Kresge Faculty Fellows

Kresge College Fellows are dedicated artists, teachers, and scholars drawn from every field of study at the University.
Jose Renau
  • Title
    • Professor
  • Division Baskin School of Engineering
  • Department
    • Computer Science and Engineering Department
  • Phone
    831-459-1847
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Jack Baskin Engineering Building, N/A
    • Engineering 2, Room 227
  • Office Hours Monday, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
  • Mail Stop SOE3
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Computer Architecture, Computer Engineering, Computer Science

Summary of Expertise

  • Computer architecture, including design effort metrics and models, infrared thermal measurements and modeling, simulation, FPGA/ASIC design, and mobile pervasive computing.

Research Interests

  • Computer architecture, including design effort metrics and models
  • Infrared thermal measurements and modeling
  • Simulation
  • FPGA/ASIC design
  • Mobile computing

Biography, Education and Training

  • Jose Renau (http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~renau) is a professor of computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research focuses on computer architecture, including design effort metrics and models, infrared thermal measurements, low-power and thermal-aware designs, process variability, thread level speculation, FPGA/ASIC design, Fluid Pipelines, Pyrope a modern hardware description language, and Live flows improve the productivity of hardware designs. Renau has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.