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Fengbo Ren

Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8809
Biography

Fengbo Ren received bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University in 2008, and his master's and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2010 and 2014, respectively. He joined the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University as an assistant professor in January 2015. He is directing the Parallel Systems and Computing Laboratory (PSCLab), and he is affiliated with the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Embedded Systems. His current research focuses on bringing energy efficiency and data/signal intelligence into a wide spectrum of today's computing infrastructures, from data center/edge node server systems to wearable/IoT devices. He is a member of the Digital Signal Processing Technical Committee and VLSI Systems and Applications Technical Committee of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. 

Ren received the Broadcom Fellowship in 2012, the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2017, the Google Faculty Research Award in 2018. He also received the Top 5 percent Best Teacher Awards from the Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU in 2017 and 2018. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles 2014
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles 2010
  • B.Eng. Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China 2008
Research Interests

Hardware acceleration, embedded, reconfigurable, and parallel computing solutions for data analytics and information processing, energy-efficient computing, data-driven compressive sensing, hardware-friendly machine learning.

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 320Design/Syn Digital Hardware
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 580Practicum
CEN 580Practicum
CEN 584Internship
EEE 590Reading and Conference
CEN 598Special Topics
CEN 599Thesis
EEE 599Thesis
CEN 790Reading and Conference
CSE 790Reading and Conference
CEN 792Research
CSE 792Research
CEN 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEN 584Internship
CEN 790Reading and Conference
CEN 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CSE 580Practicum
CEN 580Practicum
EEE 592Research
CEN 598Special Topics
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
CEN 790Reading and Conference
CEN 792Research
CEN 795Continuing Registration
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 320Design/Syn Digital Hardware
CEN 580Practicum
CSE 580Practicum
CEN 584Internship
EEE 590Reading and Conference
CEN 598Special Topics
EEE 599Thesis
CEN 790Reading and Conference
CEN 792Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CEN 584Internship
CEN 790Reading and Conference
CEN 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-CSEThe ASU Experience
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
CEN 580Practicum
EEE 592Research
CEN 598Special Topics
CEN 790Reading and Conference
CEN 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 320Design/Syn Digital Hardware
CSE 492Honors Directed Study
CEN 580Practicum
CEN 792Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CEN 580Practicum
EEE 592Research
CEN 598Special Topics
CEN 792Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CSE 320Design/Syn Digital Hardware
CEN 580Practicum
CEN 792Research
Honors / Awards
  • Broadcom-UCLA Fellow, 2012.
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2017
  • Google Faculty Research Award, 2018