Gokul Subramanian Ravi

Computing Innovation Fellow (Postdoctoral Scholar)
Department of Computer Science
University of Chicago
Here's my CV!


Beginning September 2020, I am an NSF/CRA/CCC Computing Innovation Fellow, one among 59 researchers across the US. Through CIF, I'm pursuing a postdoc in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago as part of the EPiQC (Enabling Practical-scale Quantum Computation) NSF Expedition on Computing. My research targets quantum computing, specifically focusing on "Architecting Classical Control for Near-term Quantum Systems", mentored by Prof. Fred Chong.

I completed my PhD in Computer Architecture from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of Wisconsin-Madison in August 2020, advised by Prof. Mikko Lipasti. I was fortunate to be awarded the 2020 Harold A. Peterson Best ECE Dissertation Award and recognized as a 2019 Rising Star in Computer Architecture! My PhD broadly targeted computer architecture and systems, with emphasis on building vertically integrated systems for the advancement of computing. My dissertation research at Wisconsin, focused on one form of vertical integration (VI) - leveraging characteristics from the computer hardware's underlying clocking system, for optimizations and benefits at the upper levels of the computer's hardware and software stack.

Prior to this, I received my Bachelor's Degree (B.E.) in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (Pilani), India in 2012 and worked at NVIDIA Bangalore in 2012-2013.

Selected Publications

Other Refereed Publications

Thesis / Reports



Academic Service


Email: gravi [AT] uchicago [DOT] edu