Upcoming Talks

Date: Tuesday, May 31 2022 at 6:30 pm Zurich time (CEST)
Speaker: Behzad Salami, SAFARI Research Group
Title: Understanding the Reliability and Power-Efficiency Trade-offs of Modern FPGAs through Undervolting
Link: Livestream on YouTube (will be posted soon)

Past Talks

Monday 28 February 2022, 6:00 pm Zurich time
Sean Lie, co-founder and Chief Hardware Architect at Cerebras Systems
Thinking Outside the Die: Architecting the ML Accelerator of the Future
Livestream on YouTube Link

Thursday 10 February 2022, 5:00 pm Zurich time
Lois Orosa, SAFARI Research Group, ETH Zurich
CODIC: A Low-Cost Substrate for Enabling Custom In-DRAM Functionalities and Optimizations
Livestream on YouTube Link

Wednesday 2 February 2022, 11:00 am Zurich time
Fabrice Devaux, CTO, UPMEM
Introduction to the UPMEM DPU Architecture
Livestream on YouTube Link

Monday 20 December 2021, 5:00 pm Zurich time
Rahul Bera, SAFARI Research Group, ETH Zurich
Pythia: A Customizable Hardware Prefetching Framework Using Online Reinforcement Learning
Livestream on YouTube Link

Thursday 11 November 2021
Serghei Mangul, Mangul Lab, USC
Opportunities and challenges of computational data-driven immunology
Livestream on YouTube at 11:00 am Zurich time (CET) Link
ETH Zentrum ETZ K91 (in person!)

Monday 08 November 2021
Gennady PekhimenkoUniversity of TorontoEcoSystem group
Machine Learning Tools in Action
Livestream on YouTube at 4:00 pm Zurich time (CET) Link

Sunday 07 November 2021
Damla Senol Cali, Bionano Genomics
Accelerating Genome Sequence Analysis via Efficient Hardware/Algorithm Co-Design
Livestream on YouTube at 6:00 pm Zurich time (CET) Link

Wednesday 27 October 2021
Nastaran Hajinazar, SAFARI Research Group
Data-Centric and Data-Aware Frameworks for Fundamentally Efficient Data Handling in Modern Computing Systems
Livestream on YouTube at 7:00 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Monday 04 October 2021
Jawad Haj-Yahya, Huawei Research Center Zurich
Security Implications of Power Management Mechanisms In Modern Processors, Current Studies and Future Trends
Livestream on YouTube at 5:30 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Monday 27 September 2021
Christina Giannoula, National Technical University of Athens
SynCron: Efficient Synchronization Support for Near-Data-Processing Architectures
Livestream on YouTube at 5:30 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Tuesday 21 September 2021
Minesh Patel, ETH Zurich
Enabling Effective Error Mitigation in Memory Chips That Use On-Die Error-Correcting Codes
Livestream on YouTube at 5:00 pm Zurich time (CEST)  Link

Wednesday 15 September 2021
Ataberk Olgun, TOBB University of Economics and Technology & ETH Zurich
QUAC-TRNG: High-Throughput True Random Number Generation Using Quadruple Row Activation in Commodity DRAM Chips
Livestream on YouTube at 5:00 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Monday 16 August 2021
Jawad Haj-Yahya, Principal researcher at Huawei Research Center in Zurich

Thursday 05 August 2021
Gennady Pekhimenko, University of Toronto
Efficient DNN Training at Scale: from Algorithms to Hardware

Livestream on YouTube at 5:00 pm Zurich time (CEST)

Thursday 22 July 2021
Geraldo F. Oliveira, ETH Zurich
DAMOV: A New Methodology and Benchmark Suite for Evaluating Data Movement Bottlenecks
Livestream on YouTube at 5:00 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Monday 19 July 2021
Andrew Walker, Schiltron Corporation & Nexgen Power Systems
An Addiction to Low Cost Per Memory Bit – How to Recognize it and What to Do About it
Livestream on YouTube at 6:00 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Monday 12 July 2021
Juan Gomez-Luna, ETH Zurich
Understanding a Modern Processing-in-Memory Architecture: Benchmarking and Experimental Characterization
Livestream on YouTube at 5:00 pm Zurich time (CEST) Link

Friday 31 January 2020
Terry Grunzke: Challenges of DDR5 in cloud servers
10:30 CAB G 15.2

Tuesday 01 October 2019
Stefan Saroiu: Are We Susceptible to Rowhammer? An End-to-End Methodology for Cloud Providers
14:00 CAB G 51

Monday 24 June 2019
Martin Burtscher: A High-Quality and Fast Maximal Independent Set Implementation for GPUs
14:00 CHN G 42

Friday 3 May 2019
Jangwoo Kim: Next-Generation Intelligent, Cost-Effective Computer Systems
16:00 CAB G 51

Monday 1 April 2019
Siddharth GargTowards Secure Integrated Circuit (IC) Fabrication: A Foundational Perspective on Hardware Security
10:30 CAB H 52

Friday 22 March 2019
Mattan ErezCross-Layer Architecture for Deep Learning
16:00 CAB G 51

Wednesday 13 March 2019
Manu NairAlgorithms and circuit design for event-driven, in-memory computation
10:30 CHN G 46


Mattan Erez’s talk on 22 March 2019