Daniel J. Sorin

W. H. Gardner Jr. Associate Professor

  Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Duke University

Box 90291

Tel: 919-660-5439

Durham, NC 27708-0291

Fax: 919-660-5293

Office: 209C Hudson Hall

Email: Email Address of Daniel Sorin




Current Projects and Research Interests    

    Research Links

    WWW Computer Architecture Page

    Duke Architecture

  • Architectural support for managing precision and accuracy in scientific computing

    Duke's Pratt School of Engineering

  • Architectures and memory system design for processors with heterogeneous cores



    Multifacet GEMS simulation infrastructure

Curriculum Vitae

I'm co-chairing (with Milo Martin) the selection committee for IEEE Micro's Top Picks for 2015.   

I'm on the PC for ISCA 2015 and HPCA 2016.




Spring 2015: ECE/CS 554: Fault Tolerant and Testable Computing Systems (old number ECE 254 / CS 225)

Some Recently Taught Courses

Fall 2014: ECE 250 / CS 250: Computer Architecture  

Spring 2014: ECE 652 / CS 650: Advanced Computer Architecture II (old number: ECE 259 / CS 221)

Fall 2013: ECE 552 / CS 550: Advanced Computer Architecture I  (old number: ECE 252 / CS 220)

Spring 2013: ECE 250 / CS 250: Computer Architecture

Fall 2012: ECE 250: Computer Architecture (old number was ECE 52, but new topic)

Spring 2012: ECE 152: Introduction to Computer Architecture

Fall 2011: ECE 254 / CPS 225: Fault Tolerant and Testable Computing Systems




George Mappouras

Luwa Matthews  

Sean Murray

Alfredo Velasco

Weidan Wu

Martha Barker

Yaqi Zhang


Graduated PhDs

Fred Bower, PhD 2010 (IBM)

Blake Hechtman, PhD 2014 (first position: Oracle)

Adam Jacobvitz, PhD 2014 (first position: SanDisk)

Tong Li, PhD 2005 (first position: Intel Research)

Anita Lungu, PhD 2009

Albert Meixner, PhD 2008 (first position: NVidia)

Ralph Nathan, PhD 2015 (first position: Google)

Bogdan Romanescu, PhD 2010 (first position: Microsoft)

Meng Zhang, PhD 2013 (first position: Oracle)


Graduated Masters Advisees

Moky Cheung, MS 2004

Jiayu (Tom) Gong, MS 2014

John Ingalls, MS 2012

Jennifer Miller, MS 2005

Morakinyo Olugbade, MS 2011

Nathan Sadler, MS 2006


Graduated Pratt Fellow Undergraduate Researchers

Michael Bauer, BSE 2008

Derek Hower, BSE 2006

John Ingalls, BSE 2011




PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002 

MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998

BSE, Duke University, 1996

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