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    PRiME Theme Leader Awarded RAE Fellowship

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    Many congratulations to Prof. Alex Yakovlev of Newcastle University, leader of PRiME research theme 1, who has recently been awarded a fellowship of the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering. Alex has been recognised for his significant contribution to the theory and practice of asynchronous digital design. His contributions have had a major impact in both […]

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    PRiME releases another free software tool – “KOCL”

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    PRiME has made available another free, open source software tool developed as part of its research activities. KOCL (“KAPow for OpenCL”) is PRiME’s automated tool flow for generating FPGA designs capable of accelerating OpenCL kernel execution whilst reporting their own power consumption. The tool was created by PRiME researchers at Imperial College as part of […]

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    PRiME research presented at TechWorks Conference

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    The NMI and its parent organisation, TechWorks, organised a one day event at the University of Warwick on 13th September, called “High Performance Digital Systems and Applications Conference”. The conference was held at the International Digital Laboratory, part of the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick. The event addressed the increasingly widespread use […]

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    PRiME leads session at UKESF workshop

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    Two of the PRiME team, Gerry Scott and Charlie Leech, attended the UKESF scholars’ workshop at the University of York on Wednesday 6th September to present a session on UK research in general and the PRiME programme specifically. The UK Electronics Skills Foundation encourages young people to study electronics and pursue careers in the sector. […]

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    PRiME Research Featured in IEEE Computer Magazine

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    PRiME’s collaborative research has been featured in the latest issue of the prestigious IEEE Computer Magazine (August 2017). The article describes the work performed by three of PRiME’s research institutes, led by Newcastle University, studying the interplay between the performance, energy, and reliability (PER) of parallel-computing systems. It describes methods supporting the meaningful crossplatform analysis […]

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    PRiME shares its research worldwide

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    Researchers working on the PRiME project are always keen to share our research progress and latest findings with others, whether fellow academic researchers or industrialists. We believe that this helps to develop future collaborations as well as advancing the overall technical progress in our field of work. The last few months have been particularly busy […]

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    PRiME PhD Student Awarded HiPEAC internship with Samsung

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    James Bantock, one of PRiME’s PhD students, has been awarded a HiPEAC grant to support a four month internship with Samsung. HiPEAC (“High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation”) is an EU funded project that acts as a hub for European researchers in computing systems and consists of around 1,500 specialists in 39 countries. HiPEAC […]

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    PRiME explains its research to the general public

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    Explaining advanced electronics/computer science research to the general public can be challenging! However, an important part of PRiME’s remit is to explain to a wider audience what our publicly funded research is trying to achieve and how the research is progressing. To do this effectively, especially to an audience of mainly late primary/early secondary age […]

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    PRiME Theme Leader awarded IEEE Fellowship

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    Congratulations to Prof. Alex Yakovlev of Newcastle University, leader of PRiME’s research theme 1, who has been elevated to an IEEE fellow. The award was recognition of Alex’s significant work in the field of the theory and design of asynchronous circuits. Alex was presented with the IEEE fellowship at the awards ceremony at the DATE […]

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    PRiME makes an impact at DATE2017

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    Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) is the leading European exhibition and conference on all aspects of research into technologies for electronics and embedded system engineering. The 2017 event was held in Lausanne, Switzerland from 27-31 March. PRiME was well represented at the event and made the most of opportunities to share research progress […]