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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Research into novel solutions to complex computing problems


Current Graduate Students

Yue Zha

Yue Zha received his B.S. degree in Physics from Peking University, China in 2013, and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI. His research interests are reconfigurable computing device (conventional SRAM-based and novel RRAM-based), and CAD framework development.

Email: yzha3 [at] wisc [dot] edu

Jialiang Zhang

Jialiang Zhang is a PhD student in the ECE department of UW-Madison. He received his B.E. degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. His research focuses on hardware demonstration of emerging computer architecture concept. He is also an expert in high speed digital system and high performance mixed-signal circuit design.

Email: jialiang.zhang [at] ece [dot] wisc [dot] edu
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Soroosh Khoram

Soroosh Khoram received his B.S. in digital systems from Sharif University of Technology, Iran in 2013, and M.S. in Microwave and Optics in 2015 from the same school. Later in 2015, he joined the graduate program of Electrical and Computer Engineering in University of Wisconsin – Madison to pursue his PhD. His research focuses on architecture design and algorithms mapping of novel computation paradigms. He is currently working on processing-in-memory accelerators and associative processors enabled by the emerging non-volatile memory technologies.

Email: khoram [at] wisc [dot] edu

Di Wu

Di Wu received his B.S. degree in Micro Electronics in 2012 and M.S. degree in IC Engineering in 2015 from Fudan University, China. He is currently pursing his Ph.D. degree at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI.

Email: dwu94 [at] wisc [dot] edu



Tananun Songdechakraiwut

Tananun Songdechakraiwut is a doctoral student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Duke University.

Email: songdechakra [at] wisc [dot] edu



Oghenefego Ahia

Oghenefego Ahia is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison pursuing a Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Tufts University, Massachusetts. He is a recipient of the Winslow Sargeant-Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship.

Email: ahia [at] wisc [dot] edu

Huaye Li

Huaye Li graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Electronic Science and Technology in 2013. He is now a graduate student in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Email: hli569 [at] wisc [dot] edu




Current Undergraduate Students

Maxwell Strange

Maxwell Strange is an Undergraduate Research Assistant with the Wisconsin Computational Intelligence Lab, and he will be earning degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science. His work has been focused on developing a custom, high-level software API for a new microcontroller, as well as the design and operation of a second version of the scratch IC test platform from the lab. He plans to pursue a PhD in the computing field after his graduation from UW-Madison. Maxwell is a recipient of the Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship in conjunction with Professor Jing Li, and he enjoys running and playing guitar in his free time.

Alex Valois

Alex Valois is a senior majoring in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Percussion Performance with a certificate in Mathematics. He splits his time between engineering and arts, feeling strongly that both can inform and strengthen the other. Hailing from Roseville, Minnesota, Alex is exited to work with WiCIL and plans on graduating in December 2018.