Jianlei Yang

Associate Professor
Institute of Advanced Computing Technology (ACT)
School of Computer Science and Engineering
Beihang University
Spintronics Interdisciplinary Reseach Center, Fert Beijing Research Institute

Postdoc in the EI Lab at University of Pittsburgh (2016)
Ph.D. at THU (2014), B.S. at XDU (2009)

My Resume/CV (updated: 07/05/2017)

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Office: Room 318, West Office Building, Beihang University, Beijing, 100191, P. R. China.

Open Positions: for Postdoc/PhD/Master/Visiting/Intern with background in computer science, electronic engineering, or mathematics. If you would like to work with me on machine learning and neuromorphic computing, please email me your resume and a short statement of research interests, with the following subject: [Postdoc/PhD/Master/Visiting/Intern Application] Name+Major+School.

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Research Interests:

  • Energy-efficient computing for deep learning and machine vision
  • Non-volatile memory design and neuromorphic computing systems

News:

  • 07/30/2018, Funded by "CCF-Tencent Joint Funding".
  • 08/01/2017, ICESS Best Paper Award!
  • 06/15/2016, I join the School of Computing Science and Engineering at Beihang University as an Associate Professor.
  • 11/18/2014, Start a new journey in the EI Lab at University of Pittsburgh!
  • 05/29/2014, Defend my PhD dissertation! :)
  • 08/29/2013, ICCD Best Paper Award! (Tsinghua CS News)
  • 10/10/2012, The IBM Chinese Excellent Student Scholarship! (CSC News)
  • 01/20/2012, Second Place Winner of TAU Transient Power Grid Simulation Contest! (TAU)
  • 04/09/2011, First Place Winner of TAU Power Grid Simulation Contest! (TAU Contest)

Education and Experience:

  • 06/2016-Present: Associate Professor, School of Computing Science and Engineering, Beihang University.

  • 11/2014-1/2016: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Electrical and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.

  • 09/2009-07/2014: Ph.D Degree, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University.
  • 09/2005-07/2009: Bachelor Degree, School of Microelectronics, Xidian University.

  • 07/2013-07/2014: Research Intern in Intel Labs China, Beijing.

Publications: [DBLP] [Google Scholar]

  Journal Publications:
  1. Redesigning Pipeline When Architecting STT-RAM as Registers in Rad-Hard Environment
    Zhiyao Gong, Keni Qiu, Weiwen Chen, Yuanhui Ni, Yuanchao Xu, Jianlei Yang.
    to appear on Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, 2018.
  2. Power Supply Noise Aware Task Scheduling on Homogeneous 3D MPSoCs Considering the Thermal Constraint
    Yinglin Zhao, Jianlei Yang, Weisheng Zhao, Aida Todri-Sanial, Yuanqing Cheng.
    Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), 2018.
  3. Intelligent identification of two-dimensional nanostructures by machine-learning optical microscopy
    Xiaoyang Lin, Zhizhong Si, Wenzhi Fu, Jianlei Yang, Side Guo, Yuan Cao, Jin Zhang, Xinhe Wang, Peng Liu, Kaili Jiang, and Weisheng Zhao.
    Nano Research 2018.
  4. Exploiting Spin-Orbit Torque Devices as Reconfigurable Logic for Circuit Obfuscation
    Jianlei Yang, Xueyan Wang, Qiang Zhou, Zhaohao Wang, Hai Li, Yiran Chen, Weisheng Zhao.
    to appear on IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), 2018.
  5. Evaluation of Ultrahigh-Speed Magnetic Memories Using Field-Free Spin-Orbit Torque
    Zhaohao Wang, Bi Wu, Zuwei Li, Xiaoyang Lin, Jianlei Yang, Youguang Zhang, Weisheng Zhao.
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (TMAG), 2018.
  6. Demonstration of Multi-State Memory Device Combining Resistive and Magnetic Switching Behaviors
    Yu Zhang, Wenlong Cai, Wang Kang, Jianlei Yang, Erya Deng, You-Guang Zhang, Weisheng Zhao, Dafine Ravelosona.
    IEEE Electron Device Letters (EDL), 2018.
  7. Heterogeneous Memristive Devices Enabled by Magnetic Tunnel Junction Nanopillars Surrounded by Resistive Silicon Switches
    Yu Zhang, Xiaoyang Lin, Jean‐Paul Adam, Guillaume Agnus, Wang Kang, Wenlong Cai, Jean‐Rene Coudevylle, Nathalie Isac, Jianlei Yang, Huaiwen Yang, Kaihua Cao, Hushan Cui, Deming Zhang, Youguang Zhang, Chao Zhao, Weisheng Zhao, Dafine Ravelosona.
    Advanced Electronic Materials (AEM), 2018.
  8. On-chip microfluid induced by oscillation of microrobot for noncontact cell transportation
    Lin Feng, Shuzhang Liang, Xiangcong Zhou, Jianlei Yang, Yonggang Jiang, Deyuan Zhang, Fumihito Arai.
    Applied Physics Letters (APL), 2017.
  9. Temperature Impact Analysis and Access Reliability Enhancement for 1T1MTJ STT-RAM
    Bi Wu, Yuanqing Cheng, Jianlei Yang, Aida Todri-Sanial, Weisheng Zhao.
    IEEE Transactions on Reliability (TR), 2016.
  10. Alleviating Through-Silicon-Via Electromigration for 3-D Integrated Circuits Taking Advantage of Self-Healing Effect
    Yuanqing Cheng, Aida Todri-Sanial, Jianlei Yang, Weisheng Zhao.
    IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (TVLSI), 2016.
  11. Spintronic Memristor as Interface Between DNA and Solid State Devices
    Jianlei Yang, Zhenyu Sun, Xiaobin Wang, Yiran Chen, Hai Li.
    IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems (JETCAS), 2016.
  12. Radiation-Induced Soft Error Analysis of STT-MRAM: A Device to Circuit Approach
    Jianlei Yang, Peiyuan Wang, Yaojun Zhang, Yuanqing Cheng, Weisheng Zhao, Yiran Chen, Hai (Helen) Li.
    IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), 2016.
  13. A Selected Inversion Approach for Locality Driven Vectorless Power Grid Verification
    Jianlei Yang, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou, Wei Zhao.
    IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (TVLSI), 2015.
  14. PowerRush: An Efficient Simulator for Static Power Grid Analysis
    Jianlei Yang, Zuowei Li, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou.
    IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (TVLSI), 2014.
  15. Friendly Fast Poisson Solver Preconditioning Technique for Power Grid Analysis
    Jianlei Yang, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou, Jin Shi.
    IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (TVLSI), 2014.
  Conference/Workshop Publications:
  1. A Scalable Pipelined Dataflow Accelerator for Object Region Proposals on FPGA Platform
    Wenzhi Fu, Jianlei Yang, Pengcheng Dai, Yiran Chen, Weisheng Zhao.
    to appear on FPT 2018
  2. Spintronics based Stochastic Computing for Efficient Bayesian Inference System
    Xiaotao Jia, Jianlei Yang, Zhaohao Wang, Yiran Chen, Hai (Helen) Li, Weisheng Zhao.
    ASD-DAC 2018
  3. Power Profile Equalizer: A Lightweight Countermeasure against Side-channel Attack
    Chenguang Wang, Ming Yan, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou, Jianlei Yang.
    ICCD 2017
  4. Thermosiphon: A Thermal Aware NUCA Architecture for Write Energy Reduction of the STT-MRAM based LLCs
    Bi Wu, Yuanqing Cheng, Pengcheng Dai, Jianlei Yang, Youguang Zhang, Dijun Liu, Ying Wang, Weisheng Zhao.
    ICCAD 2017
  5. Generative adversarial network based scalable on-chip noise sensor placement
    Jinglan Liu, Yukun Ding, Jianlei Yang, Ulf Schlichtmann, Yiyu Shi
    SoCC 2017
  6. Pipeline Optimizations of Architecting STT-RAM as Registers in Rad-Hard Environment
    Zhiyao Gong, Keni Qiu, Weiwen Chen, Yuanhui Ni, Yuanchao Xu, Jianlei Yang.
    ICESS 2017 (Best Paper Award)
  7. Secure and Low-Overhead Circuit Obfuscation Technique with Multiplexers
    Xueyan Wang, Xiaotao Jia, Qiang Zhou, Yici Cai, Jianlei Yang, Mingze Gao, Gang Qu.
    GLSVLSI 2016
  8. ODESY: a novel 3T-3MTJ cell design with optimized area DEnsity, scalability and latencY
    Linuo Xue, Yuanqing Cheng, Jianlei Yang, Peiyuan Wang, Yuan Xie.
    ICCAD 2016
  9. A Memristor Crossbar Based Computing Engine Optimized for High Speed and Accuracy
    Chenchen Liu, Qing Yang, Bonan Yan, Jianlei Yang, Xiaocong Du, Weijie Zhu, Hao Jiang, Qing Wu, Mark Barnell, Hai Li.
    ISVLSI 2016
  10. A novel circuit design of true random number generator using magnetic tunnel junction
    You Wang, Hao Cai, Lirida A. B. Naviner, Jacques-Olivier Klein, Jianlei Yang, Weisheng Zhao.
    NANOARCH 2016
  11. An overview on memristor crossabr based neuromorphic circuit and architecture
    Zheng Li, Chenchen Liu, Yandan Wang, Bonan Yan, Chaofei Yang, Jianlei Yang, Hai Li.
    VLSI-SoC 2015
  12. A High-Speed Robust NVM-TCAM Design Using Body Bias Feedback
    Bonan Yan, Zheng Li, Yaojun Zhang, Jianlei Yang, Hai Li, Weisheng Zhao, Pierre Chor-Fung Chia.
    GLSVLSI 2015 (Best Paper Nomination)
  13. Early Stage Real-Time SoC Power Estimation Using RTL Instrumentation
    Jianlei Yang, Liwei Ma, Kang Zhao, Yici Cai, Tin-Fook Ngai.
    ASP-DAC 2015
  14. Power Supply Noise Aware Evaluation Framework for Side Channel Attacks and Countermeasures
    Jianlei Yang, Chenguang Wang, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou.
    FPT 2014 (Invited Paper by Special Session of Hardware Security)
  15. Fast Vectorless Power Grid Verification using Maximum Voltage Drop Location Estimation
    Wei Zhao, Yici Cai, Jianlei Yang.
    ASP-DAC 2014
  16. Selected Inversion for Vectorless Power Grid Verification by Exploiting Locality
    Jianlei Yang, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou, Wei Zhao.
    ICCD 2013 (Best Paper Award)
  17. A Multilevel H-matrix-based Approximate Matrix Inversion Algorithm for Vectorless Power Grid Verification
    Wei Zhao, Yici Cai, Jianlei Yang.
    ASP-DAC 2013
  18. PowerRush: Efficient Transient Simulation for Power Grid Analysis
    Jianlei Yang, Zuowei Li, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou.
    ICCAD 2012 (Invited Paper by Special Session of Power grid simulation and verification for billion-transistor VLSI designs)
  19. PowerRush: A Linear Simulator for Power Grid
    Jianlei Yang, Zuowei Li, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou.
    TAU 2012 (Invited Paper)
  20. Fast Poisson Solver Preconditioned Method for Robust Power Grid Analysis
    Jianlei Yang, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou, Jin Shi.
    ICCAD 2011
  21. PowerRush: A Linear Simulator for Power Grid
    Jianlei Yang, Zuowei Li, Yici Cai, Qiang Zhou.
    ICCAD 2011 (Invited Paper by Special Session of 2011 TAU Power Grid Contest)
  22. Obstacle-avoiding and slew-constrained buffered clock tree synthesis for skew optimization
    Feifei Niu, Qiang Zhou, Hailong Yao, Yici Cai, Jianlei Yang, Chin-Ngai Sze.
    GLSVLSI 2011

Projects:

  Ongoing Projects:
  • DeepEmbedded: Object Detection Acceleration in Embedded Platforms. Pengcheng Dai, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • BayesianFusion: Build Bayesian Learning System by Stochastic Computing with Spintronics Deivces. Dr. Xiaotao Jia and Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  Finished Projects:
  • SelInv: Selected Inversion for Vectorless Power Grid Verification. Jianlei Yang, Wei Zhao, Prof. Yici Cai, Prof. Qiang Zhou.
  • PowerRushTran: Efficient Transient Power Grid Simulation. Jianlei Yang, Zuowei Li, Prof. Yici Cai, Prof. Qiang Zhou.
  • PowerRush: A Linear Simulator for Static Power Grid Analysis. Jianlei Yang, Zuowei Li, Prof. Yici Cai, Prof. Qiang Zhou and Prof. Yuchun Ma.
  • SPEX: Specific Parasitic Devices Extraction for Analog Integrated Circuits. Jianlei Yang, Prof. Yici Cai and Prof. Qiang Zhou.

Students:

  • Xiaotao Jia: Postdoctoral, Fall 2016 - now, PhD from Tsinghua University.
  • Pengcheng Dai: Master Student, Fall 2017 - now, B.S. from Beihang University.
  • Yunfei Qu: Master Student, Fall 2016 - now, B.S. from Beihang University.
  • Qian Peng: Undergraduate Student, Fall 2017 - now, Beihang University.
  • Xingzhou Cheng: Undergraduate Student, Fall 2017 - now, Beihang University.
  • Xucheng Ye: Undergraduate Student, Fall 2017 - now, Beihang University.
  • Runze Liu: Undergraduate Student, Summer 2017 - now, Beihang University.
  • Xin Guo: Undergraduate Student, Summer 2017 - now, Beihang University.
  • Wenzhi Fu: Undergraduate Student, Spring 2016 - now, Beihang University.

Teaching:

  • Teaching, Fall 2018, B3J063894, Intelligent Computing Architectures, SCSE of Beihang University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching, Fall 2018, B3I062110, Computer Organization Priciples, Shenyuan Honors College of Beihang University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching, Fall 2018, B3I062310, Computer Organization Practice, Shenyuan Honors College of Beihang University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching, Fall 2018, 061857, Artificial Intelligence Accelerators, SCSE of Beihang University, Graduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching, Fall 2017, B3J063894, Intelligent Computing Architectures, SCSE of Beihang University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching, Fall 2017, B3I062110, Computer Organization Priciples, Shenyuan Honors College of Beihang University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching, Fall 2017, B3I062310, Computer Organization Practice, Shenyuan Honors College of Beihang University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Jianlei Yang.
  • Teaching Assistant, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2014, Numerical Analysis, Tsinghua University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Yici Cai.
  • Teaching Assistant, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Introduction to VLSI Design, Tsinghua University, Undergraduate and Graduate Course, Prof. Yici Cai.
  • Teaching Assistant, Spring, 2013, Design Automation for Digital Systems, Tsinghua University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Qiang Zhou.
  • Teaching Assistant, Spring, 2013, The Layout Theories and Algorithms for VLSI, Tsinghua University, Graduate Course, Prof. Qiang Zhou.
  • Teaching Assistant, Summer, 2012, Program Design and Training, Tsinghua University, Undergraduate Course, Prof. Hailong Yao.
  • Teaching Assistant, Spring, 2011, The Layout Theories and Algorithms for VLSI, Tsinghua University, Graduate Course, Prof. Qiang Zhou.

Prizes and Honors:

Services:

  • Served as TPC member for: IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2018.
  • Review for: DAC, ICCAD, TCAD, TVLSI, TODAES, ASPDAC, DATE, etc.

Software:

  • memtime - a friendly tool for measuring runtime and memory usage for a command
  • PowerRush - an efficient power grid simulator and linear solver

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