Ke Wang

Research Scientist
Center for Automata Processing
Department of Computer Science
University of Virginia
Supervisor: Kevin Skadron
kewang at virginia dot edu


Curriculum Vitae

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Research Interests

• Hardware accelerated data mining
• Parallel computing
• Design automation
• Heterogeneous architecture
• Heuristic/approximate algorithm for large-scale optimization
• Power distribution network modeling and optimization

Selected publications

Hardware accelerated data mining

Ke Wang and Kevin Skadron. "Cellular Automata on the Micron Automata Processor"
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA. Techinical Report: #CS-2015-03, April 2015 [pdf]

Ke Wang, Yanjun Qi, Jeffrey J. Fox, Mircea Stan, and Kevin Skadron. "Association Rule Mining with the Micron Automata Processor"
29th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS’15 (Acceptance rate: 21.8%, 108 out of 496)

• Keira Zhou, Jeffrey J. Fox, Ke Wang , Donald E. Brown and Kevin Skadron. "Brill Tagging on the Micron Automata Processor"
IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2015).

Power-Distribution-Network Modeling and Optimization

• Runjie Zhang, Ke Wang, Brett H. Meyer, Mircea Stan, and Kevin Skadron. "Architecture Implications of Pads as a Scarce Resource"
In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), Jun. 2014[pdf] (Acceptance rate: 17.8%, 46 out of 258)

Ke Wang, Brett H. Meyer, Runjie Zhang, Mircea Stan, and Kevin Skadron. "Walking Pads: Managing C4 Placement for Transient Voltage Noise Minimization."
In the Proceedings of the Design Automation Conference (DAC), Jun. 2014 [pdf] (Acceptance rate: 22.1%, 174 out of 787)

Ke Wang, Brett H. Meyer, Runjie Zhang, Kevin Skadron, and Mircea Stan. "Walking Pads: Fast Power-Supply Pad-Placement Optimization."
In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Jan. 2014. [pdf] (Acceptance rate: 31.5%, 108 out of 343) Best Paper Candidate!

Numerical Methods

Ke Wang, Wei Xue, Hai-Xiang Lin, Shi-Ming Xu, Wei-Min Zheng. "Updating preconditioner for iterative method in time domain simulation of power systems."
Science China: Technological Sciences, 2011, 54(4): 1024-1034 (SCI, Impact Factor[2013]=1.113)

• Shi-Ming Xu, Wei Xue, Ke Wang, Hai-Xiang Lin. "Generating Approximate Inverse Preconditioners for Sparse Matrices using CUDA and GPGPU."
Journal of Algorithms and Computational Technology, 2011, 5(3): 475-500.

• Shi-Ming Xu, Hai-Xiang Lin, Ke Wang, Wei Xue. "Utilizing CUDA for preconditioned GMRES solvers."
Proc. 8th Int’l Symp. on Distributed Computing and Applications to Business, Engineering and Sciences (DCABES 2009), Huhan, China: 8-12.

Physics

Ke Wang, Yang-Xin Yu, Guang-Hua Gao. "Density functional study on the structural and thermodynamic properties of aqueous DNA-electrolyte solution in the framework of cell model."
Journal of Chemical Physics, 2008, 128: 185101 (SCI, Impact Factor[2013]=3.122)

Ke Wang, Yang-Xin Yu, Guang-Hua Gao, et al. "Preferential interaction between DNA and small ions in mixed-size counterion systems: Monte Carlo simulation and density functional study."
Journal of Chemical Physics, 2007, 126(13): 135102 (SCI, Impact Factor[2013]=3.122)

Ke Wang, Yang-Xin Yu, Guang-Hua Gao, et al. "Density-functional theory and Monte Carlo simulation study on the electric double layer around DNA in mixed-size counterion systems."
Journal of Chemical Physics, 2005, 123(23): 234904 (SCI, Impact Factor[2013]=3.122)

Ke Wang, Yang-Xin Yu, Guang-Hua Gao. "Density functional study on the structures and thermodynamic properties of small ions around polyanionic DNA."
Physical Review E, 2004, 70: 011912 (SCI, Impact Factor[2013]=2.326)

Ke Wang, Shu-mei Wang, Yang-xin Yu. "Prediction of properties of charged semipermeable membranes using density functional theory."
Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), 2005, 45(9): 1251-1254 (EI)

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