Alireza Shafaei

In October 2016, I finished my Ph.D. in Computer Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Massoud Pedram at the University of Southern California. The title of my dissertation is "Designing Energy-Efficient and Robust SRAM Cells and On-Chip Cache Memories".

Publications

Selected Publications

A Thermally-Aware Energy Minimization Methodology for Global Interconnects

   Soheil Nazar Shahsavani, Alireza Shafaei, Shahin Nazarian, and Massoud Pedram
Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), March 2017

Pilot Register File: Energy Efficient Register File for GPUs

   Mohammad Abdel-Majeed, Hyeran Jeon, Alireza Shafaei, Murali Annavaram, and Massoud Pedram
23rd IEEE Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), February 2017

Design of Multiple Fanout Clock Distribution Network for Rapid Single Flux Quantum Technology

   Naveen Katam, Alireza Shafaei, and Massoud Pedram
22nd Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), January 2017

Minimizing the Energy-Delay Product of SRAM Arrays using a Device-Circuit-Architecture Co-Optimization Framework

   Alireza Shafaei, Hassan Afzali-Kusha, and Massoud Pedram
53rd Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2016

Energy-Efficient Cache Memories using a Dual-Vt 4T SRAM Cell with Read-Assist Techniques

   Alireza Shafaei and Massoud Pedram
Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), March 2016

A Cross-Layer Framework for Designing and Optimizing Deeply-Scaled FinFET-Based SRAM Cells under Process Variations

   Alireza Shafaei, Shuang Chen, Yanzhi Wang, and Massoud Pedram
20th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), January 2015

Low Write-Energy STT-MRAMs using FinFET-based Access Transistors

   Alireza Shafaei, Yanzhi Wang, and Massoud Pedram
32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), October 2014
Best Paper Award

FinCACTI: Architectural Analysis and Modeling of Caches with Deeply-scaled FinFET Devices

   Alireza Shafaei, Yanzhi Wang, Xue Lin, and Massoud Pedram
IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), July 2014

Layout Optimization for Quantum Circuits with Linear Nearest Neighbor Architectures

   Massoud Pedram and Alireza Shafaei
IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, 16(2):62-74, May 2016.

Squash 2: A Hierarchical Scalable Quantum Mapper Considering Ancilla Sharing

   Mohammad Javad Dousti, Alireza Shafaei, and Massoud Pedram
Quantum Information & Computation (QIC), 16(3&4): 332-356, March 2016

Computer-Aided Design for Next-Generation Quantum Computing Systems

   Alireza Shafaei, Mohammad Javad Dousti, and Massoud Pedram
New Developments in Quantum Optics Research, Nova Science Publishers, 2015

Cofactor Sharing for Reversible Logic Synthesis

   Alireza Shafaei, Mehdi Saeedi, and Massoud Pedram
ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC) - Special Issue on Reversible Computation, 11(2): 14:1-14:21, November 2014

Squash: A Scalable Quantum Mapper Considering Ancilla Sharing

   Mohammad Javad Dousti, Alireza Shafaei, and Massoud Pedram
24th Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI), May 2014

Design of a Universal Logic Block for Fault-Tolerant Realization of any Logic Operation in Trapped-Ion Quantum Circuits

   Hadi Goudarzi, Mohammad Javad Dousti, Alireza Shafaei, and Massoud Pedram
Quantum Information Processing, 13(5): 1267-1299, May 2014

Qubit Placement to Minimize Communication Overhead in 2D Quantum Architectures

   Alireza Shafaei, Mehdi Saeedi, and Massoud Pedram
19th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), January 2014

Constant-Factor Optimization of Quantum Adders on 2D Quantum Architectures

   Mehdi Saeedi, Alireza Shafaei, and Massoud Pedram
5th Conference on Reversible Computation (RC), July 2014

Optimization of Quantum Circuits for Interaction Distance in Linear Nearest Neighbor Architectures

   Alireza Shafaei, Mehdi Saeedi, and Massoud Pedram
50th Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2013

Reversible Logic Synthesis of k-Input, m-Output Lookup Tables

   Alireza Shafaei, Mehdi Saeedi, and Massoud Pedram
Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), March 2013

Contact Information

Address

University of Southern California
Department of EE-Systems, EEB-214
3740 McClintock Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Email

shafaeib at usc dot edu

Office

213 740 9481