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From Classroom Project to Presented Paper

Electrical and computer engineering students Justin Kawakami, E’23, and Dominik Zajac, E’24, who both took the class EECE 4632 Hardware-Software Codesign for FPGA-Based Systems with Professor Miriam Leeser, turned one of their classroom projects into a paper on “Selective Encryption of Compressed Image Regions on the Edge with Reconfigurable Hardware” that was presented at the […]

Securing Scientific Cyberinfrastructures from Advanced Attacks

ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu is leading a $1.2M NSF grant, in collaboration with ECE Professor Miriam Leeser and Mike Zink from the University of Massachusetts, for “CAREFREE:Cloud infrAstructure ResiliencE of the Future foR tEstbeds, accelerators and nEtworks.” Abstract Source: NSF Cyberinfrastructure in the form of cloud computing has become the main workhorse for accelerating […]

Han Wins CNERT Workshop Best Paper Award

Computer engineering student Zhaoyang Han, PhD’24, who is advised by ECE Professor Miriam Leeser, won the Computer and Networking Experimental Research using Testbeds (CNERT) Workshop Best Paper Award for their paper on “A Framework to Enable Runtime Programmable P4-enabled FPGAs in the Open Cloud Testbed” at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications.

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Designing Self-Adaptive Next Generation RF Receivers for Heavily Crowded Electromagnetic Environments

ECE Associate Professor Marvin Onabajo, Professor Miriam Leeser, and Assistant Professor Cristian Cassella were awarded a $750K NSF grant for “Advancing Coexistence through a Cross-Layer Design Platform with an Adaptive Frequency-Selective Radio Front-End and Digital Algorithms.” The research lays the groundwork for enhanced radio frequency communication systems that make use of real-time tuning to adapt to different spectrum environments for higher interference tolerance, and to provide design techniques and tools that improve the coexistence of wireless devices.

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Leeser Recognized as Charter Member of IEEE Distinguished Contributors

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser was recognized as a charter member of the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Contributor Program. The program was introduced in 2021 to showcase the immense combined technical expertise and innovation power of its membership while recognizing volunteer commitment.

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Leeser Research Receives Best Paper Award at the HEART 2021

ECE alum Jieming Xu, PhD’20, and Professor Miriam Leeser received the best paper award at the International Symposium on Highly Efficient Accelerators and Reconfigurable Technologies (HEART 2021) for their paper Accelerating Matrix Processing for MIMO Systems.

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Using FPGAs for New and Efficient Computation

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser, in collaboration with Michael Zink from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was awarded a $300K collaborative EAGER NSF grant for “CNS: PRATE: P4 Research enabled by Accelerators in national TestbEds”.

Best Paper Award at IEEE HPEC 2020

Computer engineering PhD student Mahsa Bayati (PhD’20), ECE Professor Miriam Leeser, Associate Professor Ningfang Mi were awarded the Outstanding Student Paper Award for their paper “Exploiting GPU Direct Access to Non-Volatile Memory to Accelerate Big Data Processing” at the 2020 IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC).

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Leeser wins Best Paper for ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser’s paper on “FINN-R: An End-to-End Deep-Learning Framework for Fast Exploration of Quantized Neural Networks” won Best Paper for the 2020 year in ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems.

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Desnoyers and Leeser Awarded $1.55M NSF Grant to Accelerate Innovations in Cloud Technologies

ECE Affiliated Faculty Peter Desnoyers (PI), Khoury College, and ECE Professor Miriam Leeser (co-PI) are the Northeastern University leads of $1.55M five-year NSF grant that is part a $5M total award in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Amherst (lead) and Boston University.

Lin to Lead $1.2M Grant to Reduce DNN Computation and Storage Requirements

ECE Assistant Professor Xue (Shelley) Lin will lead a $1.2M NSF grant, in collaboration with ECE Professor Miriam Leeser and Massoud Pedram from the University of Southern California, on developing “A Unified Software/Hardware Framework of DNN Computation and Storage Reduction Using ADMM”.

Leeser to Give Keynote Speech at ISSC

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser will give a keynote speech on “Billions and billions – or what to do with all those transistors” at the Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC).

Faculty and Staff Awards 2019

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2018-2019 academic school year. See Photo Gallery Faculty Fellow Matthew Eckelman, CEE Yongmin Liu, MIE Outstanding Teacher of First Year Engineering Students Joseph Depasquale, Chemistry Brian O’Connell, FYE Sumi Seo, Mathematics Matthew Webber, […]

Professor Leeser to be Keynote Speaker at H2RC 2018

Professor Miriam Leeser will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Heterogeneous High-performance Reconfigurable Computing Workshop being held in Dallas, Texas November 11. Abstract: Secure Function Evaluation (SFE) allows an interested party to evaluate a function over private data without learning anything about the inputs other than the outcome of this computation. This offers a […]

Enabling Flexible, Adaptable, and Scalable Wireless Networking

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser was awarded a $100K NSF grant for "Software Hardware Efficient Extensible Protocols (SHEEP)." Abstract Source: NSF Wireless devices have become ubiquitous. New devices are coming on line all the time, and protocols for these devices continue to evolve. This research will investigate a flexible platform that can support a variety of […]

Leeser Selected as Fulbright Fellow

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser was selected for a Fulbright award at Maynooth University and the CONNECT Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland to study wireless and networking technology with applications to Internet of Things (IoT), wireless networking, cognitive radio, software defined radio and software defined networking.

Leeser and Ioannidis to Speak at MIT

ECE Professors Miriam Leeser and Stratis Ioannidis will give a joint lecture on the “Practical, Secure Function Evaluation at Scale” at the Computational Research in Boston and Beyond Seminar at MIT.

Ioannidis and Leeser Awarded $500K NSF MaSSIF Grant

ECE Professors Stratis Ioannidis and Miriam Leeser have been awarded a $500K NSF grant to create a “Massively Scalable Secure Computation Infrastructure Using FPGAs.”

Professors Leeser and Kokar to Work on DARPA Project with BAE Systems

ECE Professors Mitch Kokar and Miriam Leeser will work with BAE Systems on DARPA’s CONverged Collaborative Elements for RF Task Operations (CONCERTO) program. According to BAE Systems, CONCERTO focuses on supporting communications, radar, and electronic warfare systems with a flexible RF architecture that uses shared common hardware, enabling multifunction systems that meet the low-SWaP requirements […]

ECE Faculty Meet With Student Advisory Board

ECE Interim Chair Miriam Leeser, Associate Chair Waleed Meleis, and Associate Professor Purnima Ratilal-Makris met with undergraduate students in the ECE Student Advisory Board to discuss their experiences in the department. The Student Advisory Board is planning on meeting with the department regularly throughout the year. We look forward to continuing the conversation.

ECE PhD Student Receives Dissertation Award

ECE PhD Student Benjamin Drozdenko named a Spring 2017 Dissertation Completion Awardee from Northeastern University’s Provost Office. Drozdenko is co-advised by Professor Miriam Leeser and Professor Kaushik Chowdhury. Drozdenko's dissertation is entitled “Enabling Protocol Coexistence: Hardware-Software Codesign of Wireless Transceivers on Heterogeneous Computing Architectures.” For a full list of awardees, please visit Dissertation Completion Award.

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser to Speak at WInnComm Conference in Virginia

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser will appear as a featured speaker at WInnComm ’16 in Reston, Virginia.

Two ECE Professors Win Google Research Award worth $67k

ECE Professors Stratis Ioannidis and Miriam Leeser have won a Google Faculty Research Award worth more than $67k.

Profs. Miriam Leeser and Mitch Kokar Giving Invited Talks At 2015 New England Workshop for Software Defined Radio (NEWSDR’15)

On Friday, May 22nd, ECE professors Miriam Leeser and Mieczyslaw 'Mitch' Kokar will be giving keynote talks at the 2015 New England Workshop for Software Defined Radio (NEWSDR’15).


Security Countermeasures

Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor Yunsi Fei, Professors David Kaeli and Miriam Leeser were awarded a $500K National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant to develop "A Testbed for Side Channel Analysis and Security Evaluation." The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to […]

FY14 TIER 1 Award Recipients

22 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY14 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 14 different research projects.

Leeser Awarded $500K NSF Grant

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser was awarded a $500K NSF to Ensure Reliability and Portability of Scientific Software for Heterogeneous Architectures. Miriam Leeser joined the faculty at Northeastern University in January 1996. Her specialty is Computer Engineering. She received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and Diploma and PhD degrees in Computer Science from […]

SMART Lab Opens

The new engineering MathWorks Systems Modeling and Radio Technology (SMART) Laboratory will be home to the next developments in high-tech simulation and advanced computing.

Developing Images Faster

ECE Professors Miriam Leeser and David Kaeli have created a method to develop medical images 10 to 1000x faster than current technology using 3D video graphics, which will lead to faster diagnoses.