Washington University in St. Louis

Engineering

Roger Chamberlain

Associate Department Chair & Professor
Biography

Professor Chamberlain is the Director of Computer Engineering Programs and teaches in the areas of digital systems, parallel processing, computer architecture, embedded systems, and reconfigurable logic.

Professor Chamberlain currently works with Exegy, Inc., a St. Louis firm commercializing university technology for fast disk searches. He also engages in significant consulting activities with BECS Technology; a St. Louis firm manufacturing microprocessor-based controls for a number of interesting application areas.

Research
Professor Chamberlain's research interests include specialized computer architectures for a variety of applications (e.g., astrophysics and biology), high-performance parallel and distributed application development, energy-efficient computation, and high-capacity I/O systems.
Selected Publications

Narayan Ganesan, Roger D. Chamberlain, Jeremy Buhler, and Michela Taufer, "Accelerating HMMER on GPUs by Implementing Hybrid Data and Task Parallelism," in Proc. of ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ACM-BCB), August 2010, pp. 418-421.

Rahav Dor, Joseph M. Lancaster, Mark A. Franklin, Jeremy Buhler, and Roger D. Chamberlain, "Using Queuing Theory to Model Streaming Applications," in Proc. of 2010 Symposium on Application Accelerators in High Performance Computing (SAAHPC), July 2010.

Joseph M. Lancaster and Roger D. Chamberlain, "Crossing Timezones in the TimeTrial Performance Monitor," in Proc. of 2010 Symposium on Application Accelerators in High Performance Computing (SAAHPC), July 2010.

Shobana Padmanabhan, Yixin Chen, and Roger D. Chamberlain, "Design-space Optimization for Automatic Acceleration of Streaming Applications," in Proc. of 2010 Symposium on Application Accelerators in High Performance Computing (SAAHPC), July 2010.

Roger D. Chamberlain and Joseph M. Lancaster, "Better Languages for More Effective Designing," in Proc. of 2010 International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems & Algorithms (ERSA), July 2010.

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Contact Roger Chamberlain
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1045
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130
Office
Bryan Hall, Room 515
Phone (314) 935-5708
Fax (314) 935-7302
Email roger@wustl.edu
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Education
DSc, Washington University in St. Louis, 1989
MS, Washington University in St. Louis, 1985
BS, Washington University in St. Louis, 1983
 
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