Murali Annavaram has been a faculty member in the Ming-Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California since 2007. He currently holds the Robert G. and Mary G. Lane Early Career Chair, and his research focuses on energy efficiency and reliability in computing platforms with a focus on energy efficient sensor management for body area sensor networks for real-time, continuous health monitoring. He also has an active research group focused on computer systems architecture exploring reliability challenges in the future CMOS technologies.

Selected Publications

[MICRO] G. Koo*, K. Matam*, Te I, K. Narra*, Jing Li, H. Tseng, S. Swanson, and M. Annavaram. Flash-Summarizer: Trading Communication with Computing Near Storage. In proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Microarchitecture, Oct 2017.

[IISWC] S. Lee* and M. Annavaram. Wireless Body Area Networks: Where Does the Energy Go?. In proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Nov 2012. (Best Paper Award Nominee)

[COMM] U. Mitra, A. Emken, S. Lee, M. Li, V. Rozgic, G. Thatte, H. Vathsangam, D. Zois, M. Levorato, M. Annavaram, S, Narayanan and D. Spruijt-Metz, G Sukhatme. KNOWME: A Case Study in Wireless Body Area Sensor Network Design. In IEEE Communication Magazine, Vol 50, no. 5, March 2012

[TECS] G. Thatte, M. Li, S. Lee*, A. Emken, S. Narayanan, U. Mitra, D. Spruijt-Metz and M. Annavaram. KNOWME: An Energy-Efficient and Multimodal Body Area Sensing System for Physical Activity Monitoring. ACM Transactions in Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), Special Issue on Wireless Health Systems. Vol. 11, no. S2, August 2012

Murali Annavaram

Associate Professor of Ming Hsieh Department of EE

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