In depth coverage of several advanced computer architecture topics including, but not limited to: Advanced Microarchitecutres, Parallel Archiectures, Interconnection Networks, Virtualization, Security, Emerging Technologies, Hardware Specialization, I/O & Storage Systems.


Compsci 550/ECE 552 or equivalent. Operating systems is a big plus, but not strictly required. Please see the instructor if you have any questions about your background.

Meeting Time & Location

Lecture: Monday, Wednesday 10:05am - 11:20am, B102 LSRC
Office Hours: Wednesday 3:00-4:00


Alvin R. Lebeck
Email: alvy AT
Office: D308 Levine Science Research Center

Discussion Forum

Probably Piazza if we need one, not sure yet.