Dr. Cong (Callie) Hao is an assistant professor in ECE at Georgia Tech, where she currently holds the Sutterfield Family Early Career Professorship. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the School from 2020-2021 and also worked as a postdoctoral researcher in ECE at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2018-2020. She received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Waseda University in 2017, and the M.S. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Dr. Hao believes in the power of software/hardware co-design. Her primary research interests lie in the joint area of efficient hardware design and machine learning algorithms. She is passionate about reconfigurable and high-efficiency computing and building useful electronic design automation tools.
Dr. Hao is a big fan of outdoor activities, especially mountain climbing, long distance hiking, cycling, and running. She is also a passionate but amateur Judo player.
- Reconfigurable computing and FPGA accelerators
- Hardware-aware machine learning (GNNs, DNNs)
- Electronic design automation (HLS)
- Amazon Research Award, 2022
- Best Paper Nomination, IEEE ASAP, 2022
- Sony Faculty Innovation Award, Sony Group Corp, 2022
- Best Paper Award, ACM GLSVLSI, 2021