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Bridging the “last centimeter barrier” in electronic communications

Michigan Engineering researchers led by Prof. Pinaki Mazumder have created a new chip interconnect technology using terahertz surface-wave interconnects that will enable ultra fast data transmissions.|Short Read
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Computing pioneer to receive honorary U-M doctorate

Lynn Conway is a leader in the microchip design revolution that made cell phones and laptops possible, and an internationally-recognized advocate for transgender rights.|Medium Read
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Using software to beat Moore’s Law: $9.5M to design the ‘reconfigurable computer’

Transmuter can change how programs use the hardware available to them in real time, effectively acting as a reconfigurable computer.|Medium Read
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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