CASS Talks with Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon, University of Utah, USA





I In this talk, we will introduce the OpenFPGA framework whose aim is to generate highly-customizable Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) fabrics and their supporting EDA flows. Following the footsteps of the RISC-V initiative, OpenFPGA brings reconfigurable logic into the open-source community and closes the performance gap with commercial products. OpenFPGA strongly incorporates physical design automation in its core and enables 100k+ look-up tables FPGA fabric generation from specification to layout in less than 24h with a single engineer effort. 

Short Bio: 

Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France and the University of Lyon, France (2011). Prior to joining the University of Utah, he was a research associate at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL). Prof. Gaillardon is recipient of the 2017 NSF CAREER award, the 2018 IEEE CEDA Pederson Award, the 2019 DARPA Young Faculty Award, the 2019 IEEE CEDA Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award and the 2020 ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 17 Sep 2021
  • Time: 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC-03:00) Brasilia
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