Head of Chair

Prof. Dr. Akash Kumar

portrait Prof. Akash Kumar

E-mail: akash.kumar@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 351 463-39274
Fax: +49 351 463-39995

Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III73-74

Webpage: Linkedin Profile

Administrative Staff

Conny Okuma

portrait Conny Okuma


Phone: +49 (0)351 463-39925
Fax: +49 (0)351 463-39995
E-Mail: conny.okuma@tu-dresden.de
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR III69

Consultation Hours:

Mon  10:00 - 14:00
Tue   10:00 - 14:00
Wed  10:00 - 14:00
Thu   10:00 - 14:00

Scientific Staff

Steffen Märcker


E-Mail: steffen.maercker@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 351 463-40822
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III76

Salim Ullah



Phone: +49 351 463-40811
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III62

Michael Raitza


E-Mail: michael.raitza (-) tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 (351) 463-43527
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III75

Behnaz Ranjbar


E-Mail: behnaz.ranjbar@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 351 463-43712
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III75

Zahra Ebrahimi

Research Associate

E-Mail: zahra.ebrahimi_mamaghani@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 351 463-40819
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III77

Webpage: Linkedin Profile

Yuhao Liu

Research Associate

E-Mail: yuhao.liu1@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 (351) 463-43731
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III78

Armin Darjani

Research Associate

E-Mail: armin.darjani@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 (351) 463-40923
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III61

Nima Kavand

Research Associate

E-Mail: nima.kavand@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 (351) 463-40924
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III61

Siddharth Gupta

Research Associate

E-Mail: siddharth.gupta@tu-dresden.de
Phone: +49 (351) 463-40819
Office: Helmholtzstrasse 18, BAR-III62

External Ph.D. Researchers

Mehdi Moghaddamfar

Mehdi is a co-supervised Ph.D. student with Database group  at TU Dresden, since 2019. He works on the topic of Database System Acceleration on FPGAs, which is in collaboration with SAP SE and Intel.

Cecilia de la Parra

Cecilia de la Parra is a co-supervised Ph.D. student at Robert Bosch GMBH, since 2018. She is working on the topic of Digital Hardware for Approximate Computing of Deep Neural Networks.

Elias Trommer

Elias Trommer is a co-supervised Ph.D. student at Infineon, since 2020. He is working on the topic of Co-Design of Algorithms and Hardware for Low-Power Machine Learning Inference.

Max Sponner

Max Sponner is a co-supervised Ph.D. student at Infineon, since 2020. He is working on the topic of Design of Partially Reconfigurable Embedded Deep Learning Inference Accelerators.

Paul Jungmann

Paul Jungmann is a Ph.D. student at GlobalFoundries, since 2020. He is working on the topic of Machine Learning for Fault Modelling in Chip Manufacturing.

Guest PhD Researchers

Maryam Eslami

Maryam is a PhD student at Tehran University (Iran). She joined our chair in September 2022 to work on the topic of "Accuracy and Resilience Analysis of Deep Neural Networks for Performance and Fault Tolerance".

Guest MSc Researchers

Haroun Errachid Abbassi

Haroun is a MSc student at National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (Tunisia). He joined our chair in February 2023 for his Master thesis, on the topic of "Designing and developing AI model for obstacle detection, optimizing the model and implementing it on FPGA and integrating it within a Pet Robot".


Previous Researchers