Associate Professor, CSE
Computer architecture, immersive machine intelligence.
Esmaeilzadeh is a computer architecture expert whose work focuses on designing next-generation systems to accelerate emerging applications. He aims to make immersive machine intelligence a reality by bridging the gap between algorithms and innovative hardware technologies through fullstack solutions. He is the founding director of the Alternative Computing Technologies Lab.
Esmaeilzadeh was an assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology before joining UC San Diego in 2017. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. His work has been recognized by four Communications of the ACM (CACM) Research Highlights, four IEEE Micro Top Picks, one honorable mention in IEEE Micro Top Picks, one nomination for CACM Research Highlights, and a Distinguished Paper award in HPCA 2016. He has received the Air Force Young Investigator Award (2017), CoC Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award (2017), Google Research Faculty Award (2016 and 2014), Microsoft Research Award (2016), Qualcomm Research Award (2016), and Lockheed Inspirational Young Faculty Award(2016).