Michael T. Niemier

Michael Niemier

Computer Science and Engineering

Michael T. Niemier is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Professor Niemier is the recipient of an IBM Faculty Award, the best paper award at the IEEE Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures (2009), and the Joyce Award for excellence in teaching (2014). 

Professor Niemier received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from University of Notre Dame in 1998, 2000, and 2004, respectively.  While working toward the Ph.D. degree, he received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.  He was a Faculty Member at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA before returning to Notre Dame. 

Professor Niemier's research interests include designing, facilitating, and evaluating circuits and architectures based on emerging technologies.  Currently, Niemier's research efforts are based on both spin devices, as well as new transistor technologies.  Work on the latter is being conducted under the umbrella of the new DARPA/SRC STARnet center LEAST. Professor Niemier has served on numerous technical program committees for design related conferences (including DAC, DATE, etc.), and has served/serves as the co-chair for the emerging technologies track at DATE and DAC.