Technical Panels and Workshops Chair
Michel A. Kinsy
Assistant Professor, Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University
Michel A. Kinsy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University (BU), where he directs the Adaptive and Secure Computing Systems (ASCS) Laboratory. He focuses his research on computer architecture, hardware-level security, and neural network accelerator designs. Dr. Kinsy is an MIT Presidential Fellow, the 2018 IEEE MWSCAS Myril B. Reed Best Paper Award Recipient, DFT’17 Best Paper Award Finalist, and FPL’11 Tools and Open-Source Community Service Award Recipient. Dr. Kinsy earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2013 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His doctoral work in algorithms to emulate and control large-scale power systems at the microsecond resolution inspired further research by the MIT spin-off Typhoon HIL, Inc. Before joining the BU faculty, Dr. Kinsy was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Systems at the University of Oregon, where he directed the Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems (CAES) Laboratory. From 2013 to 2014, he was a Member of the Technical Staff at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory.