- Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, Expected: 2020. Nanoelectronics Research Lab: [link]. Primary research area: Neuromorphic Computing.
- M.S. Computer Engineering, Utah State University, August 2013. Thesis: Designing, Optimizing, and Sustaining Heterogeneous Chip Multiprocessors to Systematically Exploit Dark Silicon [link]. GPA: 4.0.
- B.S. Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University–Idaho, July 2011. Graduated Summa Cum Laude (top 1%). Presidential Scholar. GPA: 3.98.
Professional Work Experience
- Electronics Engineer. Department of Defense. Hill Air Force Base. Clearfield, UT. 2013-2015.
- Software Intern. LabVIEW FPGA Hardware Team, National Instruments. Austin, TX. Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer. 2011.
Academic Work Experience
- Graduate Research Assistant. Purdue University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. West Lafayette, IN. Research performed with Professor Kaushik Roy. [Nanoelectronics Research Lab]. 2015-Present.
- Graduate Research Assistant. Utah State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Logan, UT. Research performed with Dr. Sanghamitra Roy and Dr. Koushik Chakraborty. [BRIDGE LAB]. 2011-2013.
- Graduate Teaching Assistant. Utah State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Logan, UT. Courses: ECE 5/6460 VLSI Design Automation and ECE 5/6470 VLSI Design. 2012-2013.
- Lead Lab Assistant. Brigham Young University–Idaho, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department. Rexburg, ID. 2010-2011.
- Teaching Assistant. Brigham Young University–Idaho, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department. Rexburg, ID. Courses: ECE 224 Intro to Digital Design, ECE 324 Computer Architecture, CS 345 Operating Systems, and ECE 440 Data Communications and Networking. 2010-2011.
- External Reviewer. ISQED 2012, ASQED 2012, ICCD 2012, TCAS 2013, ASQED 2013, and DAC 2015.
- IEEE Student Chaper Chairman. Brigham Young University–Idaho Chapter. 2010.
- Religious Missionary. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brazil Sao Paulo South Mission. 2007-2009. Fluent in Brazilian Portuguese.
- Scoutmaster. Troop 365. Trapper Trails Council. 2014-2015.
- Jason Allred and Kaushik Roy. “Unsupervised Incremental STDP Learning Using Forced Firing of Dormant or Idle Neurons.” Proceedings of the 2016 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2016. [link]
- Jason Allred, Sanghamitra Roy, and Koushik Chakraborty. “Long Term Sustainability of Differentially Reliable Systems in the Dark Silicon Era.” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), 2013. [link]
- Jason Allred, Sanghamitra Roy, and Koushik Chakraborty. “Designing for Dark Silicon: A Methodological Perspective on Energy Efficient Systems.” Proceedings of the 2012 ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronic Devices (ISLPED), 2012. [link]
- Dean Anjacas, Koushik Chakraborty, Sanghamitra Roy, and Jason Allred. “Tackling QoS-induced Aging in Exascale Systems through Agile Path Selection.” Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), 2014. [link]
- Jason Allred, Sanghamitra Roy, and Koushik Chakraborty. “Dark Silicon Aware Multicore Systems: Employing Design Automation with Architectural Insight.” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), 2013. [link]
- Jason Allred. “Designing, Optimizing, and Sustaining Heterogeneous Chip Multiprocessors to Systematically Exploit Dark Silicon.” Utah State University (USU), 2013. [link]
- Ross Fellowship. School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Purdue University. (2015)
- Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year Award. Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Utah State University. (2012-2013)
- Summa Cum Laude. Brigham Young University-Idaho. (2011).
Declined PhD Fellowships
- ECE Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship. University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2015).
- Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. University of Texas at Austin. (2015).
- Royal E. Cabell Fellowship. Northwestern University. (2015).
- Carnegie Institute of Technology Dean’s Fellowship. Carnegie Mellon University. (2013).
- College of Technology and Innovation Dean’s Fellowship. Arizona State University. (2013).
- Wayne Brown Graduate Fellowship. University of Utah. (2013).
- Royal E. Cabell Fellowship. Northwestern University. (2013).
- Patent: US 9213577 B2 – Sustainable differentially reliable architecture for dark silicon [link]
- Eagle Scout. Boy Scouts of America.
- Franklin Covey Leadership Foundations. Franklin Covey. (2011). [link]
- Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer. National Instruments. (2011-2013). [link]