J. (Ram) Ramanujam
Director, Center for Computation and Technology

Floating Point Systems Endowed Chair in Computational Methods

John E. and Beatrice L. Ritter Distinguished Professor (ECE)

Center for Computation and Technology
2027E Digital Media Center
CCT Office:    +1 225-578-7877
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Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA    E-mail:    r a m {@} cct.lsu.edu

ECE Division
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

ECE Div. EECS:
   +1 225-578-5241

 
Quick Links

Journl of Parallel and Distributed Computing -- Special Issue on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High-Performance Computing (Volume 74/Issue 12, 2014)

Course Offerings: Louisiana State University (LSU)

29th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2015), Hyderabad, India, May 25-29, 2015.

Compilers for Parallel Computing (CPC'15), Imperial College, London, UK, January 7-9, 2015.

WOLFHPC: Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High-Performance Computing (at SC14), New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2014.

Co-HPC 2014: First International Workshop on Hardware-Software Co-Design for High Performance Computing (at SC14), New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2014.

 

Research

 
Research Interests

Compiler optimizations for high performance computers: GPUs, multicore, accelerators.
Embedded systems: compilers, design, processors
Parallel computing: architecture, algorithms, software
Computer architecture
Compilers, operating systems and architectures for low power
Hardware synthesis and optimization: behavioral-level, logic-level
Software

PLUTO - An automatic parallelizer and locality optimizer for multicores   Download PLUTO

CUDA version of PLUTO:   Download Pluto 0.6.2-CUDA (BETA)

PTile -- A parallel parametric tiling software for imperfectly nested loops   PTile website  (See download details there in)

PrimeTile -- A parametric multi-level tiler for imperfect loop nests  

TCE - Tensor Contraction Engine

Publications

h-index:   40.     i10-index:   102.     g-index:   65.

Google Scholar Citations (J. Ramanujam)

Libra (J. Ramanujam)

Recent Publications (most in pdf)

Full List of Publications (some pdf included)

Publications (from Google Scholar)

Recent Articles (from Google Scholar)

Publications (from DBLP)

Publications (another link to DBLP)

Selected Recent Publications

 

Research Links

LSU Council on Research

 

Selected Awards

Ritter Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering, 2005-present.

Floating Point Systems Endowed Chair in Computational Methods, 2014-present.

LSU Rainmaker, 2008; 2009.

Best Paper Award (Applications Track) for "Efficient Synthesis of Out-of-core Algorithms Using a Nonlinear Optimization Solver," (authors: S. Krishnan, S. Krishnamoorthy, G. Baumgartner, C. Lam, J. Ramanujam, and P. Sadayappan) at the 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (2004 IPDPS Conference), Santa Fe, April 2004.

Best Paper Award (Systems) for "Data Locality Optimization for Synthesis of Efficient Out-of-Core Algorithms," (authors: S. Krishnan, S. Krishnamoorthy, G. Baumgartner, D. Cociorva, C. Lam, P. Sadayappan, J. Ramanujam, D. Bernholdt, and V. Choppella) at the International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 03), December 2003.

 

Distinguished Visitor, IEEE Computer Society, 2001-2003.

 

NSF Young Investigator Award, 1994.

Recent graduates

Current students

WOLFHPC: Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High-Performance Computing (at SC14), Full-Day Workshop at SC14, New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2014

WOLFHPC: Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High-Performance Computing (at SC13), Full-Day Workshop at SC13, Denver, CO, November 2013

WOLFHPC: Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High-Performance Computing (at SC12), Workshop at SC12, Salt Lake City, UT, November 16, 2012;  Program

PPoPP 2012: 17th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, February 25-29, 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA (co-located with HPCA-18). Submissions site: https://www.softconf.com/c/ppopp2012/

Tutorials and Workshops:

Summer Schools:

Teaching

 


Recent Courses
Spring 2014: EE 4702: High-Level Synthesis and Embedded Systems Fall 2013: EE 7700: Program Optimization Using Polyhedral Models
Spring 2013: EE 7785: Parallelizing Compilers Fall 2012: EE 4702: High-Level Synthesis and Embedded Systems
Spring 2012: EE 4702: Software Optimizations Fall 2011: EE 7700: Performance Optimization of Applications on GPUs (PDF)
Spring 2011: EE 7780: Software Design Principles Fall 2010: EE 7785: Compiler Optimizations
Spring 2010: EE 4702: High-Level Synthesis Fall 2009: EE 7000: Software Optimizations for Multicore
Spring 2009: EE 4760: Introduction to Compiler Optimizations Fall 2008: EE 7785: Compiler Optimizations
Spring 2008: EE 4702: High-Level Synthesis & Embedded Systems Fall 2007: EE 7785: Compiler Optimizations
Spring 2007: EE 4760: Introduction to Compiler Optimizations Fall 2006: EE 7000: Embedded Systems
Spring 2006: EE 7000: High-Level Synthesis Fall 2005: EE 7785: Compiler Optimizations
Spring 2005: EE 4760: Introduction to Compiler Optimizations Fall 2004: EE 7700: Architectures & Algorithms for Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Spring 2004: EE 7700: Energy Aware Computing Systems Fall 2003: EE 4702: High Level Synthesis

Fall 2003: EE 7700-1: Compiler Optimizations

Spring 2003: EE 7700: Embedded Systems  

 
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