Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
Lisa Wu Wills is the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. Prior to Duke, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. Before embarking on her career in academia, Wills was a research scientist at Intel Labs and a computer and performance architect at Intel for many years, architecting various Xeon server processors including leading the Xeon Phi Vector Processing Unit architecture. Her research interests include computer architecture and microarchitecture, accelerators, energy-efficient computing, and emerging applications related to big data such as database and graph analytics, healthcare such as genomics analytics for precision medicine, and artificial intelligence such as natural language processing for drug discovery. Wills has a PhD in computer science from Columbia University, a MS in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and a BS in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her work has received three IEEE Micro Top Picks selections and a MICRO best paper award.