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Seda Ogrenci-Memik, 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

Current PhD Student Members of the Ogrenci-Memik Lab

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

Dawei Li (2011)

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

Siddhartha Joshi (2015)

Yingyi Luo (2015)



§   Seda Ogrenci-Memik’s book titled “Heat Management in Integrated Circuits: On-Chip and System-Level Monitoring and Cooling” published by IET.

§   Seda Ogrenci-Memik named Member of Program Committee for 2016 Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Conference

The event was held at the University of Chicago on April 2-3, 2016.

§   Ogrenci-Memik & WIC Members Introduce Scratch Programming to High School Students

Feb 24, 2016

The outreach consists of high school girls in their STEM-W club teaching mostly 3rd – 8th grade students how to code.

§   Seda Ogrenci-Memik Featured in 2014 Northwestern Excellence in Research Annual Report. Prof. Seda Ogrenci-Memik has been featured with a report, titled, "Too Hot To Handle", in the recently published 2014 Northwestern Excellence in Research Annual Report.



Research Interests

Thermal-Aware High Performance Computing

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

Thermal- and Power-Aware DRAM Systems

Reconfigurable Architectures and Synthesis Tools

Curriculum Vitae



Awards and Honors

EECS Best Teacher Award 2013

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

Recent Professional Activities

Associate Editor of International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing 2013-present

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 of DAC 2014, 2015

TPC Member of ICCAD 2004-2007, 2011

TPC Sub-Committee Chair of ICCAD 2006, 2007


Winter 2017 EECS 459 VLSI Algorithmics


Research projects named after me :-)

SEDA: An Architecture for Highly Concurrent Server Applications

Staged Event-Driven Architecture (SEDA)