Bio


Priyanka Raina is an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Previously, she was a Visiting Research Scientist in the Architecture Research Group at NVIDIA​ ​Corporation. She received her Ph.D. degree in 2018 and S.M. degree in 2013 in Electrical Engineering and​ ​Computer Science from MIT and her B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology​ ​(IIT) Delhi in 2011.​ Priyanka’s current research interests are designing energy-efficient and high-performance circuits and systems for image, vision and machine learning applications on mobile devices, integrating emerging non volatile memory technologies in accelerator architectures, and creating frameworks for improving hardware/software system design productivity.

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards


  • Best Young Scientist Paper Award, ESSCIRC 2016 (2017)
  • ISSCC Student Research Preview Award, ISSCC 2016 (2017)
  • Bimla Jain Medal, IIT Delhi (2011)
  • Institute Silver Medal, IIT Delhi (2011)
  • Gold Medal at Indian National Chemistry Olympiad, InChO (2007)

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2018)
  • S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2013)
  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Electrical Engineering (2011)

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


For Priyanka's research please visit her group research page at https://stanfordaccelerate.github.io

Stanford Advisees


All Publications


  • Timeloop: A Systematic Approach to DNN Accelerator Evaluation Parashar, A., Raina, P., Shao, Y., Chen, Y., Ying, V. A., Mukkara, A., Venkatesan, R., Khailany, B., Keckler, S. W., Emer, J., IEEE IEEE. 2019: 304–15
  • An Energy-Scalable Accelerator for Blind Image Deblurring Raina, P., Tikekar, M., Chandrakasan, A. P. IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC. 2017: 1849–62
  • A 0.6V 8mW 3D Vision Processor for a Navigation Device for the Visually Impaired Jeon, D., Ickes, N., Raina, P., Wang, H., Rus, D., Chandrakasan, A., IEEE IEEE. 2016: 416–U584
  • An Energy-Scalable Accelerator for Blind Image Deblurring Raina, P., Tikekar, M., Chandrakasan, A. P., IEEE IEEE. 2016: 113–16
  • Reconfigurable Processor for Energy-Efficient Computational Photography Rithe, R., Raina, P., Ickes, N., Tenneti, S. V., Chandrakasan, A. P. IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC. 2013: 2908–19
  • Reconfigurable Processor for Energy-Scalable Computational Photography Rithe, R., Raina, P., Ickes, N., Tenneti, S. V., Chandrakasan, A. P., IEEE IEEE. 2013: 164–U972