M. Hassan Najafi
Assistant Professor
Center for Advanced Computer Studies
University of Louisiana
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (University of Minnesota)

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M. Hassan Najafi is an Assistant Professor with the School of Computing and Informatics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He received his B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from the University of Isfahan, Iran, in 2011, his M.Sc. in Computer Architecture from the University of Tehran, Iran, in 2014, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, in 2018. His research interests include: Stochastic and Approximate Computing, Polysynchronous Circuits, Low Power VLSI Design, and Computer Architecture.

You can find Hassan's CV here.
You can find Hassan's Research Statement here.
Contact info: Najafi [at] Louisiana [dot] edu
Address: 301 E. Lewis Street, James R. Oliver Hall, Room 353, Lafayette, LA 70503, USA.

In recognition of his research, Hassan received:
  • The 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA)
  • The Best Poster Award at the 2019 Design Automation Conference (DAC) PhD Forum
  • The Best Paper Award at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD)
  • The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship at the University of Minnesota
  • The Feature Paper of the Month in the Oct 2017 Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Computers
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June 2019. Award! Received Best Poster Award at DAC'19 PhD Forum.
June 2019. Paper presentation at DAC'19, Las Vegas, NV.
May 2019. Four papers accepted in First ISCA Workshop on Unary Computing
May 2019. Three papers accepted in ASAP'19
May 2019. PhD Dissertation accepted for PhD Forum at DAC'19
Mar 2019.  Paper presentation at DATE'19, Florence, Italy.
Mar 2019. Filed a U.S. Provisional Patent Application for the Stochastic Hybrid NN idea 
Mar 2019.  Paper presentation at ISQED'19, Santa Clara, CA.
Feb 2019.  Accepted paper in GLSVLSI'19
Feb 2019.  Award! Selected to receive the 2018 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award at DATE'19 (Pic 1)
Feb 2019.  Accepted paper in DAC'19
Jan 2019.  Accepted paper in ACM JETC
Jan 2019.  Invited Talk at the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran, IRAN.
Jan 2019.  Invited Talk at the University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN.
Dec 2018.  Accepted paper in ISQED'19
Dec 2018.  PhD Dissertation accepted for PhD Forum at DATE'19
Nov 2018.  PhD Dissertation accepted for SIGDA Student Research Forum at ASP-DAC'19
Nov 2018. Filed a U.S. Provisional Patent Application for the Unary Sorting idea 
Nov 2018.  Paper presentation at ICCAD'18, San Diego, CA.
Oct 2018.  Accepted paper in DATE'19
Sep 2018. Filed a U.S. Provisional Patent Application for the StochMem idea 
Aug 2018. Assistant Professor with CMIX, University of Louisiana. 
Jul 2018.  Passed Final Oral Exam (Officially Dr.)! 
Jun 2018.  Accepted paper in ICCAD'18
Jun 2018.  Paper presentation at IWLS'18, San Francisco, CA.
Apr 2018.  Interviewing for faculty positions
Apr 2018.  Talk at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA. 
Apr 2018.  Two papers accepted in IWLS'18
Mar 2018.  Filed a U.S. Provisional Patent Application for the down-sampling idea
Mar 2018.  Accepted paper in IEEE TVLSI
Jan 2018.  Accepted paper in IEEE CAL
Jan 2018.  Filed a U.S. Patent Application for the time-encoding idea
Dec 2017.  Accepted paper in IEEE TETC
Dec 2017.  Accepted paper in ISQED'18
Nov 2017.  Award! Best Paper Award ICCD'17.
Nov 2017.  Paper presentation at ICCD'17, Boston.
Oct 2017.  Award! Student travel award to attend ICCD'17
Sep 2017.  Our ICCD'17 paper selected as top-ranked paper for publishing in IEEE TETC! 
Sep 2017.  Two papers accepted in ICCD!
Sep 2017.  Filed a U.S. Patent Application for the polysync idea
Aug 2017.  Accepted paper in IEEE Micro!
Aug 2017.  Our Polysync. paper selected as the IEEE TC Feature Paper of the Month, Oct. 2017!
May 2017.  Paper presentation at ISCAS'17, Baltimore, MD!
Apr 2017.  Award! Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-18 academic year.
Apr 2017.  Accepted paper in IEEE Transactions on Computers!
Feb 2017.  Accepted paper in ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems!
Feb 2017.  Accepted paper in ISCAS'17!
Feb 2017.  Accepted paper in DAC'17!
Jan 2017.  Paper presentation at ASP-DAC'17, Chiba/Tokyo, Japan!
Dec 2016.  Accepted paper in IEEE Transaction on VLSI systems!
Sep 2016.  Accepted paper in ASP-DAC'17!
Sep 2016.  Passed Preliminary Oral Exam (PhD candidate)! 
Feb 2016.  Accepted paper in DAC'16!
Jan 2016.  Paper presentation at ASP-DAC'16, Macau, China!
Dec 2015.  Paper presentation at ICPADS'15, Melbourne, Australia!
Nov 2015.  Accepted paper in FPGA'16!
Sep 2015.  Accepted paper in ICPADS'15!
Sep 2015.  Accepted paper in ASP-DAC'16!
May 2015.  Accepted paper in ASAP'15!

 Last update on: 06 04, 2019