Current LNIS Members
Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon (S’10–M’11–SM’16) is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair for Academics and Strategic Initiatives in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department and an adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Computing at The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, where he leads the Laboratory for NanoIntegrated Systems (LNIS). He holds an Electrical Engineer M.Sc. degree from CPE-Lyon, France (2008), a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from INSA Lyon, France (2008) and 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), Lausanne, Switzerland within the Laboratory of Integrated Systems (Prof. De Micheli) and a visiting research associate at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA. Previously, he was research assistant at CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France. Prof. Gaillardon is recipient of the C-Innov 2011 best thesis award, the Nanoarch 2012 best paper award, the BSF 2017 Prof. Pazy Memorial Research Award, the 2017 NSF CAREER award, the 2018 IEEE CEDA Pederson Award, the 2018 ChemE Education William H. Corcoran best paper 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 has been serving as TPC member for many conferences, including DATE, DAC, ICCAD, Nanoarch, etc.. He is an associate editor of IEEE TNANO and a reviewer for several journals and funding agencies. He served as Topic co-chair "Emerging Technologies for Future Memories" for DATE'17-19. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
The research activities and interests of Prof. Gaillardon are currently focused on the development of novel computing systems exploiting emerging device technologies and novel EDA techniques.
Phone: +1 (801) 585-3422
Address: SMBB 3745, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, SMBB building, 36 S Wasatch Dr #3100, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112, USA
Ashton is a senior software developer at LNIS developing LSOracle and OpenFPGA. Ashton received a B.S. in computer science from the UofU in 2012. Prior to joining the lab, he was a software engineer in industry for 10 years, specializing in distributed systems.
His research interests include logic synthesis, engineering education, and emerging technologies and reconfigurable architectures.
Raven is a senior chemical engineer focusing on chemical sensor testing and integration. He received his M.Sc and PhD from Bonn University in Germany. Prior to joining LNIS, he had a career with the US Army and with the US Government at Dugway Proving Ground.
His research interests include sensor applications in biology, chemistry and agriculture.
Ali is a senior hardware engineer and researcher, focusing on developing smart neural implant electronics. He earned his M.S. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Azad University and IUT in Iran. He received his Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in (2017).
Previously, Ali worked as a technical group leader and senior post-doctoral researcher for six years at the Chair of Highly Parallel VLSI-Systems and Neuro-Microelectronics Circuits at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany.
Ganesh graduated with a PhD in Computer Engineering in early 2023, and works part time for the group to continue his research on OpenFPGA.
Corinne is complementing the team by increasing scientific throughput, and providing scientific communication. She also supports the team's HR needs . She has a M.Sc in Chemistry from CPE Lyon, and a M.S. in Management from IAE Aix-en-Provence.
Matthieu received his B.Sc and M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from CPE Lyon, France (2020). He is now working towards his Ph.D. degree at the University of Utah in Electrical Engineering.
His research is focused on high-resolution chemiresistive sensors analog front-end interfaces.
Grant recieved his BE degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida State University in 2018. He is currently working towards his joint M.Sc/Ph.D degree at the University of Utah in Computer Engineering.
His research interests are in FPGA architecture exploration, In-Memory Computing, and electronic design automation.
Allen received his B.S degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Askansas in 2021. He is working towards his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Utah.
Louis-Marie received his B.S degree in Computer Science from CPE Lyon (France) in 2022. In order to obtain his M.S. degree in Embedded Electronic, he is currently doing his end-studies internship in the LNIS
Owen is studying Computer Engineering at the University of Utah.
Skylar is a senior Electrical Engineering student at the University of Utah.
Former LNIS Members
Dr. Roman Gauchi, 2022.
Dr. Xifan Tang, 2021.
Dr. Amitesh Kumar, 2019.
Dr. Valerio Tenace, 2021.
Clara Chevreau, 2022.
Scott Temple, 2022.
Edouard Giacomin, graduated Spring 2021. Now senior hardware engineer at Qualcomm, San Diego, CA, USA.
Walter Lau Neto, graduated Spring 2022. Now senior R&D engineer at Synopsis, Sunnyvale, CA, USA.
Thomas Becnel, graduated Spring 2022. Now director of product development at Tetrad Sensors, SLC, UT, USA.
Aurélien Alacchi, graduated Fall 2022. Now at Qualcom, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
Maxime Thamassack, EPFL. Fall 2016.
Alexandre Levisse, EPFL. Fall 2016.
Alexandre Normand, 2022.
Daniel Wakeman, 2022.
Andrew Pong, 2021.
Léa Enginger, 2021.
Hugo Maitre, 2021.
Max Austin, 2020.
Virgile Colrat, 2020.
Samy Charas, 2020.
Scott Gale, 2019.
Matthieu Couriol, 2019. Now Ph.D. student.
Quang Nguyen, 2019. Now embedded system engineer at ProdataKey, Salt Lake City, USA.
João Vieira, 2019. Now Ph.D. student at INESC-ID, Portugal.
Robert Weischedel, 2019. Now software engineer at Microsoft, Seattle, USA.
Hari Krishna, 2018.
Devin Renshaw , 2018. Now Ph.D. student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA.
Baudouin Chauviere, 2018, CPE Lyon. Now Ph.D. at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.
Jorge Romero-Gonzalez, 2018. Now application engineer at ASML, Albuquerque, USA.
Bhumika Khandelwal, 2017.
Armando Biscontini, 2016, Politecnico di Milano. Now physical design engineer at Qualcomm, Cork, Ireland.
Tengda Shi, 2016. Now staff software engineer at Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara, USA.
Olivia Thu Lam, 2022
Michael Keyser, 2022
Benjamin Leaptrop, 2021
Nichols Crawford Taylor, 2021
Andrew Erikson, 2021.
Faris Kahn, 2021.
Will Ransohoff, 2021.
Henry Gilbert, 2019.
Trenton Taylor, 2018. Now software engineer at Lockheed Martin, Manassas, USA.
Mitchell Terry, 2016.
Kaitlin Hall, 2016.
Dillon Lee, 2021.
Scott Temple, 2022