Applications and Systems-Driven Center for Energy-Efficient Integrated NanoTechnologies

ASCENT is a microelectronics research center funded by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The center's mission is to provide breakthrough advances in integrated nanoelectronics to sustain the promise of Moore’s Law. ASCENT is led by the University of Notre Dame along with 13 partner universities and 29 Principal Investigators.

Nanoelectronics Research is Driving Advancements In

  • Machine learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Heterogeneous Integration
  • Neuromorphic Computing
  • Spintronics