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Learn about an exciting new platform for implementing computational structures for energy-efficient systems in this CIDSE Distinguished Lecture Series seminar.

Using Spintronics to Implement Energy-efficient Logic Circuits
Presented by Sachin S. Sapatnekar, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Henle Chair at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota.

Friday, December 1, 2017
10 a.m.
Artisan Court at the Brickyard (BYAC) 110, Tempe campus [map]

Abstract

Spintronics technology provides an exciting platform for implementing computational structures, and recent work has demonstrated the potential for leveraging its nonvolatility properties to build energy-efficiency systems. This talk presents a view of a collaborative effort between physicists, material scientists, circuit designers and architects that has led to the development of novel device structures, circuits and memory arrays. Together, these lead to viable pathways for building spin-based structures for computation, memory and in-memory computation.

About the speaker

Sachin S. Sapatnekar received his doctorate degree from the University of Illinois. He teaches at the University of Minnesota, where he holds the Distinguished McKnight University Professorship and the Robert and Marjorie Henle Chair. He has served as General Chair of the Design Automation Conference and Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on CAD. He has received seven Best Papers and a Best Poster Award, two ICCAD 10-year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Awards, the SRC Technical Excellence award, and the SIA University Research Award. He is a Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE.

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