Introduction

Hongbin Sun, Professor

School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

 

Office: Room 307,  West 4 Build,  Qujiang Campus

Email:  hsun@mail.xjtu.edu.cn 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hongbin Sun is currently a Professor in the School of Electrical and Information Egnieering at Xi'an Jiaotong University. He received the B.S. and Ph.D degrees in electrical engineering from the Xi'an Jiaotong University, China in 2003 and 2009, respectively. He worked as a Visiting Scholar at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute during 2007-2008. He worked as a Post-doc at Xi'an Jiaotong University during 2009-2011. He joined the faculty of Xi'an Jiaotong University as an associate professor in 2011, and became a full professor in 2017.

 

He is a member of IEEE. His current research interests are integrated circuit and system for computing, memory and video signal processing.  

Publications

Journal Papers:

  1. Longjun Liu, Hongbin Sun*, Chao Li, Tao Li, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng. "Managing battery aging for high energy availability in green datacenters," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, accepted.

  2. Hao Wang, Kai Zhao, Minjie Lv, Xuebin Zhang, Hongbin Sun and Tong Zhang. "Improving 3D DRAM fault tolerance through weak cell aware error correction," IEEE Transactions on Computers, accepted.

  3. Xuchong Zhang, Hongbin Sun*, Shiqiang Chen and Nanning Zheng. "VLSI architecture exploration of guided image filtering for 1080P@60Hz video processing," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, accepted.

  4. Pengju Ren, Xin Zhang, Hongwei Bi, Longjun Liu, Hongbin Sun and Nanning Zheng “Towards an efficient multiview display processing architecture for 3DTV” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, accepted.

  5. Qiubo Chen, Hongbin Sun*, Xuchong Zhang, Huibin Tao, Jie Yang, Jizhong Zhao and Nanning Zheng. "Algorithm and VLSI architecture of edge-directed image upscaling for 4K display system," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 26, no. 9, pp. 1758-1771, Sep. 2016.

  6. Hongbin Sun, Wenzhe Zhao, Minjie Lv, Guiqiang Dong, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. "Exploiting intracell bit error characteristics to improve min-sum LDPC decoding for MLC NAND Flash based storage in mobile device," IEEE Transaction on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 2654-2664, Aug. 2016.

  7. Xiao Wang, Linhai Xu, Hongbin Sun*, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng. "On-road vehicle detection and tracking using MMW radar and mono-vision fusion," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 2075-2084, Jul. 2016.

  8. Linhai Xu, Yingzhou Wang, Hongbin Sun, Jingmin Xin, Nanning Zheng. "Integrated longitudinal and lateral control for Kuafu-II autonomous vehicle," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 2032-2041, Jul. 2016. 

  9. Chengying Chen, Hongbin Sun, Haihua Shen and Feng Zhang, "A 128 Kb HfO2 ReRAM with novel double-reference and dynamic-tracking scheme for write yield improvement," IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1-9, Feb. 2016.

  10. Longjun Liu, Hongbin Sun*, Chao Li, Yang Hu, Jingmin Xin, Nanning Zheng and Tao Li. "RE-UPS: An adaptive distributed energy storage system for dynamically managing solar energy in green datacenters," Journal of Supercomputing, vol. 72, issue 1, pp. 295-316, Jan. 2016.

  11. Minjie Lv, Hongbin Sun*, Qiwei Ren, Bing Yu, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng. "Logic-DRAM co-design to exploit the efficient repair technique for stacked DRAM," IEEE Transactions on Circuit and System - I Regular Papers, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 1362-1371, May 2015.

  12. Longjun Liu, Chao Li, Hongbin Sun*, Yang Hu, Jingmin Xin, Nanning Zheng and Tao Li. "Leveraging heterogeneous power for improving datacenter efficiency and resiliency," IEEE Computer Architecture Letters, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 41-45, Jun. 2015. (Best of CAL winners for 2015)

  13. Wenzhe Zhao, Guiqiang Dong, Hongbin Sun*, Tong Zhang and Nanning Zheng. "Hybrid hard-/soft-decision LDPC decoding strategy for NAND flash memory," Chinese Science Bulletin, vol. 59, issue 28, pp. 3554-3561, Oct. 2014.

  14. Kalyana Sundaram Venkataraman, Yiran Li, Qi Wu, Ningde Xie, Hongbin Sun, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. "Using planar embedded DRAM in memory intensive signal processing circuits: Case studies on LDPC decoding and motion estimation," Journal of Signal Processing Systems, vol. 73, pp. 11-24, 2013.

  15. Yangyang Pan, Yiran Li, Hongbin Sun, Wei Xu, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. “Exploring the use of emerging non-volatile memory techniques in future FPGAs,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems(TVLSI), vol. 21, issue 4, pp. 771-775, 2013.

  16. Wenzhe Zhao, Guiqiang Dong, Hongbin Sun, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. "Reducing latency overhead caused by using LDPC codes in NAND flash memory," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2012.

  17. Hongbin Sun, Chuanyin Liu, Tai Min, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. “Architectural exploration to enable sufficient MTJ device write margin for STT-RAM based cache,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 28, no. 8, pp. 2346-2351, Aug. 2012.

  18. Hongbin Sun, Chuanyin Liu, Wei Xu, Jizhong Zhao, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. “Using Magnetic RAM to build the low power and soft error resilient L1 cache,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 19-28, Jan. 2012.

  19. Hongbin Sun, Pengju Ren, Nanning Zheng, Tong Zhang and Tao Li. “Architecting high-performance energy-efficient soft error resilient cache under 3D integration technology,” Elsevier Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems, vol. 5, no. 4. pp. 371-381, June 2011.

  20. Wei Xu, Hongbin Sun, Xiaobin Wang, Yiran Chen and Tong Zhang. “Design of last-level on-chip cache using spin-torque transfer RAM (STT RAM)”.IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems(TVLSI), vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 483-493, March. 2011. 

  21. Hongbin Sun, Jibang Liu, Rakesh Anigundi, Nanning Zheng, Jian-Qiang Lu, Kenneth Rose and Tong Zhang “3D DRAM design and application to 3D multi-core systems”. IEEE Design and Test of Computers, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 36-47, Sep/Oct. 2009.

  22. Hongbin Sun, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. “Leveraging access locality for the efficient use of multi-bit error correcting codes in L2 cache,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 1297-1306, Oct. 2009. 

Conference Papers

  1. Shiqiang Chen, Xuchong Zhang, Hongbin Sun* and Nanning Zheng. "sWMF: Separable weighted median filter for efficient large-disparity stereo matching," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Jun. 2017.

  2. Xiaowei Han, Qian Jia, Hongbin Sun, Longfei Wang, et al. "A 0.13μm 64Mb HfOx ReRAM Using Configurable Ramped Voltage Write and Low Read-Disturb Sensing Techniques for Reliability Improvement," Proceedings of IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Apr. 2017.

  3. Longfei Wang, Xiaoqing Zhao, Mengnan Wu, Pu Bai, Hongbin Sun*, Xiaowei Han, Bing Yu, Qiwei Ren and Nanning Zheng, “Zynq-based solid-state drive prototyping platform for emerging non-volatile memories”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), Oct. 2016.

  4. Y. Li, H. Wang, X. Zhao, H. Sun, and T. Zhang, “Applying Software-based Memory Error Correction for In-Memory Key-Value Store: Case Studies on Memcached and RAMCloud”, International Symposium on Memory Systems (MEMSYS), Oct. 2016.

  5. H. Wang, Y. Li, X. Zhang, X. Zhao, H. Sun, and T. Zhang, “On the Use of DRAM with Unrepaired Weak Cells in Computing Systems”, International Symposium on Memory Systems (MEMSYS), Oct. 2016.

  6. Longjun Liu, Hongbin Sun*, Chao Li, Yang Hu, Nanning Zheng and Tao Li. "Towards an adaptive multi-power-source datacenter", Proceedings of International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), Jun. 2016.

  7. Hengyu Zhao, Hongbin Sun*, Qiang Yang, Tai Min and Nanning Zheng. "Exploring the use of volatile STT-RAM for energy efficient video processing", Proceedings of International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), Mar. 2016. (Best Paper Candidate)

  8. Mengnan Wu, Yang Yang, Liangliang Dai, Xinxin Zhang, Hongbin Sun*, Ruizhi Zhang, Jianxiao Wang and Nanning Zheng, "An experimental study on the potential use of ReRAM as SSD buffer", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on ASIC (ASICON), Nov. 2015.

  9. Zenghua Cheng, Xuchong Zhang, Huisheng Peng, Baolu Zhai, Hongbin Sun* and Nanning Zheng, "VLSI design of edge-preserving coding artifacts reduction for display processing", Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), Jul. 2015.

  10. Longjun Liu, Chao Li, Hongbin Sun*, Yang Hu, Juncheng Gu, Tao Li, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng, "HEB: deploying and managing hybrid energy buffers for improving datacenter efficiency and economy", Proceedings of ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), Jun. 2015.

  11. Longjun Liu, Chao Li, Hongbin Sun*, Yang Hu, Juncheng Gu, Jingmin Xin, Nanning Zheng and Tao Li, "BAAT: Towards dynamically managing battery aging in green datacenters", Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), Jun. 2015.

  12. Qiubo Chen, Hengyu Zhao, Hongbin Sun* and Nanning Zheng, "Exploiting bit-depth scaling for quality-scalable energy efficient display processing", Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 2015.

  13. Minjie Lv, Hongbin Sun*, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng, "Logic-DRAM co-design to efficiently repair stacked DRAM with unused spares", Proceedings of 20th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Jan. 2015.

  14. Longjun Liu, Hongbin Sun, Yang Hu, Jingmin Xin, Nanning Zheng and Tao Li, "Leveraging distributed UPS energy for managing solar energy powered data centers", Proceedings of International Green Computing Conference (IGCC), Nov. 2014.

  15. Xiao Wang, Linhai Xu, Hongbin Sun, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng, "Bionic vision inspired on-road obstacle detection and tracking using radar and visual Information", Proceedings of International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Oct. 2014.

  16. Linhai Xu, Yingzhou Wang, Hongbin Sun, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng, "Design and implementation of driving control system for autonomous vehicle", Proceedings of International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Oct. 2014.

  17. Wenzhe Zhao, Hongbin Sun*, Minjie Lv, Guiqiang Dong, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang, "Improving min-sum LDPC decoding throughput by exploiting intra-cell bit error characteristic in MLC NAND flash memory", Proceedings of International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST), Jun. 2014.

  18. Wenzhe Zhao, Minjie Lv, Hongbin Sun, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang, "VLSI design of fuzzy-decision bit-fipping QC-LDPC decoder", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on ASIC(ASICON), Oct. 2013

  19. K. Venkataraman, W. Zhao, H. Sun, N. Zheng, and T. Zhang, "Scheduling algorithms for handling updates in shingled magnetic recording", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), Jul. 2013.

  20. K. Zhao, W. Zhao, H. Sun, T. Zhang, X. Zhang, and N. Zheng, "LDPC-in-SSD: Making advanced error correction codes work effectively in Solid State Drives", USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), Feb. 2013.

  21. Hongbin Sun, Fengwei Zhang and Nanning Zheng. "An edge-based adaptive image interpolation and its VLSI architecture" Proceedings of  the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), Oct. 2012.

  22. Hongbin Sun, Longjun Liu, Qiubo Chen, Baolu Zhai and Nanning Zheng. "Design and implementation of a video display processing SoC for full HD LCD TV" Proceedings of International SoC Design Conference (ISOCC), Nov. 2012.

  23. Minjie Lv, Hongbin Sun, Tai Min, Tong Zhang and Nanning Zheng. "A heterogeneous design methodology for STT-RAM memory system of mobile SoC"   Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT), Oct. 2012.

  24. Qiubo Chen, Hongbin Sun, Jie Yang and Nanning Zheng. "A robust film-mode detection approach for digital TV SoC design " Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology(ICSICT), Oct. 2012.

  25. Longjun Liu, Hongbin Sun, Wenzhe Zhao, Zuoxun Hou, Jingmin Xin and Nanning Zheng. “A High Performance and Low Cost Video Processing SoC for Digital HDTV Systems” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on ASIC(ASICON), Oct. 2011 (Excellent Student Paper Award).

  26. Hongbin Sun, Kalyana Sundram Venkataraman, Yiran Li and Tong Zhang “Energy and area efficient signal processing circuits using planar embedded DRAM” Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), Oct. 2011.

  27. Hongbin Sun, Jizhong Zhao, Fei Wang, et al. “Cost-efficient built-in repair analysis for embedded memories with on-chip ECC” Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Access Space (ISAS), June 2011 (Best Paper Award)

  28. Hongbin Sun, Chuanyin Liu, Tai Min, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang “Design techniques to improve the device write margin for MRAM-based cache memory” Proceedings of the ACM Great Lake Symposium on VLSI(GLSVLSI), May 2011.

  29. Hongbin Sun, Jibang Liu, Nanning Zheng, Jian-Qiang Lu,  Kenneth Rose and Tong Zhang. “Multi-core computer memory hierarchy design using heterogeneous three-dimensional (3D) stacked DRAM” Workshop of 3D integration and interconnect-centric architectures in conjunction with IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), Feb. 2009.

  30. Rakesh Anigundi, Hongbin Sun, Jian-Qiang Lu,  Kenneth Rose and Tong Zhang. “Architecture design exploration of three-dimensional (3D) integrated DRAM” Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), pp. 86-90, 2009.

  31. Hongbin Sun, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. “Realization of L2 cache defect tolerance using multi-bit ECC” Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance of VLSI Systems (DFTS), pp. 254-262, 2008.

  32. Hongbin Sun, Yang Liu, Nanning Zheng and Tong Zhang. “Motion compensation aided motion adaptive de-interlacing for real-time video processing applications”  Proceedings of the IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (ACSSC), pp. 1523-1527, 2008.

  33. Hongbin Sun, Nanning Zheng, Chenyang Ge, Dong Wang and Pengju Ren. “An efficient motion adaptive de-interlacing and its VLSI architecture design” Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), pp. 455-458, 2008.