Wen-Hann Wang Seminar: Energy Efficiency Through Technology Scaling: A System Perspective

Wen-Hann Wang
Vice President, Intel Labs


Energy Efficiency Through Technology Scaling: A System Perspective

April 17, 2013 | 4:00pm | ESB 2001
Faculty host: Tim Cheng


Technology scaling has provided enormous growth opportunities for the information and communication industry over the last few decades. It enables faster and cheaper products that deeply touch people’s life. Technology scaling is also crucial in improving energy efficiency, a hot topic lately as users demand ubiquitous computing and communications with minimum impact to the environment. In this presentation I will highlight research at Intel Labs spanning circuits, architecture, and platform to scale technology for energy efficiency. I will also discuss the associated scaling challenges, such as variations, resiliency, memory, I/O, security, power delivery, and power management. I will address them holistically by deriving solutions from a system perspective.

Dr. Wen-Hann Wang is Vice President of Intel Labs and Director of Circuits and Systems Research. He oversees research programs in Circuits, Systems, Security, and Electro-Photonics. Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington. Before joining Intel in 1991 Dr. Wang was a Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Dr. Wang is an IEEE Fellow. He was granted 15 patents and received the inaugural IEEE/ACM ISCA Influential Paper Award and 1990 ACM SIGMETRICS best paper award.

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