BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology
Dr. Cory Merkel joined the RIT computer engineering department in 2018. He earned his BS and MS degrees in computer engineering (2011) and a Ph.D. in microsystems engineering (2015), all from RIT. From 2016 to 2018, Dr. Merkel was a research electronics engineer with the Information Directorate, Air Force Research Lab. His current research focuses on mapping of AI algorithms, primarily artificial neural networks, to mixed-signal hardware and the design of brain-inspired computing systems using emerging technologies such as memristors. He has published his work in several peer-reviewed conferences, journals, and books, and is also engaged in a number of STEM outreach activities. For more information, see Dr. Merkel’s research website www.rit.edu/brainlab.
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February 19, 2024
Computer engineering faculty member joins national initiative on neuromorphic computing
Cory Merkel, assistant professor of computer engineering at RIT, will represent the university as one of five collegiate partners in the new Center of Neuromorphic Computing under Extreme Environments, also referred to as CONCRETE.