Team Kassiopeia win at the GCSP Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

Congratulations to Lara Lazier, a bachelor student in our group, and her Team Kassiopeia, who took home the prize for “Most Creative Policy Response Alternative” during this year’s Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy:

Read more: Team Kassiopeia wins “Most Creative Policy Response Alternative”, D-INFK

Congratulations Lara and Team Kassiopeia!


NAPEL: machine-learning-based prediction framework for NMC

Our new paper “NAPEL: Near-Memory Computing Application Performance Prediction via Ensemble Learning”, the first machine-learning-based prediction framework for Near-Memory Computing to be presented at the Design Automation Conference in June is now out:

Gagandeep Singh, Stefano Corda, Geraldo Francisco de Oliveira, Juan Gomez-Luna, Giovanni Mariani, Sander Stujik, Onur Mutlu, and Henk Corporaal, “NAPEL: Near-Memory Computing Application Performance Prediction via Ensemble Learning” Proceedings of the 56th Design Automation Conference (DAC), Las Vegas, NV, USA, June 2019.

We’ve also released Ramulator-PIM, a processing-in-memory simulation framework, used to develop NAPEL:
Source Code:

Chai benchmarks for FPGA just released

We’ve just released the benchmarks for our recent paper: “Analysis and Modeling of Collaborative Execution Strategies for Heterogeneous CPU-FPGA Architectures”,  in collaboration with Prof. Hwu’s IMPACT Research Group:



Google Faculty Research Award for SAFARI!

The Google Faculty Research Awards for 2018 were recently announced, and our group received an award in the Mobile category!  The Google Faculty Research Awards Program supports world-class, permanent faculty pursuing cutting-edge research in areas of mutual interest.  The award is highly competitive – only 15% of applicants receive funding after a rigorous Google-wide review process.  Congratulations to Onur Mutlu and the SAFARI Research Group!

Keynote talk at AACBB

Onur Mutlu gave the keynote talk on “Accelerating Genome Analysis: A Primer on an Ongoing Journey” at the AACBB workshop on Friday Feb 16, held jointly with HPCA 2019.  His talk is now online: Slides (pptx).

Onur Mutlu“Accelerating Genome Analysis: A Primer on an Ongoing Journey” Keynote talk at 2nd Workshop on Accelerator Architecture in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (AACBB), Washington, DC, USA, February 2019.