Areas of Research
Computer Architecture (Processors, FPGAs, Other Novel Architectures), Heterogeneous Computing, High Performance Embedded Computing, Computing Systems Architecture, Design, Verification, Security
(The complete Hardware to Software Stack), Applications of Computing Systems & Principles (Medical Devices, Assistive Technologies etc.).
Lin Zhe, Sharad Sinha, Liang Hao, Feng Liang and Wei Zhang, “Scalable Light-Weight
Integration of FPGA Based Accelerators with Chip Multiprocessors”, IEEE Transactions on
Multi-Scale Computing Systems (IEEE TMSCS) (pre-print available in IEEE Xplore)
Liang Hao, Sharad Sinha and Wei Zhang, “Parallelizing hardware tasks on multi-context FPGA
with efficient placement and scheduling algorithms”, IEEE Transactions on Computer Aided
Design of Integrated Circuits (IEEE TCAD) vol. 37, issue 2, Feb. 2018, pp. 350-363.
Liang Feng, Liang Hao, Sharad Sinha and Wei Zhang, “HeteroSim: A heterogeneous CPU-
FPGA simulator”, IEEE Computer Architecture Letters (IEEE CAL), vol. 16, issue 1, Jan. –
June 2017, pp. 38-41.
Liang Feng, Sharad Sinha, Wei Zhang and Yun Liang, “CAMAS: Static and Dynamic Hybrid
Cache Management for CPU-FPGA Platforms”, in Proc. of 26th IEEE International Symposium
on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2018), April 29 – May 1,
Boulder, CO, USA. 2018.
Liang Feng, Sharad Sinha, Wei Zhang and Yun Liang, “A Hybrid approach to cache
management in heterogeneous CPU-FPGA platforms”, International Conference on Computer-
Aided Design (ICCAD 2017), Irvine Nov. 13-16, 2017 (Invited Paper)
Jieru Zhao, Liang Feng, Sharad Sinha, Wei Zhang, Yun Liang and Bingsheng He, “COMBA: A
comprehensive model based analysis framework for high level synthesis of real applications”,
International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD 2017), Irvine, USA Nov. 13-16,
2017. (2017 IEEE/ACM WILLIAM J. MCCALLA ICCAD Best Paper Award (Front End))