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Current Ph.D. Students


Ruben Purdy

Research Topic:   

     Hardware Security

     Machine Learning


Christopher Nigh

Research Topic:

     Yield Learning


Prabhu Vellaisamy

Research Topic:

     Unary Computing

     Neuromorphic Computing




Wei Li

Research Topic:

      Design for Test

      Machine Learning 

Advanced   Chip   
Test  Laboratory.

The Advanced Chip Test Laboratory (ACTL) at Carnegie Mellon University develops and implements data-mining techniques for improving the security, operation, design, manufacturing and testing of integrated systems. Our research involves data-mining algorithm development, data analysis, chip design, testing and diagnosis in collaboration with various industrial partners that currently include Google, Broadcom, Qualcomm and GlobalFoundries. The founder and head of ACTL is Prof. Shawn Blanton.

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