Yufei Ding

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. in Computer Science, North Carolina State University,

MS in Computer Science, the College of William and Mary

 B.S. in Physics, University of Science and Technology of China and


the NCSU Computer Science Outstanding Research Award in 2016

Computer Science Outstanding Dissertation Award in 2018.

2019 IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing.

Contact Information

Room location: 1123 Harold Frank Hall
Email: yufeiding [at] cs [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
Phone: 757-634-1478
Website: https://sites.cs.ucsb.edu/~yufeiding/

Short Bio

Yufei Ding joined the Department of Computer Science (with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering), University of California at Santa Barbara as an Assistant Professor in Nov 2017. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University, and B.S. and M.S. in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China and the College of William and Mary, respectively. Her research interests lie in the broad fields of domain-specific language design, architecture and compiler optimization, and hardware acceleration. Her current research focuses on building high- performance, energy-efficient, and high-fidelity programming frameworks for emerging technologies such as quantum computing, machine learning, and deep learning.