Prof. Yiran Chen attended International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS) at Montreal, Canada between Sep. 29, 2013 and Oct. 04, 2013 and presented an invited paper entitled “Bio-Inspired Ultra Lower-Power Neuromorphic Computing Engine for Embedded Systems” as well as an invited talk entitled “Prefetching Techniques for STT-RAM based Last-level Cache in CMP Systems” in Memory Architecture and Organization Workshop (MeoAW).