Student NameRafael Hernandez-Lopez
Faculty Mentor Nameherman Lam
CollegeCollege of Engineering
MajorElectrical Engineering
MinorComputer Science
Research InterestsHLS, FPGAs, HDLs, and anything else I can learn about.
Hobbies and InterestsFindling with Linux; listening to music and playing saxophone, clarinet; scripting with bash, python, C; simulations of HLS and output comparisons; and playing with pets.

Research Project

HLS Developement of CMS L1 Trigger

High Level Synthesis of the Compact Muon Solenoid Level 1 Trigger using Vivado HLS to speed up development and ease verification of the entire CMS system (with respect to the trigger) while keeping resource usage close/comparable to the System Verilog implementation.