Dr. Sharad Sinha

Assistant Professor

Computer Science & Engineering Department



Address: Admin Block, Main Building


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.).
Educational Qualifications

  • PhD (Computer Engineering), Thesis submitted 2013, Degree Awarded 2014. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Bachelor of Technology (Electronics & Communication Engineering), 2007. Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT), India

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Goa. May 2018-Present
  • Research Scientist, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.(November 2016- May 2018)
  • Research Fellow, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore.(July 2016-November 2016)
  • Post-Doctoral Visiting Scholar, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong.
    \(March 2014-January 2016)
  • Design Engineer, Processor Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India.(August 2007-May 2009)

Recent Publications
  • 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))
  • Recognition and Awards

    • IEEE Standards Education Grant 2018