David R. Kaeli
COE Distinguished Professor
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
333 Dana Research Center
Phone: (617) 373-5413
Fax: (617) 373-8970
Dr. Kaeli received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers
University in 1992. He received his M.S. in Computer Engineering from
Syracuse University in 1985 and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from
Rutgers University in 1981.
He has been on the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering since 1993.
He has a courtesy appointment in the College of Computer and Information
Science at Northeastern, and a honorary professorship from City University
of London, UK.
For the 2001-2002 academic year he spent a year as a Visiting Professor
Departament of d'Arquitectura de Computadors
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya.
In 2017 he spent two months as a Visiting Professor at the
Technical University of Munich in Germany
Ghent University in Belgium and
University of Edinburgh, Scotland .
Prior to joining Northeastern, Dr. Kaeli spent 12 years working at IBM and
Dr. Kaeli is the Director of the Northeastern University Computer
Architecture Research Laboratory
He serves as a Project Leader in the NIEHS
The Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats
He served as a Research Thrust Leader for the NSF
Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems
He is a member of the Northeastern University
Institute for Information Assurance
He is also a member of the
Institute for Complex Scientific Software
His research looks at the performance and design
of high-performance computer systems and software.
Current research topics include:
computer architecture, graphics processing units, fast and efficient AI,
microarchitectural security, side-channel analysis, reliability,
virtualization, workload characterization, memory hierarchy
design, benchmarking and software testing.
He frequently provides tutorials on the
subjects of GPU optimization
and execution driven simulation.
Prof. Kaeli is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Distinguished
Scientist of the ACM.
He presently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Computer Architecture and
Code Optimization. He serves an elected member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer
Architecture. He also serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems and
the Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing. He recently served as a Member-at-Large for ACM SIGMicro,
and on CRA's Computing Community Consortium for 3 years. Previously, he has served as an
Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computers and and IEEE Computer Architecture Letters.
He is a member of the Eta Kappa Nu honor society.
Dr. Kaeli served as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
in the College of Engineering from 2010-2013. He has served in a number
of leadership roles at university, college and department levels.
In addition to his research activities, he teaches
courses in Computer Architecture, High Performance Computing and Embedded Design.
Here is a recent
In addition to his love for teaching and research, Prof. Kaeli also
He is a strong supporter of Barca.