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Seda Ogrenci-Memik, Associate Professor


Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Northwestern University


Department of EECS

2145 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208


Office: Tech Building, L471




Phone: (847) 491-7378

Fax: (847) 467-4144

Members of the Ogrenci-Memik Lab

(in order of the year the student joined my group)

Dawei Li (PhD) (2011 - )

Kaicheng Zhang (PhD) (2011 - ) (co-Adviser G. Memik)

Siddhartha Joshi (PhD) (2015-)

Alumni of My Group

Brian Leung (PhD, August 2013) - Intel

Song Liu (PhD, August 2011) Facebook, Inc.

Jieyi Long (PhD, March 2010) - Enterpreneur

Clint Wu (MS, December 2009)

Min Ni (PhD March 2009)-Synopsys Inc.

Somsubhra Mondal (PhD June 2007)-Ronin Capital

Rajarshi Mukherjee (PhD June 2006)-Apple


Research Interests

Thermal-Aware High Performance Computing

Designing on-chip sensing, cooling, harvesting systems using thermoelectric materials

Thermal- and Power-Aware DRAM Systems

Thermal-Aware Synthesis

Reconfigurable Architectures and Synthesis Tools

Curriculum Vitae



Awards and Honors

Distinguished Visitor, School of Computer Science, Complutense Universidad de Madrid, March-May 2010

2006-2007 Searle Center for Teaching Excellence Junior Fellow

NSF Early Career Development (CAREER) Award 2006

The Alumnae of Northwestern Research Initiation Award 2006

Recent Professional Activities

Associate Editor of IEEE TVLSI 2007-2015

Technical Program Co-Chair, Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing 2015

TPC Member, Publicity Co-Chair, FPL 2010

TPC Member, Electronic Design Automation Track Co-Chair, ASQED 2010

TPC Member HiPEAC 2011

TPC Member, VLSI CAD Track Co-Chair ISVLSI 2009

TPC Member of ICCAD 2004-2007, 2011

TPC Sub-Committee Chair of ICCAD 2006, 2007


Winter 2015 EECS 355 ASIC & FPGA Design



A Detailed Manual on Optimized Process Flow for Bi-metallic Thin Film Thermocouple Fabrication using An Academic Shared Facility

Cadence Users Page


Educational Research Projects using Synopsys Tools

Research projects named after me :-)

SEDA: An Architecture for Highly Concurrent Server Applications

Staged Event-Driven Architecture (SEDA)






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