Fred Chong

Director
Computer Engineering Program

Director
Greenscale Center for Energy-Efficient Computing

Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of California at Santa Barbara
Harold Frank Hall, Room 5163
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
voice: (507) 246-6490
fax: (805) 893-8553 (dept)
(801) 327-1868 (converts to e-mail, preferred for non-sensitive information)
chong@cs.ucsb.edu


Assistant to the Director: Libby Straight
Trailer 380, Rm 101
Telephone: 805/893-5615
Fax: 805/893-3262
libby@ece.ucsb.edu

Biographical Sketch

Fred Chong is the Director of Computer Engineering and Professor of Computer Science at UCSB. He also leads the Greenscale effort for energy-efficient computing. Chong received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1996 and was a faculty member and Chancellor's fellow at UC Davis from 1997-2005. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the DARPATech Most Significant Technical Achievement Award, and 5 best paper awards. His research interests include emerging technologies for computing, multicore and embedded architectures, computer security, and sustainable computing. Prof. Chong has been funded by NSF, Google, AFOSR, IARPA, DARPA, Mitsubishi, Altera and Xilinx. He has led or co-led $20M in awarded research, and been co-PI on an additional $10M.

Recent Talks

  • Bridging the Computation Gap in a Future of Massive Data, Keynote Address, International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS) , Monterey, CA, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Trustworthy Systems through Information-Flow Analysis, Distinguished Lecture, Arizona State University, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Large-Scale Quantum Computing Architectures, Distinguished Lecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Publications

  • Selected Publication Preprints
  • DBLP list
  • Graduate Students

  • Summer Deng
  • Karim Elghamrwawy
  • Jeff Heckey
  • Daniel Kudrow
  • Brian Neely

    Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Lunkai Zhang

    Undergraduate Researchers

  • Adam Holmes

    Recent Graduates

  • Vlasia Anagnostopoulou, Intel
  • Kenneth Bier, Apple
  • Susmit Biswas, AMD
  • Jedidiah Crandall, Associate Professor, University of New Mexico
  • Ravishankar Rao, Design Engineer, S-Machines
  • Xun Li, Facebook
  • Tzvetan Metodi, Sandia National Laboratories
  • John Oliver, Associate Professor, Calpoly San Luis Obispo
  • Darshan Thaker, KLA Tencor
  • Alan Savage, Google
  • Heba Saadeldeen, Intel
  • Hassan Wassel, Google

    Teaching

  • 290N Architectural Support for Secure and Reliable Computing
  • 154 Computer Architecture
  • 290N Novel Computing Technologies
  • 290N Green Computing
  • 290N Parallel Computer Architectures
  • 290N Extra-Performance Computer Architecture

    Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Architecture and Compiler Optimization (2006-Present).
  • Associate Editor, ACM Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (2005-2010).
  • Program Co-Chair International Supercomputing Conference , Newport Beach, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) , Portland, OR, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member, International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Bay Area, CA, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member, IEEE Micro Top Picks, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS) , Philadelphia, PA, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) , Minneapolis, MN, 2014.
  • Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS) , Monterey, CA, 2014.
  • Program Co-Chair International Green Computing Conference , San Jose, 2012.
  • Program Committee Member, International Conference for Compilers, Architectures, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.
  • Program Committee Member, IEEE Micro Top Picks, 2011.
  • Program Committee Member, 10th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Bangalore 2010.
  • Program Committee Member, International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO), Toronto 2010.
  • Co-Chair, National Cyber Leap Year Summit, Arlington, VA, 2009.
  • Program Committee Member, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium , Rome, Italy, 2009.
  • Program Committee Member, ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers , Ischia, Italy, 2008.
  • Tutorials Co-Chair, International Symposium on Computer Architecture, Beijing, China, 2008.
  • Program Committee Member, ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems , Orlando, 2007.
  • Program Committee Vice-Chair, ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers , Ischia, Italy, 2007.
  • Program Committee Member, Workshop on Architectural and System Support for Improving Software Dependability (ASID), held in conjunction with ASPLOS, San Jose 2006.
  • Program Committee Member, 15th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, Seattle 2006.
  • Program Committee Member, 10th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Austin 2006.
  • Program Committee Member, Conference on Nanosensing: Materials, Devices, and Systems III, Boston 2006.
  • Program Committee Member, 17th ACM Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2005.
  • Program Committee Member, Fourth Workshop on Power-Aware Computer Systems, Portland, Oregon, 2004.
  • Program Committee Member, 31st International Symposium on Computer Architecture, Munich, Germany, 2004.
  • Program Committee Member, 3rd Annual Workshop on Non-Silicon Computing (NSC-3), Munich, Germany, 2004.
  • Program Committee Member, 10th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Madrid, Spain, 2004.
  • Program Committee Member, 29th International Symposium on Computer Architecture, Anchorage, Alaska, 2002.
  • Program Committee Member, 8th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2002.
  • Program Committee Member, 14th ACM Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2002.
  • Co-Chair, 2nd Workshop on Intelligent Memory Systems held with the 9th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000.
  • Publicity Chair, 8th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Santa Clara, California, 1998.
  • Personal
  • My Erdos number is 3 (Tom Leighton -> Fan Chung -> Paul Erdos)
  • Sports and Travel 
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