News and Events from NISL
The paper by F. Koushan
and S. M. Kang, “Resistance-Based Embedded Non-Volatile Memories as
Synaptic Devices in Spiking Neural Networks”, IEEE Workshop on Memories and
Electron Devices has been accepted for presentation on
Apr 26 2019 in Boise, ID
The paper authored by J. K. Eshraghian, J. Lee, S. Baek,
O. Kavehei, N. Ganganath,
W. Lei, H. Iu, D.-S. Jeong,
K.-R. Cho and S. M. Kang “CrossStack: a 2.5-D
Reconfigurable ReRAM Crossbar Inference Engine”, has been accepted for
Lecture presentation at 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and
Systems, Sapporo, Japan from May 26-29, 2019.
Paper ”Analog Weights in ReRAM DNN
Accelerators”, co-authored by Jason Eshraghian,
S. M. Kang, et al. has received the best paper award from the
Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (AICAS) 2019 conference in
Taiwan on March 19, 2019.
Prof. Kang visited
Technical University of Munich for July and August, 2018 under Alexander
Von Humboldt Award for U.S. Senior Scientists program.
Ms. Peng Zhou joined NISL
as an M.S. candidate to work on neuromorphic computing.
Mr. Dong-uk Choi joined NISL as a Ph.D
candidate to work on optofluidic sensor system jointly with Prof. Holger
Prof. Bae-Sun Kong of SungKyunKwan University (SKKU) in Seoul, Korea is
visiting NISL from March 2018 to March 2019 to collaborate on neuromorphic
"Formulation and Implementation
of Nonlinear Integral Equations to Model Neural Dynamics Within the
Vertebrate Retina," by S. Baek,
J.K. Eshraghian, N. Iannella, K.
Cho, Y.S. Goo, J.H. Kim, S.M. Kang, and K. Eshraghian
has been accepted for publication in International Journal of neural
[September 30, 2017] Professor Kang delivered a keynote talk
"The fourth Industrial Revolution and Nanoscience and Engineering
" at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, for its 50th anniversary of the
Department of Computer Science and Engineering on September 30.
[September 30, 2017] Professor Kang was awarded a
Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of Computer Science and
Engineering, University at Buffalo on September 30, 2017.
[June 20, 2017] Prof. Kang completed teaching EE222
High-Speed Low-Power Integrated Circuits and EE103 Signals and Systems for
the Spring 2017 quarter.
[June 10-12] Prof. Kang visited King Abdullah
International Medical Center and attended its Board of Executive Directors
meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
[June 8, 2017] Prof. Kang visited Adesto
Technologies, Santa Clara for potential research collaboration.
[May 28-31, 2017] An NISL affiliate, Jason Eshraghian of Chungbuk
National University, South Korea, presented a paper at the 2017 ISCAS in Balimore, MD, "Maximization of Crossbar Array
Memory Using Fundamental Memristor Theory."
[May 9, 2017} Prof. Kang presented a seminar at the
Oregon State University on "The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Future
[March 1, 2017] Foroozan Koushan, Ph.D. student, joined NISL.
[February 22, 2017] Prof. Kang completed his presidency
at KAIST, 15th president (Feb. 23, 2013-Feb. 22, 2017)
- [May 26, 2015] Prof. Kang
awarded CASS John Choma Education Award ,
at the ISCAS-2015, Lisbon, Portugal.
- [May 20, 2014] Prof. Kang
awarded the Doctor of Science Honoris Causa by Fairleigh Dickinson