NanoX Lab

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Welcome to the NanoX Lab! This is a new research group led by Prof. Haitong Li in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University.

Microelectronics is the foundation of our modern digital economy. In the 21st century, hardware platforms from health-monitoring and mixed-reality wearable devices, to autonomous cars and robots, will empower ubiquitous applications with intelligence to shape our life, education, work, and entertainment. The next-generation hardware technologies must deliver unprecedented energy efficiency with growing capabilities for a sustainable future. And nanoelectronics has much to offer in this pursuit.

In the NanoX Lab, we work across the stack to realize energy-efficient electronic systems for ubiquitous machine intelligence, enabled by new nanotechnologies and their system integration. ‘X’ represents: (a) synergistic research at the intersection of devices, circuits, systems, and computational models; (b) diverse nanotechnologies to augment leading-edge silicon CMOS through integration.

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Semiconductors @ Purdue

We are proud to be part of the first-of-its-kind Purdue University Semiconductors initiative. Let’s work together to make tangible impact and advance the foundational technology of the 21st century.

Openings in NanoX Lab @ Purdue ECE

We are looking for self-motivated Ph.D. and M.S. students, postdoctoral scholars, and undergraduate researchers, with research background and interests in nanoelectronics, VLSI circuits, and artificial intelligence. Please visit the Join Us page for more information.


Jun 23, 2024 Prof. Li is giving an invited talk on “CMOS+X” for neuro-vector-symbolic computing at DRC 2024.
Apr 5, 2024 Shuting is accepted as a DAC Young Fellow attending DAC 2024. Congratulations!
Jan 1, 2024 Prof. Li is serving on the TPC of DAC 2024 and SRF Committee of ASP-DAC 2024.
Dec 12, 2023 Prof. Li gave an invited talk on “CMOS+X” for tntegrated edge intelligence at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab).
Jul 12, 2023 Prof. Li delivered an invited Lightning Talk on “Emerging hardware technologies and 3D system integration” at DAC 2023.
Feb 20, 2023 Prof. Li was invited to attend the TSMC University FinFET Workshop at ISSCC 2023.
Nov 3, 2022 Prof. Li gave an invited talk at ICCAD Workshop on Hardware and Algorithms for Learning On-a-chip (HALO).
Sep 9, 2022 The NanoX Lab website is online! More details will be continuously added.
Jun 23, 2022 Haitong participated in the Future Directions Workshop: Materials, Processes, and R&D Challenges in Microelectronics in Arlington, VA, organized by Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD R&E), Department of Defense (DoD).
Apr 20, 2022 Haitong Li will join the School of ECE at Purdue University as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, starting in Jan. 2023.


Haitong Li | NanoX Lab | Email: haitongli [at] purdue [.] edu
Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Eingineering
College of Engineering, Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907