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Our lab has a Physics-to-Systems focus that aims to exploit unique features of novel materials and phenomena to design and experimentally prototype efficient electronic circuits and architectures. Our philosophy is that such an interdisciplinary approach that connects materials, devices and circuits to architectures and algorithms is essential in the new era of electronics that will be driven by heterogeneous systems in domain-specific contexts. This is in stark contrast to the Moore’s Law-driven era that has been about optimizing and improving a single device, the field-effect transistor, to deliver more powerful computing systems. The new era of electronics calls for a new kind of engineer who needs to be deep in one field but also broad enough to be able to make connections to related disciplines.

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 Research Areas

We extend algorithms and architectures that match features of emerging hardware to cater to the needs of computation.
Designing efficient circuits with new functionalities often involves mapping materials directly to applications.
We seek to translate emerging materials and phenomena into physics-based circuit models to design benchmark circuits.

 Recent News

April 28, 2021

for contributions to the theory and practice of low barrier nanomagnets for probabilistic computing 

April 27, 2021

Sanaaya Lakdawala joins the OPUS Lab. 

April 1, 2021

Waiting for Quantum Computing? Try Probabilistic Computing

(Illustration by Serge Bloch)

March 25, 2021

Double-Free Layer MTJ concept appears in Physical Review Applied as Editor's Suggestion.

See the additional APS Physics coverage.


March 30, 2021

 "Naturally Probabilistic" Computing is highlighted by Purdue and UCSB ECE.  

(Illustration by Gwen Keraval)

December 19, 2020

Navid Anjum Aadit joins our team as a PhD student. 

November 24, 2020

Avinash Parampalli joins our team.

August 20, 2020

UCSB Computer Engineering spotlights Kerem Camsari's OPUS Lab.

August 20, 2020

Kerem gives a virtual invited talk at the 31st Magnetic Recording Conference August 17-20, 2020 on "Probabilistic Computing using Stochastic Magnetic Tunnel Junctions".