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



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


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.

Yang Liu

Jonathan Ta

Cheng Peng


  • Huaye Li (Sep. 2017–Jan. 2018). ECE MS rotation student.
  • Alex Valois (Sep. 2017–Jan. 2018). ECE Undergraduate research intern.
  • Brady Schmelling (Sep. 2017–Jan. 2018). ECE Undergraduate research intern.
  • Mckinley Sconiers-hasan (Jun. 2017–Aug. 2017) ECE Undergraduate summer intern.
  • Jared Pierce (Sep. 2016–Jun. 2017) ECE MS rotation student.