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Center Overview

The Center for Alternative Sustainable and Intelligent Computing (ASIC) focuses on designing alternative computing platforms for cognitive applications that perform inefficiently on conventional von Neumann architectures. ASIC is motivated by the recent rapid developments in technology related to cognitive applications, and aims to enable high performance and energy-efficient machine intelligence through novel hardware circuits, architecture design, and optimized computation models.


  • University of Notre Dame
  • Duke University
  • Syracuse University
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Center Personnel

Yiyu Shi
Center Staff
+1 574 631 7432

Yiran Chen
Center Staff
+1 919 684 3030

Qinru Qiu
Center Staff
+1 315 443 2807

Research Focus

Defense technology research includes:

  • Aerospace.
  • Anomaly detection.
  • Autonomous systems.
  • Surveillance.
  • Unmanned vehicles.


Member Organizations

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