UCSB Engineering

Frederic Chong

Professor

Computer Science

Frederic Chong

Contacts

Department of Computer Science
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5110

tel: (805) 893-4143
fax: (805) 893-8553
chong@cs.ucsb.edu

Personal web site

Research Description

His current research focuses on novel computing technologies, architectural support for computer security and reliability, next-generation embedded systems, and the environmental impact of computing systems.

Research Groups

Biography

Prof. Chong joined UC Davis in 1997 as an assistant professor and became a Chancellor's fellow and associate professor in 2000. He joined UCSB as a professor of Department of Computer Science in 2005 and became Director of Computer Engineering in 2007. In 2007, he also became the founding director of the Greenscale Center for Energy-Efficient Computing, part of the UCSB Institute for Energy Efficiency. Dr. Chong is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award and the DARPATech most significant technical achievement award. His research interests span energy-efficient computing, sustainable computing, computer architecture, computer security and reliability, parallel computing, embedded computing, emerging technologies, and quantum computing.

Affiliations

  • Computer Engineering Program
  • CNSI Center for Spintronics and Quantum Computation

Awards/Honors

  • DARPATech Significant Technical Achievement Award, 2002
  • UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow, 2002
  • NSF CAREER Award, 1998

Selected Publications

See complete list of publications
  • Quantum Memory Hierarchies: Efficient Designs to Match Available Parallelism in Quantum Computing, International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-33), 2006, Darshan D. Thaker, Tzvetan S. Metodi, Andrew Cross, Isaac L. Chuang and Frederic T. Chong, web link
  • Temporal Search: Detecting Hidden Malware Timebombs with Virtual Machines, 12th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS XII), 2006, Jedidiah R. Crandall, Gary Wassermann, Daniela A. S. de Oliveira, Zhendong Su, S. Felix Wu, and Frederic T. Chong
  • A Quantum Logic Array Microarchitecture: Scalable Quantum Data Movement and Computation, International Symposium on Microarchitecture, 2005, Tzvetan S. Metodi, Darshan D. Thaker, Andrew W. Cross, Frederic T. Chong, and Isaac L. Chuang, web link
  • On Deriving Unknown Vulnerabilities from Zero-Day Polymorphic and Metamorphic Worm Exploits, 12th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 2005, Jedidiah R. Crandall, Zhendong Su, S. Felix Wu, and Frederic T. Chong, web link
  • Efficient Orchestration of Sub-Word Parallelism in Media Processors, Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures, 2004, John Oliver, Venkatesh Akella, and Frederic T. Chong, web link
  • Minos: Control Data Attack Prevention Orthogonal to Memory Model, International Symposium on Microarchitecture., 2004, Jedidiah R. Crandall and Frederic T. Chong, web link
  • Synchroscalar: A Multiple Clock Domain, Power-Aware, Tile-Based Embedded Processor, International Symposium on Computer Architecture, 2004, John Oliver, Ravishankar Rao, Paul Sultana, Jedidiah Crandall, Erik Czernikowski, Leslie Jones IV, Diana Franklin, Venkatesh Akella, Frederic T. Chong, web link
  • Building Quantum Wires: The Long and the Short of it, International Symposium on Computer Architecture, 2003, Mark Oskin, Frederic T. Chong, Isaac Chuang, and John Kubiatowicz, web link
  • The Effect of Communication Costs in Solid-State Quantum Computing Architectures, Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures, 2003, Dean Copsey, Mark Oskin, Frederic T. Chong, and Isaac Chuang, web link
  • A Practical Architecture for Reliable Quantum Computers, IEEE Computer, 2002, Mark Oskin, Frederic T. Chong, and Isaac Chuang, web link