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Hao Zheng is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Central Florida. 

Hao Zheng received his Ph.D. degree from George Washington University, advised by Prof. Ahmed Louri. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University, China. His research interests are in the areas of computer architecture, with emphasis on on/off-chip interconnects, energy-efficient many-core architecture, chiplet-based system, AI/ML accelerators, and technology-driven architecture.  His work has been published in top-tier computer architecture and EDA conferences and journals such as ISCA, MICRO, HPCA, DAC, ICCAD, DATE, TPDS, and TETC.

Lab News

07/2024 One paper is accepted in MICRO'24.

06/2024 One paper is accepted in ICCAD'24.

03/2024 One paper is accepted in ISCA'24.

02/2024 Two papers are accepted in DAC'24. 

01/2024 One paper is accepted in IPDPS'24.

08/2023 One paper is accepted in ICCD'23. 

07/2023 Three papers are accepted in ICCAD'23. 

03/2023 One paper is accepted in ISCA'23.

02/2023  One paper is accepted in DAC'23.

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Selected Publications

[ICCAD'23] Lingxiang Yin, Amir Ghazizadeh, Ahmed Louri, Hao Zheng, "ARIES: Accelerating Distributed Training in Chiplet-based Systems via Flexible Interconnects",  in Proceedings of International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), San Francisco, CA, October 29 - November 2, 2023. 

[ICCAD'23] Sanjay Gandham*, Lingxiang Yin*, Hao Zheng, Mingjie Lin, ''SAGA: Sparsity-Agnostic Graph Convolutional Network Acceleration with Near-optimal Workload Balance",  in Proceedings of International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), San Francisco, CA, October 29 - November 2, 2023.  (* Co-first Authors)

[DAC'23] Jiaqi Yang, Hao Zheng, and Ahmed Louri, “Venus: A Versatile Deep Neural Network Accelerator Architecture Design for Multiple Applications,” in Proceedings of 60th Design Automation Conference (DAC’23), San Francisco, July 9-13, 2023.

[ISCA'23] Jiajun Li, Yuxuan Zhang, Hao Zheng, and Ke Wang, “ FDMAX: An Elastic Accelerator Architecture for Solving Partial Differential Equations,”  in Proceedings of 50th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA'50), Orlando, FL, June 17–21, 2023.

[HPCA'21] Hao Zheng, Ke Wang, and Ahmed Louri, "Adapt-NoC: A Flexible Network-on-Chip Design for Heterogeneous Manycore Architecture", in Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA'21), Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 27 - Mar. 3, 2021.

[DAC'20] Hao Zheng, Ke Wang and Ahmed Louri, “A Versatile and Flexible Chiplet-based System Design for Heterogeneous Manycore Architectures,” in Proceedings of 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC’20), Virtual Conference, July 19-23, 2020.

[DAC'19] Hao Zheng and Ahmed Louri, “An Energy-Efficient Network-on-Chip Design using Reinforcement Learning,” in Proceedings of 56th Design Automation Conference (DAC’19), Las Vegas, NV, June 2-6, 2019.


Hao Zheng and Ahmed Louri, "EZ-Pass: An Energy & Performance-Efficient Power-Gating Router Architecture for Scalable NoCs.", U.S. Patent, US 11502934 B2, Granted, Nov. 2022 

Hao Zheng, Ke Wang, and Ahmed Louri,, "A Versatile and Flexible Interconnection Network Design for Chiplet-Based Manycore Architecture", U.S. Patent, US 11489788 B2, Granted, Nov. 2022

Hao Zheng and Ahmed Louri, “A Learning-Enabled Energy-Efficient On-Chip Interconnection", U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/853,418, filed May, 2019.

Ke Wang, Hao Zheng, and Ahmed Louri, “Learning-Based High-Performance, Energy-Efficient, and Secure Interconnection Design Framework”, No. 63/019,720, U.S. Provisional Patent, filed May 2020.

Professional Activities

Program Committee: ICCAD'24; DAC'24; GLSVLSI'24; IPDPS'23-24; IISWC'23; SRC@ASP-DAC'23; HiPC'22; NAS'22;

Organization Committee: Finance Chair, ISCA'23 ; Artifact Evaluation Co-Chair, IISWC'23; Registration Chair, ICCD'23; Local Arrangement Co-Chair, IPDPS'23; Web Chair, HPCA'19;

Session Chair: ICCAD'23; ICCD'23; IPDPS'23;

Journal Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Computers; ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking; IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II;  IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing; IEEE Micro; 


ECE Best Dissertation Award, GWU, 2022

Best Paper Finalist, Design Automation Conference, 2020

First Place in ECE, SEAS R&D Showcase, 2019

First Place in Engineering, GWU Research Days, 2019

NSF GW I-Corps Site Grant Award, 2019

Dean Summer Award Fellowship, 2018

Second Place in Engineering, GWU Research Days, 2018

Phillip/Temofel Sprawcew Endowment Scholarship, 2017