Geng Yuan

Geng Yuan is an assistant professor in School of Computing (CS Department) at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University (NEU) in 2023, under the supervision of Prof. Yanzhi Wang.


His research interests are in general AI systems, including energy-efficient deep learning and artificial intelligence systems, efficient training, model compression, hardware-software co-design for DNN architectures, and emerging deep learning systems.


Google Scholar Website



I am always looking for highly-motivated Ph.D. / Masters / Interns to join my group. If you are interested, please send your CV and transcripts via email.




01/2023 The 11th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2023):
 ➢ Spotlight Paper Award
12/2021 The 35th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2021):
 ➢ Spotlight Paper Award
05/2021 Hardware Aware Efficient Training workshop in ICLR (HAET 2021):
 ➢ Best Paper Award
03/2021 The 24th Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE, 2021):
 ➢ Best Paper Nomination
08/2020 International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2020) – Design Contest:
 ➢ Design Contest 1st Place Winner
06/2019 Design Automation Conference – System Design Contest (DAC-SDC 2019):
 ➢ Special Service Recognition Award
03/2018 The 19th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED 2018):
 ➢ Best Paper Nomination

Professional Experience

University of Georgia    (08/2023 – present)

Assistant Professor


Snap Inc    (05/2022 – 08/2022)

Research Internship 


Mellanox Technologies, Inc. | NVIDIA    (05/2022 – 08/2022)

Chip Design Engineer Internship


Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Engineering

Research Advisor: Yanzhi Wang

08/2017 – 05/2023

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA

M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering

08/2014 – 05/2016

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA

B.S. in Electrical Engineering

08/2010 – 06/2014

College of Electrical Information and Control Engineering

Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China