10:00am - 11:00am
ECE Conference room 2515-2516 (2/F via Lifts 25/26), The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology


Algorithms, Big Data, and Computing are the ABCs of the AI Era. Technology scaling and architectural innovations are the key drivers for the performance improvement of AI chips. In this talk, the speaker will discuss the challenges of the computing needs in the AI era, and present a series of his work in technology-driven architecture innovations, including novel architectures with die-stacking 3D ICs, near-data computing, and in-memory computing, as well as industrial tech transfer of the research outcomes in these directions.

Event Format
Speakers / Performers:
Prof. Yuan Xie
Vice President and Chief Scientist of Alibaba DAMO Academy, Sunnyvale, CA, USA


Yuan Xie is currently with Alibaba’s DAMO Academy. He received Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Princeton University. Before joining Alibaba, he was a Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), a Professor at Pennsylvania State University, with AMD Research and was with IBM Microelectronics as an Advisory Engineer. Yuan Xie is a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS.

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PG students
Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering
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