2020 CICC Forums

The forums are special sessions of invited papers.

Thank you to SiFive for Sponsoring the Forum sessions!


Monday, March 23

Session 4 Forum: Electronics for Vehicles of the Future

Mar 23, 2020 | 10:00 AM-12:10 PM

Room: Michelangelo

4-1 -Edge Computing and Resilient Hardware in Future Mobile and Autonomous Systems

  • Vijay Janapa Reddi, Harvard

4-2 -High-Performance Systems-on-Chip (SoCs) for ADAS

  • Adam Sherer, Cadence

4-3 – Electronics for Vehicles of the Future – Gate Drivers with Integrated Power Management

  • Sri Navaneeth Easwaran, Texas Instruments

4-4 – LIDAR Technology

  • Ron Kapusta, ADI

Session 9 Forum: IP Blocks: Challenges for Next Decade Complex SoCs

Mar 23, 2020 | 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Room: Olympia

9-1 – Hardware Specialization for Next-Generation Computer Vision SoCs

  • Paul Whatmough, Arm ML Research Lab

9-2 – Challenges and Solutions for Domain-Specific Custom Silicon

  • Shubu Mukherjee, SiFive

9-3 – Data Converter IPs for Next-Generation Automotive Radar and LiDAR SoCs

  • Denis Daly, Omni Design Technologies, Inc.

Tuesday, March 24

Session 19 Forum: Journey of a Startup

Mar 24, 2020 | 1:30 PM-3:15 PM

Room: Olympia

19-1 – A Venture Capitalist’s View of the Journey of a Start-Up

  • Jennifer Ard, Intel Capital

19-2 – Accelerating Artificial Intelligence with Light

  • Darius Bunandar, Chief Scientist, Lightmatter

19-3 – Self Powered Wireless Sensors for the Industrial Internet of Things: From Academic Projects to Full Solution Products

  • Benton Calhoun, Co-Founder & Co-CTO, Everactive

19-4 – Sifive: A Startup with a Mission to Democratize Access to Custom Cores and Silicon

  • Krste Asanovic, Co-Founder and Chief Architect, SiFive

Session 21 Forum: Advances in 5G and Wireless Systems

Mar 24, 2020 | 3:30 PM-5:35 PM

Room: Olympia

21-1 – Antenna-Electronics Co-Design ― Multi-Feed Antennas Based Mm-Wave Front-Ends for On-Antenna Power Combining, Active Load Modulation, and Polarization Division Duplexing

  • Taiyun Chi, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rice University

21-2 – Full-Duplex Radio Transceivers

  • Sudip Shekhar, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

21-3 – Resource Management in Wireless Networks via Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning

  • Dr Hosein Nikopour, Intel Labs

21-4 – TBD

  • Michael Thompson, Cadence Design Systems