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Zhangxi Tan

Associate Professor
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  • 个人简历BIOGRAPHY

    I am a leading expert and serial entrepreneur in the global RISC-V community. Serving as the chief architect, I led many commercial industry RISC-V microprocessor tapeouts in advanced technologies with several foundries.


  • 教育背景EDUCATION BACKGROUND

    University of California, Berkeley

    Postdoc Researcher in the ASPIRE lab                                        2013

     

    University of California, Berkeley

    PhD in Computer Science, minor in Management of Technology              2008 – 2013

    Advisor: Prof. David A. Patterson

     

    University of California, Berkeley                                      2005 – 2008

    Master in Computer Science

    Advisor: Prof. David A. Patterson

     

    Tsinghua University, China                                            2002 – 2005

    Master in Computer Science  

     

    Tsinghua University, China                                            1998 – 2002

    Bachelor in Electronics Engineering 

  • 学术背景ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
  • 工作经历PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School                           2023 - Now

    Adjunct Associate Professor

    Co-DirectorRISC-V International Open-Source Laboratory (RIOS)


    Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, Shenzhen                          2018 - 2023

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Co-DirectorRISC-V International Open-Source Laboratory (RIOS)

     

    RIVAI Technologies (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.                                 2018 - Now

    Founder and CEO

    Backed by notable VC firms

     

    OURS Technology Inc.                                                2017 - 2021

    Founder and CEO

    Acquired by Aurora Innovation, NASDAQ: AUR

     

    Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG)                                           2013 - 2017

    Founding Engineer

    Lead designer/architect of FlashBlade generating more than $1B revenue yearly

  • 学术任职ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

    · Board Member, RISC-V International                                                                       2020 - 2023                                                                  

    · Technical Steering Committee, RISC-V International                                                2020 - Now   



  • 额外职务ADDITIONAL POSITIONS
  • 学术职务ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • 访问经历VISITING EXPERIENCE
  • 业界经历INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCES
  • 学术兼职PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
  • 兼职情况AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
  • 社会兼职SOCIAL APPOINTMENTS
  • 会议组织CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION
  • 实习INTERNSHIP
  • 研究RESEARCH

    RESEARCH AREA

    My primary research is computer architecture and networks, microprocessor and VLSI designs, open-source RISC-V technologies and ecosystems, OpenEDA and PDK, non-volatile memory systems, SW/HW co-design and implementation of computer systems. 


    RESEARCH FUNDINGS

    Total external funding as PI or Co-PI: ¥ 105M, from Shenzhen Innovation fund (for RIOS) as well as notable industry companies, such as Analog Devices, Bytedance, Intel, Imagination, and ASR Microelectronics.


  • 研究及教学领域RESEARCH AND TEACHING AREAS
  • 研究领域及专长RESEARCH INTEREST AND EXPERTISE
  • 研究课题RESEARCH TOPIC
  • 研究项目RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • 研究成果RESEARCH RESULTS
  • 科研经历RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • 研究经费RESEARCH GRANTS
  • 荣誉和奖项HONORS & AWARDS

    Supervised Chip Design Competition Awards

    Xinze Wang, Guohua Yin, Yifei Zhu, CyberRio:  the world’s first RISC-V CPU designed using LLM, Efabless AI Generated Open-Source Silicon Design Challenge, June 2023 (the 2nd place winner)

     

    Yihai Zhang, GreenRio 2: A Linux-compatible RISC-V Processor Developed with A Fully Open-Source EDA Flow, the 1st place in the code-a-chip design competition, International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC-2023), San Francisco, CA, February 2023 


  • 专业服务PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
  • 学术服务ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • 高校服务UNIVERSITY SERVICE
  • 语言LANGUAGE
  • 教学TEACHING

    Readings in Computer Systems, TBSI, 2020-2023

    Advanced Micro Processor Processor Design, TBSI, 2020-2023


  • 课程COURSES
  • 硕士生&博士生指导MASTER'S & PHD ADVISING
  • 学术成果ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 成就(包括出版物、专利、特邀报告、演讲等)ACHIEVEMENTS (INCL. PUBLICATIONS,PATENTS, INVITED TALKS, LECTURES, ETC.)
  • 出版物与专利PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

      

    Derek Tu, Zhangxi Tan, RGen: A Tool for Generating Compiler, Simulator, and Application Support, Workshop on Computer Architecture Research with RISC-V (CARRV) , 2023 International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-2023), Orlando, FL, June 2023

     

    Ye Cao, Zhixuan Xu, Zhangxi Tan, QEMU-CAS: A Full-System Cycle-Accurate Simulation Framework based on QEMU, Cache Coherent Framework for RISC-V Many-core Systems, Workshop on Computer Architecture Research with RISC-V (CARRV) , 2023 International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-2023), Orlando, FL, June 2023

     

    Zexin Fu, Mingzi Wang, Yihai Zhang, Zhangxi Tan, Cache Coherent Framework for RISC-V Many-core Systems, Workshop on Computer Architecture Research with RISC-V (CARRV) , 2023 International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-2023), Orlando, FL, June 2023

     

    Yifei Zhu, Xinze Wang, Guohua Yin, Yihai Zhang, Zhengxuan Luan, Mingzi Wang, Peichen Guo, Xinlai Wan, Shenwei Hu, Dongyu Zhang, Qiaowen YangZhangxi Tan, GreenRio: A Linux-Compatible RISC-V Processor Designed for Open-Source EDA Implementations, RISC-V Summit Europe, Barcelona, June 2023

     

    Shenwei Hu, Xi Wang, Zhangxi Tan, Automatic Test Generation and Verification for RISC-V Vector Extension, RISC-V Global Summit, Santa Clara, CA, December 2022

     

    Yifei Zhu, Guohua Yin, Xinze Wang, Qiaowen Yang, Zhengxuan Luan, Yihai Zhang, Mingzi Wang, Peichen Guo, Xinlai Wan, Shenwei Hu, Dongyu Zhang, Yucheng Wang, WeiWei Chen, Lei Ren, Zhangxi Tan, GreenRio: A Modern RISC-V Microprocessor Completely Designed with An Agile Open-source EDA Flow, Workshop on Open-Source EDA Technology (WOSET) by International Conference on Computer-Aided DesignICCAD-2022), San Diego, CA, November 2022

    - Also appeared in a talk at RISC-V Day Japan, Yokohoma , November 2022

     

    Zhangxi Tan, Lin Zhang, David Patterson, Yi Li, PicoRio: An Open-Source, RISC-V Small-Board Computer to Elevate the RISC-V Software Ecosystem, Tsinghua Science and Technology, June 2021, 26(3): 384–386

     

    Zhangxi Tan, PicoRio: An Open-Source, RISC-V Small-Board Computer To Elevate The RISC-V Software Ecosystem, RISC-V Global Forum 2020, September 2020

     

    Zhangxi Tan, Zhenghao Qian, Xi Chen, Krste Asanovic, David Patterson, DIABLO: A Warehouse-Scale Computer Network Simulator using FPGAs, 20th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS-2015), Istanbul, Turkey, March 2015

     

    Zhangxi Tan, Andrew Waterman, Henry Cook, Sarah Bird, Krste Asanovic, David Patterson, A Case for FAME: FPGA Architecture Model Execution, International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-2010), Saint-Malo, France, June 2010


    Zhangxi Tan, Andrew Waterman, Rimas Avizienis, Yunsup Lee, Henry Cook, David Patterson, Krste Asanovic, RAMP Gold: An FPGA-based Architecture Simulator for Multiprocessors, in 47th Design Automation Conference (DAC'10), Anaheim, CA, June 2010

     

    Jonathan Ellithorpe, Zhangxi Tan, Randy Katz, Internet-in-a-Box: emulating data center network architectures using FPGAs, in 46th Design Automation Conference (DAC'09), Association for Computing Machinery, Inc., June 2009

     

    John Davis, Zhangxi Tan, Fang Yu, and Lintao Zhang, A Practical Reconfigurable Hardware Accelerator for Boolean Satisfiability Solvers, in 45th Design Automation Conference (DAC'08), Association for Computing Machinery, Inc., June 2008


    John D. Davis, Zhangxi Tan, Fang Yu, and Lintao Zhang, Designing an Efficient Hardware Implication Accelerator for SAT Solving, in International Conference on Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing (SAT'08), Springer, Guangzhou, China, May 2008

     

    PATENT

    Dr. Tan holds more than 30 US patents in professional fields such as microprocessor designs, hardware accelerators and flash memory systems. 


  • 报告与演讲TALKS & LECTURES
  • 活动ACTIVITIES
  • 毕业生ALUMNI
  • 学生和博士后STUDENTS AND POSTDOCS
  • 招生及博士后招聘OPENING