Alvin R. Lebeck

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Professor of Computer Science

Computer Systems Engineering with a focus on computer architecture, nano-scale systems, memory system, energy efficient computing, and multiprocessors.

Appointments and Affiliations
  • Professor of Computer Science
  • Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Contact Information:

  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1995
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1991
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1989

Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests:

Computer architecture and its intersection with systems and tools, particularly with respect to memory system design and analysis for both serial and parallel architectures. Architectures for emerging nanotechnologies. Energy efficient computing.


Computer Architecture
Computer Engineering
Nanoscale/microscale computing systems

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

    Courses Taught:
    • COMPSCI 590: Advanced Topics in Computer Science
    • ECE 250L: Computer Architecture
    • ECE 552: Advanced Computer Architecture I

    Representative Publications: (More Publications)
      • Pang, J; Dwyer, C; Lebeck, AR, More is Less, Less is More: Molecular-Scale Photonic NoC Power Topologies (2015), pp. 283-296 [abs].
      • Pang, J; Dwyer, C; Lebeck, AR, mNoC: Large Nanophotonic Network-on-Chip Crossbars with Molecular Scale Devices, ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC) (2015) [abs].
      • Agrawal, SR; Pistol, V; Pang, J; Tran, JJ; Tarjan, D; Lebeck, AR, Rhythm: Harnessing data parallel hardware for server workloads, International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems - ASPLOS (2014), pp. 19-34 [10.1145/2541940.2541956] [abs].
      • Pang, J; Lebeck, AR; Dwyer, CL, Modeling and simulation of a nanoscale optical computing system, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol 74 no. 6 (2014), pp. 2470-2483 [10.1016/j.jpdc.2013.07.006] [abs].
      • Pang, J; Dwyer, C; Lebeck, AR, Exploiting emerging technologies for nanoscale photonic Networks-on-Chip, Sixth International Workshop on Network on Chip Architectures (NoCArc-13) (2013), pp. 53-58 [abs].