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Ali Manzak, Ph.D.

Ali Manzak, Ph.D.
Teaching Faculty I
Electrical & Computer Engineering
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PC Campus, Holley A-211-X
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2001
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1996
  • B.Sc., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1991
Research Interests
  • Low power hardware and software design
  • Battery-aware
  • Thermal-aware design
  • Hardware implementation of machine learning algorithms

Selected Publication

  • D. Manzak and A. Manzak, ‘Analysis of Environmental, Economic, and Demographic Factors Affecting COVID-19 Transmission and Associated Deaths in the U.S.A.” (July 6, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3644677
  • A. Manzak and S. E. Seker, "Low Power Design for DVFS Capable Software", The 10th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (IEEE UEMCON 2019), Columbia University, New York, USA, 10-12 November 2019.
  • D. Manzak, G. Cetinel and A. Manzak, "Automated Classification of Alzheimer’s Disease using Deep Neural Network (DNN) by Random Forest Feature Elimination", The 14th International Conference on Computer Science and Education (ICCSE 2019), Aug 2019, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1050-53.
  • A. Saghir, E. Atoofian, and A. Manzak, “Reducing Power of Memory Hierarchy in General Purpose Graphics Processing Units”, Journal of Low Power Electronics, Vol. 13, 1–17, 2017.
  • K. Chen, E. Atoofian, and A. Manzak, “Improving Power of Cache and Register File through Critical Path Instructions” IEEE 17th Euromicro Conf. on Digital System Design (DSD 2014), pp. 349-55.
  • E. Atoofian, and A. Manzak, “Power-Aware L1 and L2 Caches for GPGPUs” Euro-Par 2014 Parallel Processing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8632, pp. 354-36, 2014.
  • O. Polat and A. Manzak, “Evaluation of Low Power Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor (CNFET) Master-Slave Latches” Int. Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit (ICSIC 2012), pp 142-46.
  • C. Christoffersen, G. Toombs and A. Manzak, “An Ultra-Low Power CMOS PTAT Current Source”, The Argentine School of Micro-Nanoelectronics, Technology and Applications Conf. (CAMTA), 2010.
  • T. Goksu and A. Manzak, “Comparison of Voltage Scaling and Gate Sizing for Low-Power Custom IC Design” The IASTED International Conference on Circuits and Systems, (CS 2008), August, 2008.
  • B. Yildirim and A. Manzak, “Low-Power Low-Noise RF Amplifier for RFID Applications” 1st Annual RFID Eurasia Conference & Exhibitions, September, Istanbul, Turkey (2007).
  • A. Manzak, “Temperature Aware Datapath Scheduling” Lecture Notes in Computer Science. (LNCS 3728), PATMOS 2005, pp. 99-106.
  • A. Manzak and H. Goksu, “Application of Very Fast Simulated Reannealing (VFSR) to Power Optimization” Lecture Notes in Computer Science. (LNCS 3553), SAMOS 2005, pp. 308-13.
  • A. Manzak and C. Chakrabarti, “Optimum Buffer Size Selection for Dynamic Voltage Scheduling” Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 3254), PATMOS 2004, pp. 711-721.
  • A. Manzak and C. Chakrabarti, “Variable Voltage Task Scheduling Algorithms for Minimizing Energy/Power” IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, April 2003, pp. 270-276.
  • A. Manzak and C. Chakrabarti, “A Low Power Scheduling Scheme with Resources Operating at Multiple Voltages” IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, Feb. 2002, pp. 6-14.