Hi, I'm Dan. I like to build things and eat BBQ.
I'm working on my PhD in computer architecture advised by Derek Chiou at The University of Texas at Austin.
My research currently lies in improving hardware design and simulation productivity.
Aside from my research, I am interested in microarchitecture and multicore computing.
I also occasionally work on random software projects, generally for hackathons.
Feel free to send me your inquiries over email.
How to Make Great-tasting Instant Ramen
Analyzing Google's Project Ara
PhDs for Entrepreneurs
HackTX, Top 10 Finalist - Chrome Store
HackTX, Second Place - Website
Microsoft WOWZAPP, Second Place - Video
Ebay@UT, Third Place
Quora Top Writer
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
UT BeagleBoard Design Challenge, Third Place
AMD Design Competition, First Place
CPU Front-End Design
Project Catapult - Wired Article
"Isaiah II" Front-End Architecture
Parallel Computing Lab
Jaketown Power Arch
Larrabee Performance Validation
GT2xx Validation & Performance Architecture
Nehalem Performance Architecture
Evolving a Better Branch Predictor - GitHub
Embedded System Design @ UT, Fall 2010
uArch-Directed Global Power Management - BitBucket
Multicore Computing @ UT, Spring 2010
Hybrid CPU/GPU SAT Solver
Comp Parallelism & Locality @ UT, Fall 2009
Autonomous Barbie Jeep
Design of Microprocessor-based Systems @ UMich, Spring 2009
A 1GHz Custom-Logic 16-bit DSP for Multimedia Applications
EECS427 VLSI I @ UMich, Spring 2008
Profile-Directed Software Prefetching
Back-end Compilers @ UMich, Fall 2007
Duchess: an Out-of-Order Alpha CPU
Computer Architecture @ UMich, Fall 2006