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Submission Deadline:
May 28th, 2009

Acceptance Notification:
June 21, 2009
Final Version Due:
July 7, 2009
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  NanoArch '09 Program
NanoArch '09 Program

NANOARCH '09 Full Program


Day 1—Thursday 30 July 2009


07:45 - 08:00   Continental Breakfast


08:00 - 08:15   Opening Remarks


08:15 - 09:45   Special Invited Session (Chair: Helen Li)


-      Swarup Bhunia, Case Western Reserve U.
Computing with Nanoscale Memory: Model and Architecture

-      Yiran Chen, Seagate Technology
Compact Modeling and Corner Analysis of Spintronic Memristors

-      Patrick Lincoln, SRI
Challenges in Scalable Fault Tolerance


09:45 – 10:45  Session I (Chair: Christof Teuscher)


-      Masoud Hashempour, Zahra M. Arani, Fabrizio Lombardi
A Coding Framework for DNA Self-Assembly

-      Aaron Dingler, Michael Niemier, X. Sharon Hu, Michael Garrison, M. Tanvir Alam
System-Level Energy and Performance Projections for Nanomagnet-Based Logic


10:45 - 11:00   Break


11:00 - 12:00   KEYNOTE (open to all DAC attendees)


Prof. Sandip Tiwari, Cornell University
Computing Inexactly: A Potential Approach to Living with the Constraints
of the Nanoscale


12:00 - 01:30   Lunch


01:30 - 03:00   Panel: Emerging Technologies (Moderator: Helen Li)

(open to all DAC attendees)


Dr. Shekhar Borkar, Intel                              Dr. Brian Lee, Seagate Technology

Dr. Myron Buer, Broadcom                          Mr. Terry Ma, Synopsys

Dr. Norm Jouppi, HP Labs                           Dr. Pol Marchal, IMEC

Dr. Benjamin C. Lee, Microsoft Research


03:00 - 03:20   Break


03:20 - 05:30   Session II (Chair: Michael Niemier)


-      Nor Zaidi Haron, Said Hamdioui
Residue-Based Code for Reliable Hybrid Memories

-      Eero Lehtonen, Mika Laiho
Stateful Implication Logic with Memristors

-      Pritish Narayan, Kyoung Won Park, Chi on Chui, Csaba Andras Moritz
Validating Cascading of Crossbar Circuits With an Integrated Device-Circuit Exploration

-      Saket Srivastava, Aissa Melouki, Bashir M. Al-Hashimi
Repair Techniques for Defect Tolerance in Hybrid nano/CMOS Architecture (short)

-      Inwook Kong, Earl Swartzlander Jr., Seong-Wan Kim
Design of a Goldschmidt Iterative Divider for Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata (short)


06:30 - 08:30   (Optional) Social Program



Day 2—Friday 31 July 2009


08:15 - 08:30   Continental Breakfast


08:30 - 10:30   Special Invited Session (Chair: Garrett Rose)


-      Prof. Chi On Chui, UCLA
Cross-Wire FET Engineering for NASIC Neuromorphic and Processor Applications

-      Dr. Karlheinz Meier, Kirchhoff Institute
Neuromorphic Computing—Toward a Biologically Relevant Scale

-      Prof. Bernard Widrow, Stanford University
LMS Algorithm and the Memistor

-      Dr. Wei Wu, HP Labs
Nanoimprint Lithography and Applications


10:30 - 11:00   Break


11:00 - 12:00   KEYNOTE (open to all DAC attendees)


Prof. Bernard Widrow, Stanford University

                        "Cognitive" Memory and its Applications


12:00 - 01:30   Lunch


01:30 - 03:10   Session III (Chair: Baris Taskin)


-      Yuan Xie, Penn State Univ.
Power and Area Reduction Using Carbon Nanotube Bundle Interconnect in Global Clock Tree Distribution Networks (Invited)

-      Tong Zhang, RPI
Using Carbon Nanotubes in Digital Memories (Invited)

-      Haigang Yang, Sansiri Tanachutiwat, Wei Wang
FPGA Based on Integration of Carbon Nanorelays and CMOS Devices (short)

-      Ben Kuiper and Sorin Cotofana
Adaptive Clock Scheduling for Pipelined Structures (short)


03:10 - 03:20   Break


03:20 - 05:00   Session IV (Chair: Sorin Cotofana)


-      Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon, Ian O'Connor, Junchen Liu, Fabien Clermidy
Interconnection Scheme and Associated Mapping

-      Adam C. Cabe and Shamik Das
Detailed Performance Analysis of FPNI Nanocircuits

-      Yehua Su, Wenjing Rao
Runtime Analysis for Defect-Tolerant Logic Mapping on Nanoscale Crossbar Architectures (short)

-      Navid Farazmand and Mehdi B. Tahoori
Online Detection of Multiple Faults in Crossbar Nanoarchitectures Using Dual-Rail Implementations (short)


05:00 - 05:15   Presentation of NANOARCH 2009 Best Paper Award
Concluding Remarks