Dr. Daniel Chang’s areas of interest include computer architecture, memory systems, 3D integration technology, mobile processors, low-power computing systems and digital system design. He also advises the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student organization and Magic: The Gathering club.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
  • MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Awards & Honors

Research Experiences

  • Working with undergraduate students to develop a specialized computer architecture for modeling neurons and a neural system
  • Improving student learning in introductory computer engineering courses
  • Improving student experiences in freshmen-level ECE courses to help retention

Select Publications & Presentations

  • Berry C.A., Chang, D.W., and Miller, C., "From LEGO to Arduino: Enhancement of ECE Freshman Design with Practical Applications," Proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Engineering Education Conference, New Orleans, 2016
  • Chang, D.W., Son, Y.H., Ahn, J.H., Kim H., Ahn, M. Schulte, M.J. and Kim, N.S., “Dynamic Bandwidth Scaling for Embedded DSPs with 3D-Stacked DRAM and Wide I/Os,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, San Jose, Calif., 2013
  • Chang, D.W., Byun, G., Kim, H., Ahn, M., Ryu, S., Kim, N.S. and Schulte, M.J., “Reevaluating the Latency Claims of 3D Stacked Memories,” Proceedings of the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, 2013
  • Chang, D.W., Kim, N.S. and Schulte, M.J., “Analyzing the Performance and Energy Impact of 3D Memory Integration on Embedded DSPs,” Proceedings of the International Conference of Embedded Computer Systems, Samos, Greece, 2011

Teaching Interests

  • Computer architecture
  • Memory systems
  • 3D integration technology
  • Mobile processors 
  • Low power computing systems
  • Digital system design
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