Qiang Xu

Department of Computer Science & Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong                  


qxu AT cse.cuhk.edu.hk
Room 1008, Ho Sin Hang Building 






Professional Activities




CMSC5719 - Seminar Fall 2014

This seminar course includes talks by our professors on various topics to broaden the horizon of the students on latest computing technologies and trends.

ENGG5101 - Advanced Computer Architecture Fall 2010, 2013

Topic includes advanced topics in microprocessor datapath and control unit design, multi-core processors, memory hierarchy and cache coherence protocols, and latest research in computer architecture domain.

CENG3420 - Computer Design  Spring 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012

Topic includes Instruction sets, design of arithmetic logic units, datapath and control, performance evaluation, pipelining, memory hierarchy, interfacing processors and peripherals, multi-coree processors.

CENG5020 - Fault-Tolerant Computing  Fall 2009, 2011

Topic includes fault/error modeling, reliability analysis, various redundancy techniques, fault-tolerant system design methods, case studies of fault-tolerant systems, and current research issues.



CEG3470 - Digital Circuits  Fall 2005, 2006

Topic includes CMOS fabrication process; usage of SPICE; transfer characteristics; noise margin, loading effect; propagation delay; fanout analysis; transient current; power dissipation; bistable circuits and memories.

CSC2120 - Introduction to Software Engineering  Spring 2006

Topic includes system modeling; requirement analysis and specifications; preliminary and detailed designs; implementation and testing; operation and maintenance. Software and system interface: design criteria; system integration; verification and validation; reliability and performance. Software tools and practice: application of CASE tools; documentation; communication skills; software project management.