Matthew K. Farrens - Professor


Interests

Professor Farrens is interested in all aspects of computer architecture, but primarily in the architecture and design of high-performance single-chip processors with an emphasis on the interconnection/communication layer. Professor Farrens is also interested in high-speed scientific processing, in particular in exploring issues related to the memory system, and in Instruction Level Parallelism.


Teaching

Fall 13:

Winter 14: Spring 14: Summer 14:

Research

University phone : (530) 752-9678
Office : 3047 Kemper Hall


Vital Stats/Scouting Report

6'2" Tall, 195 lbs.
Bats Right, Throws Right. Hits to all fields with good power. Fine outfielder, excellent range and instincts. Covers a lot of territory. Strong but occasionally inaccurate arm.
Decent speed, soft hands. Runs good patterns. Can take a hit, but doesn't like to go over the middle.
Good post up player, nice jump shot from mid-range. Likes to play with his back to the basket, but can bring the ball up court in a pinch. Weak long-range shooter. Defensive intensity varies.

No killer instinct :-(.


Almighty Tallest Purple: Weren't you banished to Foodcourtia? Shouldn't you be...frying something?
Zim: Oh, I quit when I found out about this.
Almighty Tallest Purple: You quit being banished?
farrens@cs.ucdavis.edu