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Yanzhi Wang

329 Dana
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, University of Southern California, 2014

Research & Scholarship Interests

Energy-efficient and high-performance implementations of deep learning and artificial intelligence systems; neuromorphic computing and non-von Neumann computing paradigms; cyber-security in deep learning systems; emerging deep learning algorithms/systems such as Bayesian neural networks, generative adversarial networks (GANs) and deep reinforcement learning
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Selected Publications

  • R. Cai, A. Ren, N. Liu, X. Qian, M. Pedram, Y. Wang, VIBNN: Hardware Celeration of Bayesian Neural Networks, ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), 2018
  • Y. Wang, C. Ding, Z. Li, G. Yuan, Towards Ultra-High Performance and Energy Efficiency of Deep Learning Systems: An Algorithm-Hardware Co-Optimization Framework, The Thirty Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2018
  • Z. Zhao, K. Pugdeethosapol, S. Lin, Z. Li, C. Ding, Y. Wang, Q. Qiu, Learning Topics using Semantic Locality, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2018
  • X. Ma, Y. Zhang, G. Yuan, A. Ren, Z. Li, J. Han, J. Hu, Y. Wang, An Area and Energy Efficient Design of Domain-Wall Memory Based Deep Convolutional Neural Networks using Stochastic Computing, International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2018
  • Y. Liu, S. Liu, Y. Wang, F. Lombardi, J. Han, A Stochastic Computational Multi-Layer Perceptron with Backward Propagation, IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2018

Related News

May 20, 2019

Our ECE PhD candidate Caiwen Ding (advisor Prof. Yanzhi Wang) has accepted the offer as an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Connecticut, starting...

March 12, 2019

ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang and ECE Chair Srinivas Tadigadapa were awarded a $300K NSF IRES grant for a "U.S.-Japan International Research Experience for Students on Superconducting Electronics."

August 30, 2018

Yanzhi Wang joins the Electrical & Computer Engineering department in August 2018 as an Assistant Professor.