News

  • 05/05/16 - Congratulations to Aaron Mills on his successful PhD defense. Aaron will be continuing at Ames lab.
  • 04/15/16 - Congratulations to Kevin Townsend on his successful PhD defense. Kevin's first position after the RCL is at Google.
  • 10/19/15 - Congratulations to Chetan Kumar on his successful PhD defense. Chetan's first position after the RCL is at Nvidia.
  • 10/16/15 - Congratulations to Sudhanshu Vyas on his successful PhD defense. Sudhanshu is currently exploring his options after graduation.
  • 11/21/14 - An overview of RCL outreach efforts in creating video game scripting engines was featured in the National Science Foundation publication: Perspectives on Broader Impacts (link). A paper describing our approach can be found here.
  • 10/21/14 - A team led by RCL students Matt Hinrichsen and Aaron Mills took home 1st place in the 2014 CSI CyberSEED hardware challenge held at the University of Connecticut. The team designed and tested a novel Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) design using FPGA technology. See a photo from the award ceremony here.
  • 07/31/14 - A team led by RCL student Kevin Townsend submitted the winning entry (in the overall performance category) to the 2014 MEMOCODE Design Contest, an international hardware/software codesign competition. A paper describing our winning design can be found here.
  • 05/19/14 - Our paper "An FPGA-Based Plant-on-Chip Platform for Cyber-Physical System Analysis" is listed as the top most accessed paper in IEEE Embedded Systems Letters (ESL) for April 2014. Congratulations to student authors Sudhanshu Vyas and Chetan Kumar for this recognition of their paper, which can be found here.
  • 05/19/14 - RCL students Xinying Wang and Osama Attia traveled with Prof. Zambreno and Prof. Jones to the 2014 Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW) in Phoenix. At the workshop, Xinying presented his paper "An FPGA Implementation of the Hestenes-Jacobi Algorithm for Singular Value Decomposition" (link) and Osama presented "CyGraph: A Reconfigurable Architecture for Parallel Breadth-First Search" (link).
  • 01/07/14 - Congratulations to Tyler Johnson on his successful MS defense. Tyler's first position after the RCL is at Cerner.
  • 04/19/13 - Congratulations to Michael Patterson and Kiran Tondehal on their successful MS defenses. Kiran is currently working at Micron and Michael is exploring his options.
  • 01/14/13 - Congratulations to Moin Sayed and Pooja Mhapsekar on their successful MS defenses. Moin is currently working at NetApp and Pooja is at Micron.
  • 04/26/12 - A team led by ISU / RCL researchers received first place (overall performance category) in the 2012 MEMOCODE Design Contest, an international hardware/software codesign competition. The team designed and implemented a fast exact match short read aligner using FPGA technology. A paper describing our winning design can be found here.
  • 04/12/12 - Congratulations to Aaron Mills on his successful MS defense. Aaron's first position after the RCL is at The Ames Laboratory.
  • 03/14/12 - New NSF-funded project: "CAREER: Architectural Support for CPU/GPU Hybridization". This five-year project investigates architectural techniques to minimize power, performance, and flexibility limitations of the traditional CPU/GPU coprocessing model.
  • 03/06/12 - Congratulations to Michael Steffen on his successful PhD defense. Mike's first position after the RCL is at NVIDIA Corporation.
  • 11/21/11 - Congratulations to Song Sun on his successful PhD defense. Song's first position after the RCL is at Symantec Corporation.
  • 11/04/11 - For the second year in a row, an ISU / RCL team received second place in the Computer Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Embedded Systems Challenge, an international computer security competition sponsored by NYU-Poly. The team designed and implemented a Physical Unclonable Function (PUF) using FPGA technology. The list of all this year's winners can be found here.
  • 11/01/11 - The website for the Reconfigurable Computing Laboratory (RCL) has gone live! We are using Drupal 7 based on the Iowa State University theme - check back soon for future updates.