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Simon Winberg

  • Dr
  • Lecturer
  • University of Cape Town
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Research interests

FPGA-based digital accelerator designMachine LearningPattern RecognitionHeterogeneous ComputingDomain Specific Languages


Dr. Simon Winberg is a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering at UCT. He worked in the embedded systems industry in both South Africa and in the USA prior to embarking on his PhD studies and subsequently becoming an academic staff member at UCT. His research areas are hybrid computer systems, high performance computing and FPGA-based reconfigurable computers for application to radar systems and radio astronomy. In addition he has gained experience in, and has supervised recent projects concerning embedded systems, embedded software, image processing and research related to engineering education.

Co-authors (45)

  • israel tshililo
  • Karthik Rajeswaran
  • Matthew Bridges
  • khobatha setetemela
  • Gordon Inggs

Publications (5)

  • Cost effective solution for minimization of medical errors and acquisition of vitals by using autonomous nursing robot

    • Arif D
    • Ahmad A
    • Bakar M
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  • ‘I take engineering with me': epistemological transitions across an engineering curriculum

    • Winberg C
    • Winberg S
    • Jacobs C
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  • Building a Rhino Harness A Software Defined Radio Toolflow for rapid prototyping upon FPGAs

    • Inggs G
    • Thomas D
    • Winberg S
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  • Rapid model-based prototyping tool for SDR on a RC platform

    • Katz S
    • Winberg S
    • Mishra A
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  • WASP: A radio geolocation system on highly resource constrained mobile platforms

    • Chhokra K
    • Bapty T
    • Scott J
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Professional experience


University of Cape Town

January 2010 - Present

Education history

Computer Science

University of Tennessee Space Institute

January 2001 - June 2002(a year)