Lecture Information

Lecture Schedule

Please check for schedule updates regularly as the schedule will be updated as guest speaker seminars are finalized.

Date Weekday Lecture Topic Slides Preparatory Work
28-Aug-19 Wednesday Intro to Cloud Computing & FPGAs slides --
30-Aug-19 Friday Cloud FPGA Infrastructures slides --
2-Sep-19 Monday no classes, labor day --
4-Sep-19 Wednesday Verilog -- A Tutorial Introduction slides Read Chapter 1
9-Sep-19 Monday Amazon F1 HDK and SDK slides --
11-Sep-19 Wednesday Logic Synthesis slides Read Chapter 2
16-Sep-19 Monday no lecture --
18-Sep-19 Wednesday Behavioral Modeling slides Read Chapter 3
23-Sep-19 Monday Amazon F1 Design Simulation and Testing --
25-Sep-19 Wednesday Concurrent Processes Read Chapter 4
30-Sep-19 Monday PCIe and AXI Interfaces and Protocols --
3-Oct-19 THURSDAY, Lunch Seminar, 12:30pm, Dunham Lab 107 Guest Seminar -- Marty Deneroff, COO, Emu Technology --
7-Oct-19 Monday Module Hierarchy Read Chapter 5
9-Oct-19 Wednesday Logic Level Modeling Read Chapter 6
14-Oct-19 Monday Project progress presentations --
16-Oct-19 Wednesday no classes, recess --
21-Oct-19 Monday Cycle-Accurate Specification Read Chapter 7
24-Oct-19 THURSDAY, Seminar, 10:30am, Dunham Lab 107 Guest Seminar -- Prof. Russell Tessier, U. Massachusetts, Amherst --
28-Oct-19 MONDAY, Seminar, 1:30pm, Dunham Lab 107 Guest Seminar -- Najwa Aaraj and Marc Manzano, from DarkMatter --
30-Oct-19 Wednesday Advanced Timing Read Chapter 8
4-Nov-19 Monday UltraScale+ and Xilinx FPGA Architectures and Stratix 10 and Intel (formerly Altera) FPGA Architectures --
6-Nov-19 Wednesday User-Defined Primitives Read Chapter 9
11-Nov-19 Monday Towards Multi-Tennant Cloud FPGAs --
13-Nov-19 Wednesday Switch Level Modeling Read Chapter 10
18-Nov-19 Monday Optimizing Timing and Multiple Clock Domains and Estimating and Optimizing Power --
20-Nov-19 Wednesday Microsoft Catapult and TACC Infrastructure and Research Clouds with FPGAs --
25-Nov-19 Monday recess --
27-Nov-19 Wednesday recess --
2-Dec-19 Monday Cloud FPGA Security Part 1 --
4-Dec-19 Wednesday Cloud FPGA Security Part 2 --
9-Dec-19 Monday
(reading period)
Recent Advances in FPGAs and Cloud FPGA Infrastructures --
11-Dec-19 Wednesday
(reading period)
Final project presentations --
16-Dec-19 Monday
(exam period)
Final reports due and code due --
18-Dec-19 Wednesday
(examp period)
Final exams end, no class --