Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division of Electrical Engineering/EECS
(510) 642-9267

Research Expertise and Interest

electronic design automation, parallel computing


My career has been devoted to attempting to harness the power of Moore's Law. This has led me to focus on silicon compilation, logic synthesis, and system synthesis. After fifteen years in industry I joined Berkleley, and I became convinced that the programming of highly-parallel chip multiprocessors would increasingly displace the building of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICS) as a system solution. This led me to focus on the development of programming environments, particularly application frameworks, for on-chip multiprocessor systems. This is now my principal research focus.

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