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Professors work on small chips

Michigan chips will be first to test next-generation hardware design tools

U-M team will serve as model for nimble and innovative system-on-chip design.|Medium Read
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A new hybrid chip that can change its own wiring

The speedy and efficient system-on-chip could unify wireless communication.|Medium Read
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Enabling anyone to design hardware with a new open-source tool

Six-month hardware design process will be turned into 24-hour automated task.|Medium Read

An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’

The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale.|Short Read
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CSE alum startup SambaNova collects $56m in funding for AI chip research

SambaNova's approach, stemming from work by Olukotun and co-founder Christopher Ré at Stanford University, seeks to create a new platform from scratch that is optimized specifically for AI operations.|Medium Read
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CSE alum earns IEEE award for pioneering work in CPU design

Olukotun is often called "the father of multi-core processors" for his early contributions to this now commonplace technology.|Short Read
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New computing system to enable deep space missions

A new radiation-hardened, multi-processor, Arm-based spacecraft processor is being developed at Michigan in a project led by Boeing and funded by NASA.|Medium Read
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New $32M center reimagines how computers are designed

‘You shouldn’t need a Ph.D. to design new computing systems.’|Medium Read

Fred Buhler builds better chips for “Aweslome” applications

Fred Buhler founded Aweslome to provide custom-build chips for a broad range of applications, including machine learning, neural networks, security, and circuits testing. |Medium Read
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Michigan’s millimeter-scale computers featured at ISSCC2017, and in IEEE Spectrum

Professors Blaauw and Sylvester showcase capabilities of tiny computing|Short Read

Sensors from head to toe – Todd Coleman makes measuring health simpler

Prof. Todd Coleman's group is tackling the challenging problem of getting high-fidelity monitoring to work affordably at home.|Medium Read

Todd Austin elected IEEE Fellow for contributions to simulation techniques and resilient system design in computer architecture

Prof. Austin is a recognized leader in the area of computer architecture research.|Medium Read