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ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang received the IEEE Technical Committee on Secure and Dependable Measurement (TCSDM) Early-Career Award for his “contribution to deep learning model compression and real-time, mobile deep learning AI acceleration for precise calibration.”
Computer Engineering PhD student Malith Jayaweera won First Place in the student research competition at the International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO) 2021 for his research on “Data vs Instructions: Runtime Code Generation for Convolutions”.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang received multiple funding and gift awards from industry, including DiDi USA, Kwai USA, Snap Inc., Perception Inc., and Tencent USA.
Yanzhi Wang, assistant professor at ECE, organized the SpicyFL Workshop on Scalability, Privacy, and Security in Federated Learning, at NeurIPS 2020. The workshop has 7 keynote talks, 1 panel, 10 paper presentations, and over 30 lightning talks.
ECE Professor David Kaeli and Assistant Professors Yanzhi Wang, Xue Lin, and Devesh Tiwari were awarded a $570K NSF grant for the “Acquisition of a Heterogeneous Multi-GPU Cluster to Support Exploration at Scale.”
ECE Assistant Professors Yanzhi Wang and Xue Lin and their graduate students were part of a collaborative Northeastern University and College of William and Mary team that won first place at the design contest at ISLPED 2020 for their demonstration titled, “CoCoPIE: A Framework of Compression-Compilation Co-design Towards Ultra-High Energy Efficiency and Real Time DNN Inference on Mobile Devices.”
Yanzhi Wang, assistant professor at ECE, organized the ROAD4NN workshop: International Workshop on Research Open Automatic Design for Neural Networks, at DAC 2020. Over 400 virtual attendees registered for the workshop.
Yanzhi Wang Receives Army Young Investigator Award to Bring Deep Neural Network Machine Learning to Mobile Devices
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang has been awarded a prestigious Young Investigator Program Award from the Army Research Office (ARO) on ultra-efficient, real-time DNN acceleration on mobile platforms. The ARO YIP is awarded to outstanding scientists beginning their independent careers to attract them to pursue fundamental research in areas relevant to the Army, to support their research in these areas, and to encourage their teaching and research careers.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, in collaboration with Massoud Pedram from the University of Southern California, was awarded a $500K NSF grant for “Advanced Circuits, Architectures and Design Automation Technologies for Energy-efficient Single Flux Quantum Logic.”
ECE Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, Assistant Professor Pau Closas, Professor Deniz Erdogmus, Professor Tommaso Melodia, and Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang received $1M funding from DARPA for their project titled Signal Processing in Neural Networks (SPiNN) for Wireless IoT.
ECE Visiting Student/Postdoc Chen Pan to become an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
The ECE visiting student/postdoc Chen Pan (supervisor Prof. Yanzhi Wang) has accepted the offer as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, starting Fall 2020. He works on embedded systems, cyber-physical systems, and embedded AI systems.
CEE Assistant Professor Hao Sun, ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, and CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar were awarded a $600K NSF grant for “Physics-Reinforced Deep Learning for Structural Metamodeling.”
ECE PhD candidate Ao Ren, advised by Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, has accepted an offer as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University, starting Fall 2020.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang has developed technology to allow deep neural networks to run on a smartphone or similar-sized device.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, together with collaborators at Syracuse University, received a $280K grant from SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation), entitled “Reliable Perception and Control for UAV Navigation in 3D Space”.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, together with collaborators at Syracuse University, received a $133K supplement grant for the NSF CPS grant, entitled “CPS: Medium: Enabling Multimodal Sensing, Real-time Onboard Detection and Adaptive Control for Fully Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems”.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang received a 2020 ACORN Innovation Award from The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center for his project entitled “Real-Time Acceleration of Deep Learning Applications on Mobile Edge Devices”.
ECE Assistant Professor Stratis Ioannidis is leading a $1M NSF grant, with Professors Jennifer Dy, Tommaso Melodia, Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, and Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, to develop “Efficient and Adaptive Real-Time Learning for Next Generation Wireless Systems”.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang is the Northeastern lead as part of a $1.2M NSF grant that is in collaboration with Xuehai Qian and Viktor Prasanna from the University of Southern California, to create a “FASTLEAP: FPGA based compact Deep Learning Platform”.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang (PI) has been awarded a $500K award from the National Science Foundation, titled “CNS Core: Small: Collaborative: Content-Based Viewport Prediction Framework for Live Virtual Reality Streaming.”
Our ECE PhD candidate Caiwen Ding (advisor Prof. Yanzhi Wang) has accepted the offer as an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Connecticut, starting Fall 2019. He works on hardware acceleration of deep learning algorithms, deep learning applications, cyber-physical systems, etc.
ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang and ECE Chair Srinivas Tadigadapa were awarded a $300K NSF IRES grant for a “U.S.-Japan International Research Experience for Students on Superconducting Electronics.”