Abraham Gonzalez

UC Berkeley Ph.D. Student

About Me


Hello, everyone! My name is Abraham Gonzalez and I am a Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ph.D. student at the University of California at Berkeley in the ADEPT lab under Dr. Krste Asanovic. I am a highly motivated individual, passionate on learning more about computer microarchitecture and datacenter computing. I hope to make future computing faster, more efficient, and more available to all.



Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

University of California at Berkeley
August 2018 - Now

Bachelors in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Texas at Austin
August 2014 - May 2018

Work Experience


Computer Architecture Ph.D. Student

August 2018 - Now

I am currently working on the BOOM Out-of-Order Core project and the Chipyard SoC framework. Additionally, I have small contributions to the FireSim project. My research interests are in warehouse-scale computing, high-performance microarchitectures, and making computer architecture tooling easier and more efficient to use.

  • Chisel/RTL
  • C++
  • Make
  • Python
  • Bash

Scalable CPU Performance Development Group Intern

May 2018 - August 2018

Worked on debugging tools for microcontroller integration team and setup infrastructure between firmware team and microcontroller integration team to speed up work.

  • System Verilog
  • Python
  • Make

Microsystems Technology Lab Intern

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
May 2017 - August 2017

Researched electroplating growth in redistribution layers under Dr. Boning and Chris Lang at MIT. Modeled and designed neural networks and other machine learning models using Tensorflow and Python. Presented final research poster summarizing work and participated in multiple workshops.

  • Tensorflow/Python
  • Machine Learning

Office Shared Graphics Explore Intern

May 2016 - August 2016

Collaborated with Engineers and Senior Engineers on software design of new additions to the Office graphics suite. Worked with other Microsoft Program Managers and customers to create feature sets. Note: Lack of details due to NDA constraints.

  • C++
  • Front-end Development

UIM Driver Intern

May 2015 - August 2015

Designed software framework for smartcard interaction in C++/CLI. Integrated designed framework into .NET application that manages smartcards via CCID. Features included in the application included APDU transmission, APDU logging, file system viewing, file data parsing, file data manipulation and smartcard reader management.

  • C++/CLI
  • Smartcard Development