Nikos Hardavellas is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northwestern University, where he directs the Parallel Architecture Group at Northwestern (PARAG@N). His research interests are at the intersection of computer architecture and optical interconnects, parallel systems, memory systems, approximate computing, design for dark silicon, and data-oriented software architectures. Nikos received the June and Donald Brewer Chair at Northwestern University in 2009, became a Fellow of the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence in 2012, was a keynote speaker at IEEE ISPDC in 2010, and received the Test-of-Time award at EDBT 2019, an NSF CAREER award in 2015, an IEEE Micro Top Picks Award in 2009, a Best Demonstration Award in ICDE 2006, and a Technical Award for Contributions to the Alpha Microprocessor in 2000. Prior to joining Northwestern University, he contributed to the design of several generations of Alpha microprocessors and high-end multiprocessor servers at Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC), Compaq, and Hewlett-Packard. Nikos holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Cross-Layer Power Analysis and Low-Power Design