CRNCH Summit 2018

CRNCH Summit 2018 – November 2nd, 2018

8 a.m. Registration/Breakfast [KACB Atrium]

8:30 a.m. Welcome by Dean Zvi Galil and Vivek Sarkar, Professor and CRNCH Co-director [KACB 1116]

8:45 a.m. Tushar Krishna, Assistant Professor- ECE: “DNN-Dataflow- Hardware Co-Design for Enabling Pervasive General-Purpose AI”

9:15 a.m. Jason Riedy, Sr. Research Scientist, CSE, and Jeffrey Young, Research Scientist, SCS: “CRNCH Rogues Gallery Update:  A Community Core for Novel Computing Platforms”

9:45 a.m. Break/Poster Session

10:15 a.m. Keynote: Dr. Jim Ang, Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: “How DOE and NNSA support Research to Development to Deployment for Advanced Computing Technologies”     

10:45 a.m.  Jason Poovey, Research Scientist II, GTRI: “The Center for Health Analytics and Informatics (CHAI) – Observational HealthData Analytics at Scale”

11:15 a.m. Moinuddin Qureshi, Professor, ECE: “Architecture and Compiler Support for Near-Term Quantum Computers”

11:45 a.m. Lunch/Student Poster Session

12:45 p.m.  David Womble, Director of Artificial Intelligence Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory:  “An Overview of AI Initiative and Research at ORNL”     

1:15 p.m. Dana Randall,  Co-Executive Director-IDeAS: “Emergent Computation in Active Matter”

1:45 p.m.  Dr. Peter Kogge, McCourtney, Professor of CS & E at Notre Dame: “Migratory Memory-Side Processing- Breakthrough Architecture for Graph Analytics”

2:15 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m.  Saibal Mukhaopadhyay, Professor, ECE: “Hybrid Machine Learning for Complex Systems:  Algorithm and Architecture to CoupleModel-based and Data-driven Learning”

3 p.m.  Jennifer Hasler, ProfessorECE: “Reconfigurable and Programmable Physical Computing for a Digital Computing World”

3:30 p.m. Panel hosted by Tom Conte, Professor and CRNCH Co-director