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Sharad Malik

Sharad Malik Princeton University

ADA to Lead JUMP Center Benchmarks and Metrics Workshop

On Wed., Feb. 13, representatives from each JUMP Center will participate in an online workshop on how common benchmarks can be developed and shared across the JUMP centers. The meeting is being facilitated by ADA Metrics and Benchmarks Coordinator Sharad Malik.

The goal is to address the following questions:

  • What does each center use benchmarks for?
  • Which benchmarks is each center using or developing which can be offered to other centers?
  • What benchmarks would each center like that they currently do not have?

Sharad Malik is the George Van Ness Lothrop Professor of Engineering and the Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. His research focuses on design methodology and design automation for computing systems. His research in functional timing analysis and propositional satisfiability has been widely used in industrial electronic design automation tools.


Calling All Task Liaisons

ADA Center students are presenting their research at online task liaison meetings each Wednesday. Task liaisons and other interested sponsors are invited to join. Registration is not necessary, but please visit our liaison meeting page for info on how to attend each meeting.

Eastern time

Adaptive Storage Solution for DNN Inference on Multiple Visual Tasks

Marco Donato

Marco Donato Harvard University

Postdoc Researcher

Eastern time

TACO Sparse Tensor Algebra Compiler

Stephen Chou

Stephen Chou Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PhD Student

Reimagining How Computers Are Designed

As the computing industry struggles to maintain its historically rapid pace of innovation, the ADA Center, based at the University of Michigan, aims to streamline and democratize the design and manufacturing of next-generation computing systems.

ADA Center Director Valeria Bertacco

ADA Center Director Valeria BertaccoUniversity of Michigan

The Center for Applications Driving Architectures, or ADA, is developing a transformative, "plug-and-play" ecosystem to encourage a flood of fresh ideas in computing frontiers such as autonomous control, robotics and machine-learning.

Today, analysts worry that the industry is stagnating, caught between physical limits to the size of silicon transistors and the skyrocketing costs and complexity of system design.

"The electronic industry is facing many challenges going forward, and we stand a much better chance of solving these problems if we can make hardware design more accessible to a large pool of talent," said Valeria Bertacco, an Arthur F. Thurnau professor of computer science and engineering at U-M and director of the ADA Center. "We want to make it possible for anyone with motivation and a good idea to build novel high-performance computing systems."

The center is a five-year project that includes researchers from several leading universities.

University of Michigan
Carnegie Mellon University
Cornell University
Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Princeton University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Washington