Conventional computing based on Von Neumann architecture has been shown to be approaching its limits in scalability and power consumption. If solved with contemporary machines, today’s applications in science and industry related to data analysis, pattern recognition and prediction would demand a huge computing power. In the era of ubiquitous sensing and data acquisition, a way to cheaply and power efficiently make sense of the collected ‘big data’ is of utmost importance. Here, human brain’s efficiency becomes the ultimate standard and inspiration for any future technology. Such trend of understanding the brain behavior is currently gaining a huge attention worldwide. At the sensors lab, students under the supervision of Prof. K.N. Salama are exploring new computing technologies miming the way our brains process and store data.
Program - Electrical Engineering
Division - Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering
Faculty Lab Link - https://cemse.kaust.edu.sa/sensors
Field of Study - Electrical Engineering, Computer science, physics, neurosciences
Khaled Nabil Salama
Desired Project Deliverables
Report of state of art brain inspired computers; Implementation of state of art; Exploration of neuromorphic architectures; Simulation and comparison of various alternatives.