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Electrical Engineering Student

James Moscola, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2008
  • M.S., Computer Science, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2003
  • B.S., Computer Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2001
  • B.S., Physical Science, Muhlenberg College, 2000


  • Data Structures
  • Operating Systems
  • Microprocessor Design
  • Embedded Systems / Field-Programmable Devices

Research Interests

  • Globally asynchronous, locally synchronous SoCs
  • High-performance computing
  • Reconfigurable architectures
  • Hardware-acceleration of computationally complex algorithms
  • String and pattern matching

Recent Publications

  • Moscola, Cytron, Cho, “Hardware-Accelerated RNA Secondary-Structure Alignment,” Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems, Vol. 3-3, September 2010, pp. 1-44.
  • Moscola, Cho, Lockwood, “Reconfigurable Content-based Router Using Hardware-Accelerated Language Parser,” Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Vol. 13-2, April 2008
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