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Sven Thijssen

I am currently on the 2023-2024 academic job market and looking for tenure-track assistant professor position openings.

About me

Ph.D. student
Department of Computer Science
University of Central Florida

“Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.”
George Washington, First Annual Address, Friday, January 08, 1790

Sven Thijssen

Research

Emerging technologies, path-based computing (in-memory computing), flow-based computing (in-memory computing), technology mapping

Journal publications

  1. [TCAD’24] Thijssen, S., Rashed, M., Jha, S.K., and Ewetz, R. (2024). PATH: Evaluation of Boolean Logic using Path-based In-Memory Computing Systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems.
  2. [TCAD’23] Rashed, M. R. H., Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., Yao, F., & Ewetz, R. (2023). STREAM: Towards READ-based In-Memory Computing for Streaming Based Processing for Data-Intensive Applications. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems.
  3. [TCAD’21] Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2021). COMPACT: Flow-Based Computing on Nanoscale Crossbars with Minimal Semiperimeter and Maximum Dimension. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems.

Conference publications

  1. [DAC’24] Thijssen, S., Rashed, M., Jha, S., & Ewetz, R. Synthesis of Compact Flow-based Computing Circuits from Boolean Expressions, Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2024. (accepted)
  2. [DAC’24] Rashed, M., Thijssen, S., Simon, D., Jha, S., & Ewetz, R., Execution Sequence Optimization for Processing In-Memory using Parallel Data Preparation, Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2024. (accepted)
  3. [ASP-DAC’24] Thijssen, S., Rashed, M., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. READ-based In-Memory Computing using Sentential Decision Diagrams. ASP-DAC 2024. (accepted)
  4. [ASP-DAC’24] Thijssen, S., Rashed, M., Zheng, H., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. Towards Area-Efficient Path-Based In-Memory Computing using Graph Isomorphisms. ASP-DAC 2024. (accepted)
  5. [ICCD’23] Singireddy, S., Rashed, M. R. H., Thijssen, S., Ewetz, R., & Jha, S. K. (2023, November). Input-Aware Flow-Based In-Memory Computing. In 2023 IEEE 41st International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD) (pp. 523-530). IEEE.
  6. [ICCAD’23] Rashed, M. R. H., Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., Zheng, H., & Ewetz, R. (2023, October). Path-Based Processing using In-Memory Systolic Arrays for Accelerating Data-Intensive Applications. In 2023 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD) (pp. 1-9). IEEE.
  7. [ICCAD’23] Thijssen, S., Singireddy, S., Rashed, M. R. H., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2023, October). Verification of Flow-Based Computing Systems Using Bounded Model Checking. In 2023 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD) (pp. 1-9). IEEE.
  8. [ICCAD’23] Rashed, M. R. H., Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2023, October). Automated Synthesis for In-Memory Computing. In 2023 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD) (pp. 1-9). IEEE.
  9. [DAC’23] Thijssen, S., Rashed, M. R. H., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2023, July). UpTime: Towards Flow-based In-Memory Computing with High Fault-Tolerance. In 2023 60th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.
  10. [ASP-DAC’23] Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2023, January). FLOW-3D: Flow-Based Computing on 3D Nanoscale Crossbars with Minimal Semiperimeter. In Proceedings of the 28th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (pp. 775-780).
  11. [ICCD’22] Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2022, October). Equivalence Checking for Flow-Based Computing. In 2022 IEEE 40th International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD) (pp. 656-663). IEEE.
  12. [DAC’22] Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2022, July). Path: Evaluation of boolean logic using path-based in-memory computing. In Proceedings of the 59th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (pp. 1129-1134).
  13. [ASP-DAC’22] Rashed, M., Thijssen, S., Yao., F., Jha, S.K., & Ewetz, R. (2022). STREAM: Towards READ-based In-Memory Computing for Streaming based Data Processing. In 2022 Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC).
  14. [GSLVLSI’21] Channamadhavuni, S., Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2021, June). Accelerating AI Applications using Analog In-Memory Computing: Challenges and Opportunities. In Proceedings of the 2021 on Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (pp. 379-384).
  15. [DATE’21] Thijssen, S., Jha, S. K., & Ewetz, R. (2021, February). COMPACT: Flow-Based Computing on Nanoscale Crossbars with Minimal Semiperimeter. In 2021 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE) (pp. 232-237). IEEE. (BEST PAPER CANDIDATE)

Awards and nominations

  1. [DATE’21] Nominated for Best Paper Award
  2. ORC Fellowship

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science
University of Central Florida, Orlando, United States of America
In progress
2020 – 2024
Master of Computer Science
University of Central Florida, Orlando, United States of America
Master’s degree
2020 – 2021
Graduate courses computer science
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
2018 – 2019
Bachelor of Informatics (Bachelor of Science)
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Bachelor’s degree
2015 – 2018
Undergraduate courses engineering
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
2014 – 2015

Software tools

  • ISO: “Towards Area-Efficient Path-Based In-Memory Computing using Graph Isomorphisms” on GitHub.
  • XSAT: “Verification of Flow-Based Computing Systems using Bounded Model Checking” on GitHub.
  • UpTime: “UpTime: Towards Flow-based In-Memory Computing with High Fault-Tolerance” on GitHub.
  • FLOW-3D: “FLOW-3D: Flow-Based Computing on 3D Nanoscale Crossbars with Minimal Semiperimeter” on GitHub.
  • CHECK: “Equivalence Checking for Flow-Based Computing” on GitHub.
  • PATH: “PATH: Evaluation of Boolean Logic using Path-based In-Memory Computing” on GitHub.
  • COMPACT: “COMPACT: Flow-Based Computing on Nanoscale Crossbars with Minimal Semiperimeter” on GitHub.