Selected Publications

HPCA'15 Overcoming the Challenges of Cross-Point Resistive Memory Architecture
Cong Xu, Dimin Niu, Naveen Muralimanohar, Rajeev Balasubramonian, Tao Zhang, Shimeng Yu, Yuan Xie
to appear in the IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture Conference (HPCA), Feb. 2015, Bay Area, CA
CAL'15 NVMain 2.0: A User-friendly Memory Simulator to Model (Non-)Volatile Memory Systems
Matt Poremba, Tao Zhang, Yuan Xie
to appear in the IEEE Computer Architecture Letters (CAL), 2015
ICCAD'14, Best Paper Award Using Multi-Level Cell STT-RAM for Fast and Energy-Efficient Local Checkpointing
Ping Chi, Cong Xu, Tao Zhang, Xiangyu Dong, Yuan Xie
in the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2014, San Jose, CA
ISCA'14 Half-DRAM: a High-bandwdith and Low-power DRAM System from the Rethinking of Fine-grained Activation [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Ke Chen, Cong Xu, Guangyu Sun, Tao Wang, Yuan Xie
in the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), Jun. 2014, Minneapolis, MN
GLSVLSI'14, Best Paper Award 3D-SWIFT: A High-Performance 3D-Stacked Wide IO DRAM [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Cong Xu, Ke Chen, Guangyu Sun, Yuan Xie
in the ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI), May 2014, Houston, TX
GLSVLSI'14 TSV Power Supply Array Electromigration Lifetime Analysis in 3D ICs [Pdf]
Qiaosha Zou, Tao Zhang, Cong Xu, Yuan Xie
in the ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI) Poster Session, May 2014, Houston, TX
HPCA'14 CREAM: A Concurrent-Refresh-Aware DRAM Memory System [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Matt Poremba, Cong Xu, Guangyu Sun, Yuan Xie
in the IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture Conference (HPCA), Feb. 2014, Orlando, FL
ICCD'13 Lazy Precharge: An Overhead-free Method to Reduce Precharge Overhead for Memory Parallelism Improvement of DRAM Systems [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Cong Xu, Guangyu Sun, Yuan Xie
in the International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), Oct. 2013, Asheville, NC
DAC'13 Design Methodologies for 3D Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits: A Practical 8-bit SAR ADC Design Case
Wulong Liu, Tao Zhang, Xue Han, Yu Wang, Yuan Xie, Huazhong Yang
in the Design Automation Conference (DAC) Poster Session, Jun. 2013, Austin, TX
DATE'13 Thermomechanical Stress-aware Management for 3D IC Designs [Pdf]
Qiaosha Zou, Tao Zhang, Eren Kursun, Yuan Xie
in Design, Automation Test in Europe Conference Exhibition (DATE), Mar. 2013, Grenoble, France
Technical Report The Evaluation of a Novel Concurrent-Refresh-Aware DRAM System [Pdf]
Tao Zhang Matt Poremba, Cong Xu, Guangyu Sun, Yuan Xie
Pennsylvania State University Technical Report. Dec. 2012
3DIC'11 Using NEM Relay to Improve 3DIC Cost Efficiency [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Guangyu Sun
in the 3DIC'11 Poster Session, Jan. 2012, Osaka, Japan.
TECHCON'11 O(2)CDMA: Enable an Energy-Efficient OCDMA On The Chip [Pdf]
Qiaosha Zou, Tao Zhang, Jishen Zhao, Jin Ouyang, Yuan Xie
in the SRC TECHCON, Sep. 2011, Austin, TX.
UBICOMP'11 Enable Energy-Efficient Trajectory-Based Services with LEAP [Pdf]
Heitor Ramos, Tao Zhang, Jie Liu, Bodhi Priyantha, Aman Kansal
in the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), Sep. 2011, Beijing, China.
DAC'11 A 3D SoC Design With On-Chip DRAM Stacking
Jing Xie, Tao Zhang, Matt Poremba, Yuan Xie
in the University Booth of Design Automation Conference (DAC), Jun. 2011, San Diego, CA.
MWSCAS'11 Leveraging On-chip DRAM Stacking in an Embedded 3D Multi-Core DSP System [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Po-Yang Hsu, Wei-Heng Lo, Shau-Yin Tseng, Yi-Ta Wu, Chuan-Nan Liu, Jen-Chieh Yeh, Tingting Hwang and Yuan Xie
in the IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuit and System (MWSCAS), Aug. 2011, Seoul, Korea.
HPCA'11 MorphCache: A Reconfigurable Adaptive Multi-level Cache Hierarchy for CMPs [Pdf]
Shekhar SriKantaiah, Emre Kultursay, Tao Zhang, Mahmut Kandemir, Mary Jane Irwin, and Yuan Xie
in the IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture Conference (HPCA), Feb. 2011, San Antonio, TX.
3DIC'10 A 3D SoC Design for H.264 Application With On-Chip DRAM Stacking [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Kui Wang, Yi Feng, Yan Chen, Qun Li, Bing Shao, Xiaodi Song, Lian Duan, Yuan Xie, Xu Cheng, and Youn-Long Lin
in the IEEE International 3D System Integration Conference (3DIC), Nov. 2010, Munich, Germany.
CICC'10 A Customized Design of DRAM Controller for On-Chip 3D DRAM Stacking [Pdf]
Tao Zhang, Kui Wang, Yi Feng, Xiaodi Song, Lian Duan, Yuan Xie, Xu Cheng, and Youn-Long Lin
in the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Sep. 2010, San Jose, CA.
CASES'09 CheckerCore: Enhancing an FPGA Soft Core to Capture Worst-case Execution Times [Pdf]
Jin Ouyang, Raghuveer Raghavendra, Sibin Mohan, Tao Zhang, Yuan Xie, and Frank Muller
in the ACM International Conference on Compilers, Architectures and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), Oct. 2009, Grenoble, France.
3DIC'09 Investigation and Comparison of Thermal Distribution in Synchronous and Asynchronous 3D ICs [Pdf]
Brent Hollosi, Tao Zhang, Ravi. S. P. Nair, Yuan Xie, Jia Di, and Scott Smith
in the IEEE International 3D System Integration Conference (3DIC), Sep. 2009, San Francisco, CA.
3DIC'09 Arithmetic Unit Design Using 180nm TSV-based 3D Stacking [Pdf]
Jin Ouyang, Guangyu Sun, Yibo Chen, Lian Duan, Tao Zhang, Yuan Xie, and Mary Jane Irwin
in the IEEE International 3D System Integration Conference (3DIC), Sep. 2009, San Francisco, CA.