Power-Aware Computer Systems (PACS) Laboratory

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Ohio State University


Director: Prof. Xiaorui (Ray) Wang
Location: 508, 059 Dreese Laboratories

What is NEW?

  • GRA positions available (computer architecture and systems). Please see details here.


  • Ph.D. student, Kuangyu Zheng, receives a student travel award from INFOCOM 2014 to present our paper on data center networks. 03/2014.
  • Ph.D. student, Wenli Zheng, receives a student travel award from HPCA 2014 to present our paper on TE-Shave. 01/2014.
  • Ph.D. student, Kai Ma, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. 07/2013.
  • Ph.D. student, Kai Ma, receives a student travel award from PACT 2012. 09/2012.
  • PACS lab receives a 3-year grant from NSF for research on networked sensing systems. Dr. Wang is the PI at OSU. 07/2012.
  • Ph.D. student, Xiaodong Wang, presents our CARPO paper and wins the second place (Engineering category) at the 2012 OSU Hayes Graduate Research Forum. 03/2012.
  • Our SHIP paper was featured as the Spotlight Paper for the January 2012 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 01/2012.
  • PACS lab moves to The Ohio State University (OSU). 09/2011.
  • Ph.D. student, Yefu Wang, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. 07/2011.
  • PACS lab receives a 3-year grant from NSF for research on energy-efficient DBMS systems. Dr. Wang is the PI at OSU. 06/2011.
  • Dr. Wang gives an invited talk at VMware Inc. in Palo Alto CA. 06/2011.
  • Ph.D. student Kai Ma, receives a travel award from ISCA. 05/2011.
  • Ph.D. student Xing Fu, joins VMware, Inc. in CA for summer internship. 05/2011.
  • Ph.D. student Yanwei Zhang, receives a travel award from HPDC. 05/2011.
  • Ph.D. student Xiaodong Wang, receives a travel award from ICDCS. 04/2011.
  • Ph.D. student Xiaodong Wang, receives the University Citation Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise. 04/2011.
  • Dr. Wang receives the ONR Young Investigator (YIP) Award. 03/2011.
  • Paper on scalable power control for many-core CMPs accepted to ISCA 2011. 02/2011.
  • PACS lab receives a 3-year grant from NSF for research on power optimization for chip multiprocessors. Dr. Wang is the sole PI. 08/2010.
  • Ph.D. student, Ming Chen, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation and joined NetApp, Inc. in Sunnyvale, California. 08/2010.
  • Dr. Wang gives an invited talk at HP Labs in Palo Alto CA. 07/2010.
  • Dr. Wang serves as the Lead Guest Editor for Special Issue on Power-Aware Embedded and Real-Time Systems, EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems. Please consider to submit your work. The manuscript due date is May 1, 2010.
  • Dr. Wang receives the College of Engineering Research Fellow Award. 04/2010.
  • Ph.D. student, Yefu Wang, receives the University Citation Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise. 04/2010.
  • Ph.D. student, Xiaodong Wang, wins the first prize at the 2010 Sigma Xi Student Competition held in the College of Engineering. 03/2010.
  • Ph.D. student, Ming Chen, receives a travel award from PACT 2009. 09/2009.
  • PACS lab receives a 3-year grant from NSF for research on power management for multi-core real-time systems. Dr. Wang is the sole PI. 07/2009.
  • Ph.D. student, Ming Chen, receives a travel grant from IWQoS 2009. 07/2009.
  • Dr. Wang gives an invited talk at IBM Research, Austin in TX. 06/2009.
  • Ph.D. student, Ming Chen, joins NEC Labs for summer internship. 06/2009.
  • Ph.D. students, Yefu Wang and Kai Ma, receive travel awards from ISCA 2009. 05/2009.
  • Dr. Wang gives an invited talk at NEC Labs America in NJ. 05/2009.
  • Dr. Wang receives the Chancellor's Award for Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement. 04/2009.
  • PACS lab receives a 3-year grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for embedded systems research. Dr. Wang is the sole PI. 03/2009.
  • Paper on power control for CMPs accepted to ISCA 2009, the 36th International Symposium on Computer Architecture. 02/2009.
  • Dr. Wang receives NSF CAREER Award. 01/2009.
  • Paper on power-aware response time control for virtualized servers receives the Best Paper Award at RTSS 2008. 12/2008.
  • PACS lab receives a renewed seed grant from NSF for real-time power grid research. Dr. Wang is a co-PI. 09/2008.
  • Dr. Wang receives the EECS Early Career Development Award from the EECS Department. 08/2008.
  • Dr. Wang is invited to attend the Microsoft Research Workshop on Energy Efficient Computing. 05/2008.
  • Dr. Wang receives the Power-Aware Computing Award from Microsoft Research. 04/2008.
  • Dr. Wang receives the Real-Time Innovation Award from IBM Research. 12/2007.
  • PACS lab receives a 1-year seed grant from NSF for real-time power grid research. Dr. Wang is a co-PI. 09/2007.
  • PACS lab receives a 3-year grant from NSF for server power control research. Dr. Wang is the sole PI. 08/2007.
  • PACS lab receives a 2-year grant from the SERRI program of Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS). Dr. Wang is a co-PI. 02/2007.
  • PACS lab founded by Dr. Wang. 09/2006.

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