Biography

Starting in Fall 2015, Daniel Wong will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Riverside. His research spans Computer Architecture, High Performance Computing, and Runtime Systems. Current focuses are on energy efficient computing systems from datacenter scale to micro-architectures.

Daniel is currently a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC) working with Professor Murali Annavaram in the Super Computing In Pocket (SCIP) Research Group. He was supported through the Provost’s PhD Fellowship Program. He earned his BS in Computer Engineering and Computer Science and MS in Electrical Engineering, all at USC.

In the past he also worked on Cyber Security and Non-volatile memory management at Lawrence Livermore National Labs and Emerging Non-volatile memory architecture at Samsung Semiconductor. While at USC, he also worked on applications of Embedded Systems for Robots, and Pinball machines.

Education

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

PhD in Electrical Engineering, expected Summer 2015
Thesis: Energy Proportional Computing for Multi-core and Many-core Servers
Advisor: Professor Murali Annavaram
USC Provost’s Fellowship
GPA: 4.0

MS in Electrical Engineering, May 2011
GPA: 4.0

BS in Computer Engineering/Computer Science with Honors, August 2009
Rose Hills Foundation Scholarship
Cumulative GPA: 3.69 Major GPA: 3.74