Sayed Ahmad Salehi
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Director of Computing with Unconventional Technologies (CUT) Lab

Office Address:
201 Davis Marksbury Building
329 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508 

Office Phone: +1 (859) 257-6143




Research interests:

  • Energy-efficient, high-throughput VLSI circuits for deep learning and IoT applications
  • DNA computing and molecular programming
  • Stochastic and approximate computing circuits inspired by molecular systems
  • Efficient signal processing architectures and design automation tools


I am looking for motivated students and postdocs in my research area. If you are interested please email me with your CV. 


  • Supreeth is selected for ESWEEK Student Travel Grant. Congratulations! September 2019
  • Our paper about Stochastic Computing is accepted at IEEE GlobalSIP 2019, Ottawa, ON, September 2019 
  • Our paper, "WIP : A Scalable Stochastic Number Generator for Phase Change Memory Based In-Memory Stochastic Processing", is accepted at IEEE/ACM CODES+ISSS, New York City, NY, August 2019
  • I am co-organizing a workshop on Computing with Unconventional Technologies (CUT) at IEEE IGSCC 2019, Alexandria, VA, July 2019
  • I present a workshop talk titled: "DNA-based Machine Learning Using Factorial Coding" at The First International Workshop on Theoretical and Experimental Material Computing, Tokyo, June 2019
  • Our paper, "DNA Computing Units Based on Fractional Coding",  is accepted at Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation Conference (UCNC2019), June 2019