineer.
  • (08/2011)[Award] Yibo Chen won [Best Paper Award] for ISLPED 2011.
  • (06/2011)[Award] Xiangyu Dong named ACM Student Research Competition Graduate Final Winner, awarded at ACM Award Banquet on June 4, 2011.
  • (06/2011)[Papers] 2 ISCA papers and 1 DAC paper, 12 students will attend DAC 2011 and ISCA 2011
  • (01/2011)[Internship] Tao Zhang (Microsoft), Cong Xu (HP Labs), and Dimin Niu (HP Labs).
  • (12/2010)[Paper] Jin Ouyang presented his paper in MICRO 2010, Hsiang-yun Cheng presented her paper in MICRO 2010.
  • (09/2010)[Students] Matt Poremba, Hsiang-yun Cheng joined the group for Ph.D. study, starting fromFall 2010.
  • (06/2010)[Paper] 3 papers accepted by DAC 2010, 7 students will attend DAC 2010.
  • (05/2010)[Internship] Xiangyu Dong and Cong Xu (HP Labs); Guangyu Sun (IMEC); Tao Zhang (ITRI).
  • (03/2010)[Graduation] Dr. Xiaoxia Wu successfully defensed her thesis and officially became a full-time researcher in Qualcomm (San Diego, CA).
  • (01/2010)[Award] Balaji Vaidyanthan received [Best Poster Award] in student forum, and Yibo Chen's paper was nominated for [Best Paper Award] in ASP-DAC 2010
  • (12/2009)[Graduation] After collaborating with TSMC for 2 years as co-op, Balaji Vaidyanthan successfully defensed his thesis and officially became a full-time researcher in TSMC (Taiwan).
  • (7/2009)[Internship] Guangyu Sun will be an International Scholar in IMEC, Belgium working as a co-op in 3D IC design group.
  • (6/2009)[Internship] Jin Ouyang will work as a summer intern in ITRI, Taiwan
  • (4/2009)[Internship] Yibo Chen will work as a summer intern in Mentor Graphics, under the supervision of Dr. Andres Takach, the Chief Scientist in Mentor.
  • (4/2009)[Internship] Xiangyu Dong will work as a summer intern in HP Labs, under the supervision of Dr. Norm Jouppi
  • (1/2009)[Visitor] Dr. Lian Duan and Dr. Yongsoo Joo join the group as research associates. Dr. Duan received his Ph.D. degree from Peking University. Dr. Joo received his Ph.D. degree from Seoul National University.
  • (1/2009)[Student] Deanna Chnarrs joins the group in Spring 2008. She is a senior student in CSE dept.
  • (1/2009)[Student] Matt Poremba joins the group in Spring 2008. He is an undergraduate student in CSE department at Penn State.
  • (1/2009)[Paper] Xiangyu Dong's ASP-DAC paper was one of the Best Paper Nominatee among more than 350 submissions to ASP-DAC 2009.
  • (12/2008)[Graduation] Paul Falkenstern successfully defensed his thesis on 3D EDA tools, and will join Lockheed Martin in Jan 2009.
  • (12/2008)[Graduation] Benjamin Hvostal finishes his honor thesis and will join Intel in Jan 2009.
  • (09/2008)[Students] Mr. Tao Zhang joins the group in Fall 2008. He received B.S. and M.S. degree from Peking University.
  • (09/2008)[Internship] Xiangyu Dong will work as a co-op at HP Labs from 09/2008 to 12/2008.
  • (09/2008)[Students] Mr. Dimin Niu joins the group in Fall 2008. He received B.S. and M.S. degree from Tsinghua University.
  • (05/2008)[Award] Prof. Xie received IBM Faculty Award. News Link.
  • (04/2008)[Award] Prof. Xie received the CSE department "Faculty Teaching Award", and the "Outstanding Teaching Award" Nomination in College of Engineering. Department news
  • (03/2008) [Internship] Paul Falkenstern received an NSF fellowship and will work in Taiwan during the summer.
  • (03/2008) [Internship] Xiaoxia Wu will work as a summer intern at IBM Austin research lab from 06/08-09/08.
  • (03/2008)[Graduation] Feng Wang successfully finished his Ph.D. thesis defense, and will join Qualcomm to be a 3D IC enginner. Congratulations!
  • (01/2008)[Award] Feng Wang and Xiaoxia Wu's paper "Variability-Driven Module Selection with Joint Design Time Optimization and Post-Silicon Tuning." is selected for the Best Paper Award in ASP-DAC 2008! Department news
  • (07/2007)[student] Mr. Xiangyu Dong will join the group in Fall 2007. He received  B.S. and M.S. degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • (07/2007)[student] Mr. Yibo Chen will join the group in Fall 2007. He received B.S. and M.S. degree from Tsinghua University
  • (07/2007) Mr. Paul Falkenstern joined the group in summer 2007. He received B.S. degree from Penn State.
  • (07/2007) [Grant] Prof Xie received a new NSF/CNS grant as a PI, tilted "Hybrid Timing Analysis via Multi-Mode Execution", this is a collaborative reserach with Prof. Frank Mueller at NCSU
  • (07/2007) [Grant] Prof. Xie received a new grant as a PI  from Honda Research Institute on 3D IC design
  • (07/2007)[student] Mr. Jin Ouyang will join the group in Fall 2007. He received B.S. degree from Peking University
  • (12/2006) [Award] Prof. Xie received the prestigious NSF CAREER award 2006. 
  • (12/2006)[Conference] We organized a 3D Tutorial at (MICRO 2006)
  • (12/2006)[Graduation] Wei-lun Hung received his Ph.D. degree and accepted a job at Lattice Semiconductor,  Congratulations!
  • (11/2006)[Award] Dr. Wei-lun Hung's paper was nominated for [Best Paper Award] in ICCAD 2006.
  • (10/2006) [Grant] Prof. Xie received a new grant as a PI from DARPA/IBM on "technology and design infrastructure for high performance 3D ICs"