About me

I am a 2nd-year Ph.D. student of Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Research Interests

  • Computer Architecture
    • Designing reconfigurable domain-specific accelerators
    • Agile software hardware co-design which balance generality and efficiency
    • Compiler-development automation for programmable architecture
  • Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)
    • Designing automatic reconfigurable hardware generator
    • Digital circuits full-stack design, optimization and verification

Recent News

Publication

Conference

  • Jian Weng*, Sihao Liu*, Vidushi Dadu, Zhengrong Wang, Preyas Shah, Tony Nowatzki. DSAGEN: Synthesizing Programmable Spatial Accelerators. 2020 ACM/IEEE 47th Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) PDF. Slides * equal-contribution first author

  • Jian Weng, Sihao Liu, Zhengrong Wang, Vidushi Dadu, Tony Nowatzki. Jian Weng, Sihao Liu, Zhengrong Wang, Vidushi Dadu, Tony Nowatzki. A Hybrid Systolic-Dataflow Architecture for Inductive Matrix Algorithms. Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA). PDF

  • Vidushi Dadu, Jian Weng, Sihao Liu, Tony Nowatzki. Towards General Purpose Acceleration by Exploiting Common Data-Dependence Forms. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO). PDF Selected as an IEEE TopPick in computer architecture for 2020!

  • Amirali Sharifian, Reza Hojabr, Navid Rahimi, Sihao Liu, Apala Guha, Tony Nowatzki, Arrvindh Shriraman. ╬╝IR-An intermediate representation for transforming and optimizing the microarchitecture of application accelerators. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO). PDF

Journal

  • Vidushi Dadu, Jian Weng, Sihao Liu, Tony Nowatzki. Towards General-Purpose Acceleration: Finding Structure in Irregularity. IEEE Micro Top Picks. URL
  • Jian Weng, Sihao Liu, Vidushi Dadu, Tony Nowatzki. DAEGEN: A Modular Compiler for Exploring Decoupled Spatial Accelerators. IEEE Computer Architecture Letters. PDF, URL