Wu-chun Feng

Wu-chun Feng (a.k.a. "Wu")

Director
SyNeRGy Laboratory

Professor
Dept. of CS
Dept. of ECE
Health Sciences

Other Affiliations
CHREC | VBI |
Wireless @ VT

Profiles
Google Scholar

Contact

Office:
Torgersen Hall 2050
620 Drillfield Drive (Alumni Mall)
Blacksburg, VA.
24061. [map]
Phone:
(540) 231-1192
Fax:
(540) 231-9218
Email:
feng [at] cs.vt.edu

Virginia Tech

Selected Talks

2016

  • An Ecosystem for the New HPC: Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, Frontiers in Computing and Data Science, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, October 2016. Invited Talk.

2015

  • Confessions of an Accidental Greenie: From Green Destiny to Green500, International Workshop on HPC Architecture, Software, and Application at an Extreme Scale, Wuxi Supercomputing Center, Wuxi, China, September 2015. Invited Talk.
  • Synergistic Computing: A Renaissance in Computing, Student Transition Engineering Program (STEP), Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) at Virginia Tech, July 2015. Keynote Talk.
  • Confessions of an Accidental Greenie: From Green Destiny to Green500, Distinguished Lecture Series, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, April 2015. Invited Talk.

2014

  • Is Energy-Efficient Exascale an Oxymoron?, ExtremeGreen 2014: Extreme Green & Energy Efficiency in Large Scale Distributed Systems in conjunction with the 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid), Chicago, IL, May 2014. Invited Talk.
  • DNA Sequencing in the Cloud, PASS Business Analytics Conference, San Jose, CA, May 2014. Invited Talk.
  • Accelerating Data-Intensive Genomic Analysis in the Cloud, eScience in the Cloud, Redmond, WA, April 2014. Invited Talk.
  • Trends in Energy-Efficient Computing: A Perspective from the Green500, High-Performance Computing and Communications USA (HPCC USA), Newport, RI, March 2014. Endnote Talk.
  • An Ecosystem for the New HPC: Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren Division, January 2014. Distinguished Lecture.

2013

  • On the Road to Exascale: A Perspective from the Green500, HPC China, Changsha, China, May 2013. Invited Talk.
  • Synergistic Co-Design for BIG DATA, The White House, Washington, D.C., May 2013. Invited Talk.
  • Computing in the Sky: MOON Computing + Cloud Computing, BioIT World Conference & Expo, April 2013. Invited Talk.
  • Towards an Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, Yale University, March 2013. Invited Talk.

2012

  • Forget About the Clouds, Shoot For the MOON, BioIT World Cloud Computing Summit, San Francisco, CA, September 2012.
  • An Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, DoD Advanced Computing Systems (ACS), Catonsville, MD, July 2012.
  • CU2CL: An Automated CUDA-to-OpenCL Source-to-Source Translator, AMD Fusion Developer Summit, Bellevue, WA, Jun. 2012.
  • Towards Computing the Cure for Cancer, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, May 2012. Endnote Talk.
  • An Ecosystem for the New HPC: Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, 2nd International Workshop on Accelerators and Hybrid Exascale Systems (AsHES) in conjunction with the 26th International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, Shanghai, China, May 2012.
  • An Ecosystem for the New HPC: Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 2012.
  • Will Computers Replace Humans?, Kids Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, February 2012.
  • On the Evolution of the Green500 to Exascale, SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Savannah, GA, February 2012.

2011

  • An Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, December 2011.
  • How to Run Your CUDA Program Anywhere, NVIDIA Theater, ACM/IEEE International Conference on High- Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC), Seattle, WA, November 2011.
  • Research Challenges for Applications & Algorithms in Green HPC, Workshop on Green High-Performance Computing (HPC), Piscataway, NJ, October 2011.
  • An Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, AMD Research, Austin, TX, September 2011.
  • On the Three P's of Heterogeneous Computing, Workshop on Parallel Programming on Accelerator Clusters (PPAC) at IEEE Cluster, September 2011. Keynote Talk.
  • An Ecosystem for the New HPC – Heterogeneous Parallel Computing, Fall Creek Falls Conference by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Gatlinburg, TN, September 2011.
  • Energy-Efficient E-putting Everywhere, 20th ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC) in conjunction with FCRC '11: Federated Computing Research Conference, San Jose, CA, June 2011. Keynote Talk.
  • OpenCL and the 13 Dwarfs, AMD Fusion Developer Summit, Bellvue, WA, June 2011. Invited Talk.

2010

  • GPU Computing and the Green500, NVIDIA Theater, ACM/IEEE International Conference on High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC), New Orleans, LA, November 2010.
  • Energy-Efficient Exascale Computing: An Oxymoron?, International Conference on Energy-Aware High-Performance Computing, Hamburg, Germany, September 2010. Keynote Talk.
  • On the Power of Heterogeneous Computing in a Box, AMD GPU Day, Boston, MA, June 2010. Keynote Talk.
  • When High-Performance Computing Meets Bioinformatics, Wake Forest University – School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, June 2010.
  • Towards Chip-on-Chip Neuroscience: Fast Mining of Neuronal Spike Streams Using Graphics Hardware, 7th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, ACM, New York, NY, USA, May 2010.
  • Green Supercomputing Comes of Age, Center for Experimental Research in Computer Systems, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, April 2010.
  • Green Supercomputing Comes of Age, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) Workshop on High-Performance, Power-Aware Computing, Atlanta, GA, April 2010. Keynote Talk.
  • Green Supercomputing Comes of Age, SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Seattle, WA, February 2010.
  • Reliable Cloud Computing on Volatile Resources, Cloud Computing for DoD & Government (Sponsored by the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement), Alexandria, VA, February 2010.

2009

  • To GPU Synchronize or Not GPU Synchronize?, NVIDIA Theater, ACM/IEEE International Conference on High- Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC), Portland, OR, November 2009.
  • Green Supercomputing Comes of Age, HPC China, Changsha, China, October 2009. Keynote Talk.
  • Optimizing Efficiency in Emerging Chip Multiprocessors: Multi-Core, Call, and GPGPU, HPC Adoption '09, Burlingame, CA, May 2009.
  • Green Networking: Does It Really Matter?, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) Workshop on Communication Architectures for Clusters, Rome, Italy, May 2009.
  • Color Me Green! Color Me Fast!, 2009 Conference on High Speed Computing, Gleneden Beach, OR, April 2009. Keynote Talk.

2008

  • The Origin, Evolution, and Application of mpiBLAST for Parallel Sequence Search, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, October 2008.
  • Massively Parallel Sequence-Search with mpiBLAST: From Research to Production, IBM, Philadelphia, PA, September 2008. Endnote Talk.
  • Green Computing Comes of Age, HPC User Forum, Tucson, AZ, September 2008.
  • Parallel Sequence Search with mpiBLAST, IBM Life Sciences Virtual Expo, April 2008.
  • The Power in Being Low Power, EDS Data Center Design Charrette, Plano, TX, February 2008. Dinner Keynote Talk.

2007

  • Ethernet vs. Ethernot: Fad or Fashion?, 16th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Honolulu, HI, August 2007.
  • iSERViCE: A 21st Century Cyberinfrastructure for Commerce, Research, and Education, Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) Roundtable, South Boston, VA, September 2007.
  • The Power in Being Low Power, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, April 2007.
  • The Power in Being Low Power, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, March 2007.
  • The Evolution of Power-Aware Systems, Merrill Lynch Corporation, New York, NY, March 2007.

2005

  • The Evolution of Power-Aware, High-Performance Clusters: From the Datacenter to the Desktop, APC & Microsoft InfraStruXure User Group (Inaugural Meeting), Microsoft Technology Center – Silicon Valley, Mountain View, CA, November 2005.
  • The Evolution o fPower-Aware, High-Performance Clusters: From the Datacenter to the Desktop, System Research Seminar Series, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, April 2005.
  • The Evolution of Power-Aware, High-Performance Clusters: From the Datacenter to the Desktop, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) Workshop on High-Performance, Power-Aware Computing, Denver, CO, April 2005. Keynote Talk.
  • Frontiers in High-End Computing, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, March 2005. University-Wide Talk, Hosted by Provost.

2004

  • Green Destiny: A 240-Node Energy-Efficient Supercomputer in Five Square Feet, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, October 2004.

2003

2002

  • Green Destiny: Energy-Efficient Supercomputing, 15th Annual E-Source Forum, Colorado Springs, CO, November 2002.
  • Systems & Network Research for Grids, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, October 2002.
  • Green Destiny: A 240-Node Compute Cluster in One Cubic Meter, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (also broadcast over the Internet via the Access Grid), Urbana, IL, October 2002.
  • Green Destiny: A 240-Node Compute Cluster in One Cubic Meter, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, September 2002.
  • The Future of High-Performance Networking, Rice U., Houston, TX, January 2002.
  • High-Performance Networking Research: Issues for Today's & Tomorrow's High-Performance Computing Environments, DOE Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing, Reston, VA, January 2002.
  • High-Speed Network Monitoring & Measurement with Commodity Parts
    Rice University (Jan. 2002).
  • The Future of High-Performance Networking
    Workshop on New Visions for Large-Scale Networks: Research & Applications (Mar. 2001), Rice University (Jan. 2002).
  • High-Speed Measurement and Monitoring with Commodity Parts, Rice U., Houston, TX, January 2002.
  • High-Speed Network Monitoring and Measurement with Commodity Parts, DARPA Next-Generation Internet, McLean, VA, January 2002.

2001

  • The Software Metaphor for LAN PHY ≠ WAN PHY: Why High-Speed Networking in Clusters ≠ High-Speed Networking in Grids, 10-Gigabit Ethernet Workshop, San Diego Supercomputing Center, San Diego, CA, October 2001.
  • The Software Metaphor for LAN PHY <> WAN PHY:
    Why High-Speed Networking in Clusters <> High-Speed Networking in Grids

    10-Gigabit Ethernet Workshop (Oct. 2001).
  • The Future of High-Performance Networking, Workshop on New Visions for Large-Scale Networks: Research & Applications, Vienna, VA, March 2001. (Sponsors: Federal Large Scale Networking Working Group, DARPA, DOE, NASA, NIST, NLM, NSF.)
  • The Failure of TCP over High-Performance Computational Grids, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, January 2001.

2000

1999

  • Network Interface Cards as First-Class Citizens, The Ohio State U., Columbus, OH, November 1999.