Steffen Vaas, M.Sc.

Since April 2015, Steffen Vaas is a member of the research staff at the Chair of Computer Architecture.


Address: Steffen Vaas
Lehrstuhl für Informatik 3 (Rechnerarchitektur)
Martensstraße 3
91058 Erlangen
Office: 07.134
Phone: +49 9131 85 27028
Fax: +49 9131 85 27912

Research Interests

  • Soft-Core Processors on FPGAs
  • Application-Specific Instruction-Set Processors (ASIP)
  • Deterministic Multi-Core Architectures for Safety-Critical Applications


  • Vaas, Steffen; Reichenbach, Marc; Fey, Dietmar:
    An Application-Specific Instruction Set Processor for Power Quality Monitoring.
    In: O'Conner, Lisa (Ed.): Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshop (IPDPSW)
    (23th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW), Chicago, May 23-24, 2016).
    -: IEEE International, 2016, pp. 181-188. - ISBN 978-1-5090-2140-6
  • Vaas, Steffen; Reichenbach, Marc; Stadelmayer, Thomas; Hofmann, Johannes; Fey, Dietmar:
    Embedded Parallel Computing Accelerators for Smart Control Units of Frequency Converters.
    In: Varbanescu, Ana Lucia (Ed.): ARCS 2016; 29th International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems
    (12th Workshop on Parallel Systems and Algorithms (PASA), Nuremberg, 4-7 April 2016).
    Nuremberg, Germany: VDE VERLAG GMBH, Berlin, Offenbach, 2016, pp. 1-5. - ISBN 978-3-8007-4157-1
  • Vaas, Steffen; Reichenbach, Marc; Margull, Ulrich; Fey, Dietmar:
    The R2-D2 Toolchain – Automated Porting of Safety-Critical Applications to FPGAs.
    In: Cumplido, René (Org.): Proceedings of ReConFig' 16
    (2016 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs, Cancun, Mexico, 30.11.2016 - 02.12.2016).
    2016, pp. to be published.
  • Reichenbach, Marc; Lieske, Tobias; Vaas, Steffen; Häublein, Konrad; Fey, Dietmar:
    FAUPU - A Design Framework for the Development of Programmable Image Processing Architectures.
    In: Cumplido, René (Ed.): Proceedings of ReConFig' 15
    (2015 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs, Mayan Riveria, Mexico, 07.-09.12.2015).
    2015, pp. 1-8.