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Important Deadlines:

Submission Deadline:
March 28th, 2008

Acceptance Notification:
May 7, 2008
Final Version of Papers:
May 17, 2008
Early Registration:
May 19, 2008

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Technical Program



Day 1: Thursday, June 12, 2008





07:30 08:00



08:00 08:15

Opening Remarks (Program and General Chairs)


08:15 09:45

Invited Session:
Future of Nanocomputing: A Few Emerging Technologies
Session Chair: Dwarup Bhunia, Case Westerrn Reserve U

Hybrid CMOS/Nanoelectronic Circuits: Opportunities and Challenges
Konstantin K. Likharev, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook

Nanocomputer Systems R&D at The MITRE Corporation
Shamik Das, The MITRE Corporation, McLean, VA, USA

Designing Noise-Tolerant Logic Circuits Based on Probabilistic Computation
Iris Bahar, Brown University, Providence


09:45 10:00



10:00 11:20

Session 1: System Level Issues in Nanoarchitectures
Session Chair: Ryan Kastner, UC San Diego

System Level Performance Analysis of Carbon Nanotube Global Interconnects for Emerging Chip Multiprocessors

Sudeep Pasricha, Nikil Dutt and Fadi J. Kurdahi

Online Test and Fault-Tolerance for Nanoelectronic Programmable Logic Arrays

Saturnino Garcia and Alex Orailoglu

Assessing Random Dynamical Network Architectures for Nanoelectronics (Short Paper)

Christof Teuscher, Natali Gulbahce and Thimo Rohlf


11:20 11:30


11:30 12:30

Keynote (Open to all DAC participants):

The Impact of Memristance and Memristors in Nanoelectronic Circuits
Dr. R. Stanley Williams
Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA


12:30 14:00

Lunch Break


14:00 15:20

Session 2: High Level Defect Tolerance in Nanoelectronics
Session Chair: Mohammad Tehranipoor, U Connecticut

Locality Aware Redundancy Allocation in Nanoelectronic Systems
Wenjing Rao, Alex Orailoglu and Keith Marzullo

A DSP Nanosystem with Defect Tolerance
Weiguo Tang and Lei Wang

A Voterless Strategy for Defect-Tolerant Nano-Architectures (Short Paper)
A. Namazi, M. Nourani and M. Saquib


15:20 15:30



15:30 16:00

Poster Session I


16:00 17:30

Panel: Non-CMOS NanoElectronics Will it ever be Real?

Session Chair: Paul Franzon, NCSU
Organizer/Moderator: Dr. Paul D. Franzon, N. C. State, Raleigh, NC

Pinaki Mazumder, NSF
Kaustav Banerjee, UCSB
Sadas Shankar, Intel
Konstantin Likharev, Suny Stoneybrook
Paul Franzon, NCSU



Social Program


Day 2: Friday, June 13, 2008





08:00 08:30



08:30 09:30

Special Session

Nanomemory Technologies in Industry

Session Chair: Shamik Das, MITRE

Nanocrystals: From Physics to Memory Technology
Dr. Muralidhar Ramachandran, Freescale Semiconductor

Phase Change Materials and Their Application to Phase Change Random Access Memory
Dr. Simone Raoux, IBM Almaden Research Center


09:30 09:50



09:50 11:10

Session 3: Reconfigurability Challenges and Applications
Session Chair: Igor Markov, U Michigan

Defect Tolerance in QCA-Based PLAs
Michael Crocker, X. Sharon Hu and Michael Niemier

On Brain-Inspired Connectivity and Hybrid Network Topologies
Basheer A. M. Madappuram, Valeriu Beiu and Martin McGinnity

Reconfigurable BDD Based Quantum Circuits (Short Paper)
Soumya Eachempati, Vinay Saripalli, N. Vijaykrishnan and Suman Datta


11:10 11:30



11:30 12:30

Keynote (Open to all DAC participants):

Ultra-high Density Electronic Circuitry: Applications and Fundamental Opportunities

Dr. James R. Heath
Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor and Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology, CA


12:30 14:00



14:00 14:30

Poster Session II


14:30 14:40



14:40 16:30

Session 4: Device Architectures in Nanoelectronics
Session Chair: Yiorgos Makris, Yale University

Single Electron Tunneling Delay Insensitive and Fluctuation Based Computation Paradigms and Circuits
Saleh Safiruddin, Sorin Dan Cotofana and Ferdinand Peper

Evaluation of Multiple Supply and Threshold Voltages for Low-Power FinFET Circuit Synthesis
Prateek Mishra, Anish Muttreja and Niraj K. Jha

Spike-Timing-Dependent Learning in Memristive Nanodevices
Greg S. Snider

rFPGA: CMOS-Nano Hybrid FPGA Using RRAM Components (Short Paper)
Ming Liu and Wei Wang



Closing Remarks