General Information

COOL Chips is an International Symposium initiated in 1998 to present advancement of low-power and high-speed chips.  The symposium covers leading-edge technologies in all areas of microprocessors and their applications.  The COOL Chips XIX is to be held on April 20-22, 2016.


COOLChips XIX was successfully held during April 20-22, 2016.

Award Winners @ COOLChips XIX


     Best Poster Award

    “ Performance and Power Evaluation of FPGA-based Tsunami Simulator using
    Floating-Point DSPs ” by Kohei Nagasu, Kentaro Sano, Fumiya Kono, and Naohito Nakasato

     Featured Poster Award

  • “ Audio Down-Mixing Hardware Based on Sound-tracing ” by Dukki Hong, Hyuck-Joo Kwon, Juwon Yun, and Woo-Chan Park
  • “ A 20uA/MHz at 200MHz Microcontroller with Low Power Memory Access
    Scheme for Small Sensing Nodes ” by Masami Nakajima and Ichiro Naka

Please see more pictures for Award ceremony page.



On IEEE MICRO Nov.-Dec. 2015
We have selected and shepherded two excellent papers from COOL Chips XVIII and these have published on IEEE MICRO Nov.-Dec. 2015(link to From the Editor in Chief).



  • Apr 17, 2016: On-line registration has been closed. Please make on-site registration during the COOL Chips XIX. For more detail, please check Registration page.
  • Apr 15, 2016: Time table of April 22, Friday has been changed. Please check at Advance Program page.
  • Mar 29, 2016: Advance Program is now open. Please check Advance Program page.
  • Mar 21, 2016: Poster Abstract Submission deadline has been extended to Mar. 28, 2016.
  • Mar 18, 2016: We have updated information about hotels & reservations at Travel information page.
  • Mar 15, 2016: Call for Participation and its PDF version have been updated at Call for Participation.
  • Mar 14, 2016: Online registration is now open. Please check Registration page.
  • Feb 9, 2016: Information of keynote, invited, special session presentations, and PDF version of Call for Participation have been updated at Call for Participation.
  • Feb 3, 2016: Extended Abstract Submission deadline has been extended to Feb. 15, 2016.
  • Jan 17, 2016: Registration information has been uploaded at Registration.
  • Jan 12, 2016: Submission page is now open, and Call for Posters has been uploaded. Please check Call for Contribution page.
  • Aug 21, 2015: Web site opened.

    Important Dates

    • February 15 , 2016 Extended Abstract Submission
    • March 15, 2016 Acceptance Notified
    • April 1, 2016 Final Manuscript Submission
    • March 28, 2016, Poster Abstract Submission
    • March 31, 2016 Poster Acceptance Notified