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Ph.D. Proposal Oral Exam - Zheng Wang

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm


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Title:  Non-von Neumann Computing Based on Ferroelectrics and Antiferroelectrics


Dr. Khan, Advisor

Dr. Yu, Chair

Dr. Raychowdhury


The object of the proposed research is to utilize novel materials — ferroelectric and antiferroelectric for developing non-von Neumann computing models. In particular, we showed that the ferroelectric can be used to implement coupled oscillator networks that can be used to solve computationally hard problems. In addition, ferroelectric is also suitable for artificial spiking neuron implementation. The ferroelectric spiking neuron integrated both excitatory and inhibitory inputs in a compact circuit topology is well suited for building at-scale, energy-efficient, and area-efficient spiking neural networks.

Last revised April 24, 2020