Carnegie Mellon University

Data Storage Systems Center

College of Engineering

2020 DSSC West Coast Review

Tuesdays 9-11AM PDT (12-2PM EDT), May 19 - June 30, 2020
All sessions will be held via Zoom

DSSC Review Structure

In response to our continuing need for social distancing, we will be holding the DSSC Spring Review as a series of Zoom sessions in May and June occurring on alternating Tuesdays: 9-11AM CA Time (12-2PM PGH Time). Our first review will be Tuesday, May 19 and will feature an overview of the Center as a whole, our HAMR program, and talks on HAMR heads and media. Subsequent weeks will focus on additional talks on HDD Topics as well as talks focusing on logic and memory projects. See below for a complete schedule of presentations.

For security reasons, Zoom connection details will be sent via email. Please register to be sure you receive these details. 

Tuesday, May 19 
All sessions will be held via Zoom 
9:00-9:30 PDT
12:00-12:30 EDT
Welcome & State of the DSSC 
Jimmy Zhu
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9:30-10:00 PDT
12:30-1:00 EDT
HAMR Overview and Head Development at DSSC
James A. Bain
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10:00-10:25 PDT
1:00-1:25 EDT
Novel Fabrication Method for Granular FePt-L10 HAMR Media
Bing Zhou
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10:25-10:45 PDT
1:25-1:45 EDT
New Model of FePt10 Grain Thermomagnetic Switching
Jimmy Zhu
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Tuesday, June 2 
All sessions will be held via Zoom 
9:00-9:30 PDT
12:00-12:30 EDT
Deep Neural Network: Automatically Resolving ITI in TDMR
Yuwei Qin
9:30-9:50 PDT
12:30-12:50 EDT
Machine-learning assisted multi-actuator readout channels for HDD
Ryan Quinlan
9:50-10:10 PDT
12:50-1:10 EDT
Scanning Thermal Microscopy for NFT Characterization
Ben Friedman
Tuesday, June 16 
All sessions will be held via Zoom 
  Agenda TBD
Tuesday, June 30 
All sessions will be held via Zoom 
  Agenda TBD