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ICE in the TOP 10 of the Institute Olympiad

The ICE joined the RWTH & FH Aachen Institute Olympiad for the second time. In several games, the participants had to finish the challenges as a team.

"Participating in fun games such as axe throwing and truck tire rolling, we managed to collect enough points to get into the top 10 of all institutes!" Niko Zurstraßen.
"A really fun team-building activity." Nils Bosbach.

"Great to…

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Neureka Advances to Second Round of SPRIN-D Challenge

ICE is proud to announce its participation in the SPRIN-D Challenge for "New Computing Concepts", phase 2 with its Neureka team. Out of 14 international teams in the first round, ICE is one that advanced to the second round of the competition with its proposal to research a disruptive computing concept. The project aims to develop a system-level compiler-architecture co-optimization…

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ICE presents AIRCHITECT at DATE 2023

Moritz Joseph and Ananda Samajdar presented their paper "AIRCHITECT: Learning Custom Architecture Design and Mapping Space" at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) conference in Antwerpen.

The paper proposes a novel approach to custom architecture design and mapping space exploration, which typically involves costly iterations of simulations and heuristic tools. Instead,…

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EDIH Rheinland Kickoff

To enable SMEs to use AI and thereby create efficient and intelligent business processes, the EDIH Rheinland consortium was founded. The network pursues the goal of bringing AI solutions and the knowledge required for their application to SMEs through cross-industry consulting. Digital development and economic strengthening of the Rhineland region are the focus. We are looking…

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ICE starts InnovationSprint 2023 project

ICE is proud to acquire one of the InnovationSprint 2023 projects to boost the technology-readiness level of its neuromorphic systems. Neuromorphic computing systems offer disruptive efficiency gains by a factor of 10-100 over conventional technology. These are achieved through a paradigm shift in computing hardware. The core innovation of neuromorphic chips are memristors, novel…

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Team Neureka from ICE wins RWTH Innovation Award 2023

The team Neureka (Felix Staudigl, Rebecca Pelke and Jan Moritz Joseph) took first place with a Software Development Kit für neuromorphic AI-Chips in Edge-Applications. Neureka aims to bring neuromorphic computing to everyone's devices and created a hardware and software development kit to make neuromorphic computing systems more accessible for device makers. The kit integrates…

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New Project: Neureka SPRIN-D

To implement our visions for the future - from autonomous driving and computer-aided drug development to intelligent control of countless renewable energy sources - fundamentally new computing concepts will have to be found. New application scenarios also place new demands on computing hardware that can only be implemented inadequately with current computer architectures. For…

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ICE presents neuromorphic computing at VLSID 2023

Dr. Joseph from ICE and Dr. Bolzani-Poehls from IDS presented a tutorial the 36th VLSID conference in Hyderabad, India in January 2023. The speakers introduced RWTH’s research on neuromorphic computing, including ICE’s architectures and compilers as well as IDS’s methods for reliability and testing. We discussed the prospect and challenge of analog computing-in-memory systems with…

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New book: Logic locking: A practical approach to secure hardware.

Dominik Sisejkovic (former ICE member) and Rainer Leupers have published a new book titled "Logic locking: A practical approach to secure hardware". The book offers novel insights into hardware integrity protection with logic locking, a prominent hardware obfuscation technique. The core topics addressed in this book are:

  • What is logic locking and how has it evolved?
  • What…

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ICE joins Professor-Team at Unicup 2022

Prof. Gacanin and Lennart Reimann joined the ET-Lions Professor-Team to represent the faculty of electrical engineering at this year's ice-hockey university cup!

We would like to thank all spectators for the marvelous support. See you next year at the next Unicup!

 

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