Soheil Ghiasi
Associate Professor
Vice-Chair for Undergraduate Studies
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Office: 3171 Kemper Hall
Phone: (530) 752-0836
Fax: (530) 752-8428

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I am an associate professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC-Davis, and I lead our team at the Laboratory for Embedded and Programmable Systems (LEPS). I received my PhD in Computer Science from UCLA in 2004. Since 2014, I have also assumed the role of ECE dept vice-chair for the undergraduate program.

I am interested in design methodologies for embedded and cyber-physical systems (CPS), which utilize computing to monitor, service and control various application-specific processes, including those in the physical world. My work deals with modeling, analysis, synthesis and optimization of embedded software, programmable execution platforms (e.g., processors, GPUs and FPGAs) and tools for automating the design process. The area offers an interesting blend of theory and practice: real-world applications give rise to research problems, for which solutions are developed using a combination of analytical and experimental techniques.

Currently, my students and I are working on efficient execution of machine learning algorithms, remote monitoring of physical activity using wearable sensors, and synthesis of streaming applications targeting embedded multi-processor platforms.
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Graduate Students and Alumni
If you are currently a UC-Davis graduate or undergraduate student and are interested in working on one of the research projects in our group, feel free to email me to discuss your interests.