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John (Jack) Sampson

Assistant Professor

Contact information:
Email - [lastname]@cse.psu.edu
Office - W324 Westgate Building
    University Park, PA 16802
Phone - Ext. 57496
CSE Department, School of EECS, College of Engineering, PSU

Status: (Last Updated June 2018)
Assistant Professor at Penn State since August, 2013
No Office Hours for SU/2018
Extended CV (June 2018)
µBio: PhD, Computer Science (Computer Engineering) UCSD, 2010; BS, EECS, UC Berkeley, 2002
Artifacts and Notables Summary: Cites: 2038; H-index: 19 (via Google Scholar @ June 12th, 2018)
Conference: 55- ASP-DAC:2:[C14,C47], ASPLOS:3:[C6,C7,C52], DAC:5:[C19,C31,C34,C40,C44], DATE:1:[C20], ESTIMEDIA:1:[C37], FCCM:1:[C12], FPL:2:[C11,C36], GlobalSIP:1:[C21], GLVLSI:1:[C17], HotChips:1:[C8], HPCA:3:[C10,C28,C35], ICCAD:2:[C24,C29] ICCD:3:[C16,C22,C26], ICCE:1:[C50], IISWC:1:[C2], IJCNN:1:[C38], IPDPS:1:[C4], ISCA:3:[C13,C18,42], ISCAS:3:[C43,C49,C55], ISLPED:2:[C25,C51], ISPASS:2:[C1,C23], ISQED:1:[C46], ISVLSI:6:[C30,C32,C41,C45,C53,C54], MICRO:3:[C3,C9,C48], SAMOS:1:[C15], SC:1:[C5], SRCTECHCON:1:[C33] VLSID:1:[C27]], VLSI-SoC:1:[C39]
Journals and other Periodicals: 21- ACM JETC:1:[J10], ACM TACO:1:[J4], ACM TECS:2:[J2,J12], IEEE Con.El.Mag:1:[J17], IEEE Micro:4:[J1,J3,J8,J19], IEEE TC:1:[J11], IEEE TCAS-I:1:[J15], IEEE TED:4:[J7,J13,J14,J20], IEEE TMSCS:1:[J6], IEEE TVLSI:4:[J5,J9,J18,J21], IET Elec.Let.:1:[J16]
Awards and Honors

ASP-DAC 2017 Best Paper: Ma, et al. "Spendthrift: Machine Learning Based Resource and Frequency Scaling for Ambient Energy Harvesting Nonvolatile Processors" [C47]

IEEE TMSCS 2017 Best Paper: Tsai, et al. "Enabling New Computation Paradigms with HyperFET - an Emerging Device" [J6]

IEEE Micro Magazine Top Picks from the 2015 Computer Architecture Conferences: Ma, et al. "Nonvolatile Processor Architectures: Efficient, Reliable Progress with Unstable Power" [J8]

HPCA 2015 Best Paper: Ma, et al. "Architecture Exploration for Ambient Energy Harvesting Nonvolatile Processors" [C28]

Dorothy Quiggle Faculty Development Assistant Professorship: 2013-2016

Currently (SU/18) teaching: No Active Class.
Coming up next - FA/18:CMPEN 431 (Ugrad. Computer Architecture)
and CMPEN 111S (First Year Seminar in Computer Engineering)
Active research keywords: Computer Architecture, Emerging Devices, Energy-efficiency, Dark Silicon, Specialization, Non-Volatile Processors, Embedded Vision Acceleration, Computing-with-physics



July, 2018 Our paper, MDACache: Caching for Multi-Dimensional-Access Memories, has been accepted for inclusion at MICRO 2018 in Fukuoka. Congrats, Sumitha and Minli!
July, 2018 For the second year in a row, the CSE department has put together an excellent (grade 7-9) summer camp aimed at improving diversity in the field. This year's theme: "Girls Coding the Future with Robots."
April, 2018 Kaisheng Ma will be joining Tsinghua as an Assistant Professor. Congrats, Kaisheng!
March, 2018 Kaisheng presented our newest NVP work "NEOFOG: Nonvolatility-Exploiting Optimizations for Fog Computing." at ASPLOS.
March, 2018 I presented material from two recent NVP works at NVMW 2018 and was session chair for one of the awards sessions (always nice to visit UCSD again)
October, 2017 Kaisheng presented our "Incidental Computing" approach to NVP-oriented approximate computing at MICRO.
August, 2017 My co-advised student, Kaisheng Ma, successfully defended his PhD thesis on nonvolatile processors. Congrats, Kaisheng!
July, 2017 1st Annual CSE Summer Camp on Computing for Middle School Girls ran from July 17th to July 21st. Thanks to all the MDL lab members who volunteered!
July, 2017 Our paper Incidental Computing on IoT Nonvolatile Processors has been accepted for MICRO 50 in Boston.
June, 2017 My co-advised student, Wei-Yu Tsai, successfully defended his PhD thesis on post-CMOS devices and non-Boolean computing. Congrats, William!

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