Undergraduate and K-12 Student Involvement

Undergraduate Student Projects

At any given time NanoCAD Lab has 1-3 undergraduate student researchers involved.

Current Undergraduate students in the lab.

  1. Aidan Wilson <aidanrwilson@gmail.com>. Mentor: Yasmine. Working on overlapped shot fracturing for 3d printers.
  2. Andrew Deng <dsyandrewdeng@gmail.com>. Mentor: Yasmine. Working on implementing slicing approaches for 3d printers.
  3. Tianmu Li <litianmu1995@ucla.edu>, Mentor: Shaodi Wang. Working on NV-FPGA and VC-MTJ based stochastic computing.
  4. Brandon John Toy <bjtoy@ucla.edu>, Mentor: Saptadeep Pal. Working on bit-stream analysis and synthesis for stochastic computing.
  5. Yizhang Wu <wuyizhang@ucla.edu>, Mentor: Wei-Che Wang. Working on Antenna PUF fabrication and measurement.
  6. George Li <lzqgeorge@hotmail.com>, Mentor: Wei-Che Wang. Working on UNBIAS PUF FPGA implementation and measurement.

[1] S. Mok, “Propagation Delay Approximation Considering Effective Capacitance and Slew Degradation,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2009. [ paper ]
[2] D. Srinivasan, “Full Automation and Testing of Incorrect Logic Modules,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2010. [ presentation ]
[3] D. Liu, “Batch Processing: The Complete Synthesize, Place, and Route Flow,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2010. [ paper ]
[4] M. Gottscho, “Analyzing power variability of ddr3 dual inline memory modules,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2011. [ paper ]
[5] J. Yam, “Improving performance of an nbti simulator,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2011. [ paper ]
[6] R. Wiley, “Performance variability analysis of the opensparc architecture on fpgas,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2011. [ paper ]
[7] X. Huang, “Statistical Static Timing Analysis in the UCLA Timer,” tech. rep., University of California, Los Angeles, 2012. [ paper ]

High-School Student Projects

Current High School students engaged in the lab

  1. Ian Chang <ianchangschool@gmail.com>. Mentor: Mark. Currently porting X-Mem (The Extensible Memory Benchmarking Tool) to Mac, iOS, Android, and the RISC-V instruction set architecture.

[1] F. Ke, “Quasi-monte carlo methods for measuring wafer profit,” tech. rep., Arcadia High School, 2010. [ paper | presentation ]
[2] Y. Kumar and B. Loo, “Robustness of numerical representations,” tech. rep., Mission San Jose High School and South Pasadena High School, 2011. [ paper | presentation ]

Los Angeles Computing Circle

Supported by NSF Variability Expedition, Prof. Mani Srivastava, Prof. Lara Dolecek and Prof. Puneet Gupta are setting up an all- year weekend + summer program to introduce high school students to wide applicability of computing. See the LACC website here.

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