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Prof. Doug Blough's Presentation


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Prof. Doug Blough's Presentation

  1. 1. Computer Engineering Research at Ga. Tech Douglas M. Blough School of ECE Georgia Institute of Technology
  2. 2. Computer Engineering Research Areas <ul><li>Computer Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Design, Test, and Verification </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Networks and Distributed Systems </li></ul><ul><li>System Software and Compilers </li></ul><ul><li>Biologically-Inspired Computing </li></ul>
  3. 3. Computer Architecture Research <ul><li>Faculty: Blough, Davis, Hamblen, Schimmel, Schlag, S. Wills, Yalamanchili </li></ul><ul><li>Sample projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QoS router design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia architectures </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Design, Test, and Verification Research <ul><li>Faculty: Chatterjee, Davis, Hughes, Keezer, Lim, Mooney, Schimmel, Schlag, Swaminathan, Velev </li></ul><ul><li>Sample projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed-signal testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware-software co-design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware verification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power-aware design </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Embedded Systems Research <ul><li>Faculty: Anderson, Blough, Hamblen, Mooney, Palem, Peatman, L. Wills </li></ul><ul><li>Sample projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-time OS for multiprocessor-on-a-chip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-time DSP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power-aware computing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Networks and Distributed Systems Research <ul><li>Faculty: Blough, Owen, Riley, Schimmel, Yalamanchili </li></ul><ul><li>Sample projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next-generation Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation of large-scale networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fault tolerance in distributed systems </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. System Software and Compilers Research <ul><li>Faculty: Blough, Palem, Riley, L. Wills </li></ul><ul><li>Sample projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compilers for power-aware and high-performance systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Middleware for autonomous flight-control software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software re-engineering </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Dependable Distributed Systems and Software <ul><li>Adaptive management of distributed systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>study of replication, voting, and consistency mechanisms, and their combinations/tradeoffs in dependable distributed systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Middleware for fault injection and measurement of distributed software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>study of how different classes of software respond to a wide variety of faults </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sensor networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>characterization of sensor densities and transmitting ranges necessary to ensure connected network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>study of how much network lifetime can be extended by various energy-conserving protocols </li></ul></ul>