Mingyu Gao is a tenure-track assistant professor of computer science in the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS) at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He leads the Innovative Data-centric Efficient Architecture Lab (IDEAL). His research interests lie in the fields of computer architecture and systems, including efficient memory architectures, scalable data processing, and hardware system security, with a special emphasis on data-intensive applications. He has published in top-tier computer architecture conferences including ISCA, ASPLOS, HPCA, and PACT, and won the paper award of IEEE Micro 2016 Top Picks in Computer Architecture.

Mingyu received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University in June, 2018. He also received a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University in 2014, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Microelectronics at Tsinghua University in China in 2012.

Student Recruiting

I am currently looking for PhD students as well as undergraduate interns interested in computer architecture and systems. Welcome to join my group! If you are interested, please send me a short introduction email with your CV.

Updates on my course offerings at Tsinghua

Several changes have been made about in which semesters my undergraduate and graduate courses will be offered. Please plan accordingly if you are interested in enrolling.

  • 30470324 Introduction to Computer Systems, offered to freshman-year undergraduate students, in each spring semester.
  • 20470084 Computer Architecture, offered to sophomore-year undergraduate students, in each autumn semester.
  • 80470262 Computer Systems and Architectures, offered to graduate students, in the spring semester every two years. The next offering will be in spring 2024.

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Mingyu Gao
FIT Building, Room 4-6015
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China, 100084

Email: gaomy [at] tsinghua [dot] edu [dot] cn

Office Tel: (+86) 10-62781693-1615