Donald Biggar Willett Faculty Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bio: Dr. Deming Chen obtained his BS in computer science from University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1995, and his MS and PhD in computer science from University of California at Los Angeles in 2001 and 2005 respectively. He worked as a software engineer between 1995-1999 and 2001-2002. He joined the ECE department of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2005 and has been a full professor in the same department since 2015. He is a research professor in the Coordinated Science Laboratory and an affiliate professor in the CS department. His current research interests include system-level and high-level synthesis, computational genomics, GPU and reconfigurable computing, and hardware security. He has given more than 80 invited talks sharing these research results worldwide. Dr. Chen is a technical committee member for a series of top conferences and symposia on EDA, FPGA, low-power design, and VLSI systems design. He also served as Program or General Chair, TPC Track Chair, Session Chair, Panelist, Panel Organizer, or Moderator for many of these conferences. He is an associated editor for several IEEE and ACM journals. He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2008, and six Best Paper Awards for ASPDAC'09, SASP'09, FCCM'11, SAAHPC'11, CODES+ISSS'13, and ICCAD'15. He received the ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award in 2010, and IBM Faculty Award in 2014 and 2015. He is the Donald Biggar Willett Faculty Scholar. He is included in the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent in 2008. He was involved in two startup companies previously, which were both acquired. In 2016, he co-founded a new startup, Inspirit IoT, Inc., for design and synthesis for machine learning targeting the IoT industry. Inspirit IoT recently received an NSF SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Award from the US government.
Bio: Dr. Yiran Chen received B.S and M.S. (both with honor) from Tsinghua University and Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2005. After five years in industry, he joined University of Pittsburgh in 2010 as Assistant Professor and then promoted to Associate Professor in 2014, held Bicentennial Alumni Faculty Fellow. He now is Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University and serving as the co-director of Duke Center for Evolutionary Intelligence, focusing on the research of new memory and storage systems, machine learning and neuromorphic computing, and mobile computing systems. Dr. Chen has published one book, a dozen of book chapters, and more than 300 technical papers. He has been granted 91 US and international patents with other 11 pending applications. He is the associate editor of IEEE TCAD, IEEE D&T, IEEE ESL, ACM JETC, ACM TCPS, and served on the technical and organization committees of more than 40 international conferences. He received 5 best paper awards from ISQED, ISLPED, GLSVLSI, ESWEEK, DATE, and the other a dozen of nominations from premier international conferences. He is the recipient of NSF CAREER award and ACM SIGDA outstanding new faculty award.
Bio: Kiyoung Choi received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, all in EE, from Seoul National University, KAIST, and Stanford University, respectively. He worked for LG from 1978 to 1983 and for Cadence Design Systems from 1989 to 1991. In 1991, he moved to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Seoul National University, where he is now a professor. His primary research interests are in EDA, computer architecture, and machine learning. He is a Fellow of IEEE.
Bio: Professor Henry Shu-hung Chung received the B.Eng. degree and the Ph.D degree in electrical engineering both from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, in 1991 and 1994 respectively. Since 1995 he has been with the City University of Hong Kong. He is currently professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering and Director of the Centre for Smart Energy Conversion and Utilization Research, City University of Hong Kong. He is Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). His research interests include renewable energy conversion technologies, lighting technologies, and smart grid technologies. He is currently Editor-in chief of the IEEE Power Electronics Letters, and Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. He has received numerous industrial awards for his invented energy saving technologies.
Bio: Dr. Songbin Gong joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as an assistant professor in August 2013. Prior to UIUC, he was a research scientist with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh from 2012 to 2013, and a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia from 2010 to 2012.
He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, in 2010, and his Bachelor degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, in 2004. He has over ten years of research experience in RF microsystems and 30 peer-reviewed publications on the subject.
His research interests primarily include design and implementation of RF-MEMS devices, components, and subsystems for reconfigurable RF front ends, and engineering hybrid microsystems based on the integration of MEMS devices with photonics or circuits for imaging, sensing,and signal processing.
Dr. Gong is an recipient of the 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award. He has been a guest editor for the special issue of "RF-MEMS" in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering,and also a technical committee member of MTT-21 RF-MEMS in IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.
Bio: Frédéric Grillot was born in Versailles, France, on August 22, 1974. He received the M.Sc. degree from the University of Dijon, France, 1999, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Besançon, France, in 2003. His doctoral research activities were conducted within the optical component research department in Alcatel-Lucent working on the effects of the optical feedback dynamics in semiconductor lasers, and the impact this phenomenon has on communication systems. From 2003 to 2004, he was with the Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale (University Paris-Sud) where he focused on integrated optics modeling and on Si-based passive devices for optical interconnects. From September 2004 to September 2012, he was working with the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées as an Assistant Professor. From 2008 to 2009, he was also a Visiting Professor at the University of New-Mexico, Albuquerque, USA, leading research in optoelectronics at the Center for High Technology Materials. Since October 2012, he has been working with Telecom Paristech (alias Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications), Paris, France where he became Associate Professor then Full Professor in January 2017. Since August 2015, he has also been serving as a Research Professor at the University of New-Mexico. In April 2017, he joined the Electrical Engineering department at the University of California at Los Angeles as a visiting Professor teaching dynamics of lasers and doing research in mesoscopic optics and quantum electronics. Dr. Grillot is the author or coauthor of 77 journal papers, one book, three book chapters, and more than 170 contributions in international conferences and workshops. His current research interests include advanced quantum confined devices using new materials such as quantum dots and dashes, light emitters based on intersubband transitions, nonlinear dynamics and optical chaos in semiconductor lasers systems as well as microwave and silicon photonics applications including photonic clocks and photonic analog to digital converters. He is an Associate Editor for Optics Express, Senior Member of the SPIE and of the IEEE Photonics Society, as well as a Member of the OSA
Bio: Yinhe Han, Professor of Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His interests include chip design and test, computer architecture. In these fields, he has published more than 70 high quality papers, including some top conferences papers such as ISCA, HPCA, DAC. He has received several important awards such as the Second class prize of National Technology Invention Awards (2012), National Outstanding Dissertation Award Candidates (2008), Outstanding Dissertation Award of China Computer Federation(CCF). He was the Chair of CCF Young Computer Scientists & Engineers Forum (CCF YOCSEF)(2016-2017), and the secretary of technical committee on fault tolerant computing. His work is supported by the National Natural Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars (2015).
Bio: Dr. Yiming Huai serves as VP of Technology and Foundry Partnership at Avalanche Technology, a front runner to commercialize STT MRAM technology. He leads Avalanche STT MRAM product development and manufacturing in collaboration with top-tier foundries and also plays a key role in business development.
Dr. Huai is a pioneer on STT MRAM and was the first to demonstrate spin transfer switching in magnetic tunnel junctions. Dr. Huai received his BS degree in theoretical physics from Shanghai University of Science and Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Montreal . He worked as a Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada. From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Huai served as Sr. Director of Thin Film Manufacturing at Read-Rite Corporation (now Western Digital), where he led the development and volume production of industry leading GMR heads for hard disk drives. In 2002, Dr. Huai cofounded Grandis, Inc., a pioneer in STT MRAM technology and served as CTO, VP of Engineering and board member. While at Grandis, Dr. Huai successfully raised more than $25M in private and government (DARPA and NIST) funding and led STT MRAM joint development with leading semiconductor companies (Renesas and Hynix). Grandis was acquired by Samsung in 2011. He has published more than 140 papers in scientific journals, and holds more than 150 U.S. patents. He has given more than 60 invited talks on STT-MRAM technology and has served as Conference Chairman and Organizer for major international magnetic and semiconductor conferences and workshops. Dr. Huai was an Editorial Board member of Spin Journal in 2012 and a Board of Director of Chinese American Information Storage Society from 2005-2006. In 1996, Dr. Huai received the prestigious R&D 100 Award for his innovative work on Ultra-High Density Magnetic Sensors.
Bio: Yong-Zhen Huang received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 1983, 1986, and 1989, respectively. Then He joined the Institute of Semiconductors (the Institute), Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a visiting Scholar at BT Laboratories, Ipswich, U.K., in 1994. He has been a Professor with the Institute since 1997. He is the Director of the State Key Lab on Integrated Optoelectronics, and Head of Optoelectronics R&D Center and vice-Director of Academic Committee of the Institute. He received the National Natural Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2002. His research interests are mainly focused on unidirectional emission semiconductor microcavity lasers for application in photonic integrated circuits, III-V lasers on silicon for optical interconnection, nonlinear dynamics for integrated microcavity lasers and optical frequency comb generation using dual-mode lasing microcavity laser as a seeding light source. He has established the first analytical mode solutions for dielectric equilateral triangle, square and rectangular optical microcavities, and proposed to realize unidirectional emission microcavity lasers by directly connecting an output waveguide, which can be fabricated by contacting photolithography technique, instead of evanescent coupled waveguide. His group has designed and fabricated a series novel directional emission microcavity lasers and integrated devices. He published over 100 SCI papers about microcavity lasers. His works on microcavity lasers were selected as important achievements of optics in China by the magazine of Laser and Optoelectronics in 2008, 2009 and 2010. One of his Ph. D students got the prize of national 100 excellent doctoral dissertations and three got the prize of excellent doctoral dissertations of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Bio: Prof. Adrian Ioinovici is an IEEE Fellow. He was awarded the "One Thousand Talents Program Award" of China. He is a Professor and Faculty Dean of Holon Institute of Technology, Israel. His research interests are in simulation of power electronics circuits, switched-capacitor-based converters and inverters, soft-switching DC power supplies, and three-level converters. He is the author of the book Computer-Aided Analysis of Active Circuits (New York: Marcel Dekker, 1990) and of the chapter "Power Electronics" in the Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology (Acad. Press, 2001). He has published more than 150 papers in circuit theory and power electronics. Prof. Ioinovici has been Chairman of the Technical Committee on Power Systems and Power Electronics of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS - I and of the Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers. He served as General Chairman of the Conferences ISCSC’86, ISCSC’88 (Herzlya, Israel), SPEC’94 (Hong Kong), organized and chaired special sessions in Power Electronics at ISCAS’91, ISCAS’92, ISCAS’95, ISCAS’2000, and was a member of the Technical Program Committee at the Conferences ISCAS’91- ISCAS’95 ,ISCAS’06, PESC’92-PESC’95, track chairman at ISCAS’96, ISCAS’99- ISCAS’2005, co-chairman of the Special Session’s Committee at ISCAS’97, co-chairman of the Tutorial Committee at ISCAS’06, and designed co-chair, Special Session Committee at ISCAS’10, Paris. He was a Guest Editor of special issues of IEEE Transactions on CAS (Aug. 1997 and Aug. 2003) and a special issue on Power Electronics of Journal of Circuits, System and Computers (Aug. 2003).
Bio: Fadi Kurdahi received his PhD from the University of Southern California in 1987. Since then, he has been a faculty at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at UCI, where he conducts research in the areas of Computer Aided Design and design methodology of large scale systems. He serves as the Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Studies of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Embedded & Cyber-physical Systems (CECS), comprised of world-class researchers in the general area of Embedded and Cyber-physical Systems. He served on numerous editorial boards, and was program chair or general chair on program committees of several workshops, symposia and conferences in the area of CAD, VLSI, and system design. He received the best paper awards for the IEEE Transactions on VLSI in 2002, ISQED in 2006 and ASP-DAC in 2016, and other distinguished paper awards at DAC, EuroDAC, ASP- DAC and ISQED. He also received the Distinguished Alumnus award from his Alma Mater, the American University of Beirut in 2008. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the AAAS.
Bio: Jih-Sheng (Jason) Lai received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1985 and 1989, respectively. In 1989, he joined the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), where he managed EPRI-sponsored power electronics research projects. From 1993, he worked with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory as the Power Electronics Lead Scientist, where he initiated a high power electronics program and developed several novel high power converters including multilevel converters and auxiliary resonant snubber based soft-switching inverters. He joined Virginia Tech in 1996. Currently he is James. S. Tucker Endowed Chair Professor and the Director of Future Energy Electronics Center (FEEC). He has published more than 400 refereed technical papers and 2 books. He holds 25 U.S. patents in the area of high power electronics and their applications. He received Technical Achievement Award in Lockheed Martin Award Night and 11 Best Paper Awards from IEEE conferences and journals. His student teams won the First Prize Award in Texas Instruments Analog Design Competition in 2011, the Grand Prize Award from International Future Energy Challenge in 2013, and the Top Three Award from the Google Little Box Challenge in 2016. Dr. Lai is an IEEE Fellow and the recipient of 2016 IEEE Industry Applications Society Gerald Kliman Innovation Award. He is the Founding Chairs of Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT-2016) and IEEE Future Energy Challenge (IFEC-2001), General Chairs of IEEE Workshop on Computers in Power Electronics (COMPEL 2000) and IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC 2005). Currently he serves as the Publications Chair for IEEE Transportation Electrification Community, Editor for IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, and Academic Editor for Energies – an MDPI Journal.
Bio: Professor Kei May Lau is Fang Professor of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, Houston, Texas. She was on the ECE faculty at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst and initiated MOCVD, compound semiconductor materials and devices programs. Since the fall of 2000, she has been with the ECE Department at HKUST. She established the Photonics Technology Center for R&D effort in III-V materials, optoelectronic, high power, and high-speed devices. Professor Lau is a Fellow of the IEEE, and a recipient of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Awards for Women (FAW) Scientists and Engineers (1991) and Croucher Senior Research Fellowship (2008). She is an Editor of the IEEE EDL and Associate Editor of Applied Physics Letters.
Bio: Fan-Yi Lin received the B.S. degree in Electrophysics from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1997 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2001 and 2004, respectively. He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Institute of Photonics Technologies, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan in 2004. His research interests include laser dynamics, lidar and radar, chaos, and photonic microwave generations.
University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute
Bio: Professor Chengbin Ma received the B.S. degree in industrial automation from East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 2001 and 2004, respectively. From 2004 to 2006, he was an R&D Researcher with the Servo Motor Laboratory, FANUC Limited, Japan. Between 2006 and 2008, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA. He joined the University of Michigan–Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU Joint Institute), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2008, and currently an Associate Professor of electrical and computer engineering. His research interests include energy and battery management, wireless power transfer, motion control and mechatronics, and wide applications from electronic devices, electric vehicles to microgrids and smart grids.
Dr. Ma is currently a Vice Chair, Energy Storage Technical Committee, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and an Associated Editor of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Technical News (ITeN) and the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. At Shanghai Jiao Tong University, he received Outstanding Teaching Award in 2016, Research Excellence Award from UM-SJTU Joint Institute in 2015 and 2016, and the Dynamic Systems Control Laboratory he has established won the award of SJTU Koguan Top Ten Best Research Groups in 2014. The PhD student he supervised won the award of SJTU Top Ten Academic Star in 2016. (email: email@example.com; web：http://umji.sjtu.edu.cn/lab/dsc/)
The Edgar L. and Harold H. Buttner Chair of EECS, University of California at Berkeley
Bio: Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli holds the Edgar L. and Harold H. Buttner Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, at University of California, Berkeley. He helped founding Cadence and Synopsys, the two leading companies in EDA. He consulted for companies such as Intel, HP, Bell Labs, IBM, Samsung, UTC, Kawasaki Steel, Fujitsu, Telecom Italia, Pirelli, GM, BMW, Mercedes, Magneti Marelli, ST Microelectronics, ELT and UniCredit. He earned the IEEE/RSE Maxwell Award for “groundbreaking contributions that have had an exceptional impact on the development of electronics and electrical engineering”, the Kaufmann Award for seminal contributions to EDA, the EDAA lifetime Achievement Award, the IEEE/ACM R. Newton Impact Award, the University of California Distinguished Teaching Award, and the IEEE Graduate Teaching Award for inspirational teaching of graduate students. He is an IEE and ACM fellow, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and holds two honorary Doctorates. He authored over 850 papers, 17 books and 2 patents.
Bio: Alwyn Seeds received the Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from the University of London. From 1980 to 1983 he was a Staff Member at Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on GaAs monolithic millimetre-wave integrated circuits for use in phased-array radar. He returned to England in 1983, to take up a lectureship in telecommunications at Queen Mary College, University of London, moving to University College London in 1986, where he is now Professor of Opto-electronics and Head of the Photonics Group. He has published over 350 papers and many patents on microwave and opto-electronic devices and their systems applications. His current research interests include microwave and THz photonics and photonic integration.
Professor Seeds has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), an IEEE Fellow (USA), and has served as a Member of the Board of Governors and Vice-President for Technical Affairs of the IEEE Photonics Society (USA). He is Principal Investigator of the EPSRC Programme Grant on Coherent THz Systems, Director of the joint UCL-Cambridge EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Photonic and Electronic Systems and Director of the National Dark Fibre Infrastructure Service (UK). He is a co-founder of ZinWave Inc., a manufacturer of wireless over fibre systems, which was acquired by McWane Technologies in 2014. He was awarded the 2012 Gabor Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics for his work on microwave photonics.
Bio: Hiroo Sekiya received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, in 1996, 1998, and 2001 respectively. Since April 2001, he has been with Chiba University and now he is a Professor at Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan. From Feb. 2008 to Feb. 2010, he was also with Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, Ohio, USA as a visiting scholar. His research interests include high-frequency high-efficiency tuned power amplifiers, resonant dc/dc power converters, dc/ac inverters, nonlinear phenomena on electrical circuits, and digital signal processing for wireless communications. He received 2008 Funai Information and Science Award for Young Scientist, 2008 Hiroshi Ando Memorial Young Engineering Award, Ericsson Young Scientist Award 2008, and Best Paper Award of ICUFN2010.
Bio: Dr. Steve Trimberger holds a Ph.D. degree from California Institute of Technology. Since 1988, he has been employed at Xilinx, where he is currently Xilinx Fellow heading the Circuits and Architectures Group in Xilinx Research Labs in San Jose, California. He was the technical leader for the XC4000 design automation software, developed a dynamically-reconfigurable multi-context FPGA, led the architecture definition group for the Xilinx XC4000X device families and designed the bitstream security functions in the Xilinx Virtex families of FPGAs. He led the group that developed the first die-stacked 3D FPGA prototype at Xilinx. He has served as Design Methods Chair for the Design Automation Conference, Program Chair and General Chair for the ACM/SIGDA FPGA Symposium and on the technical programs of numerous Workshops and Symposia. He has authored five books and dozens of papers on design automation, FPGA architectures and hardware security. He has more than 230 patents in IC design, FPGA and ASIC architecture, CAE, hardware security and cryptography. His innovations appear today in nearly all commercial FPGA devices. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the ACM, and a Fellow of the IEEE.
Distinguished Professor and Raytheon Chair in Electrical Engineering
University of California at Los Angeles
Bio: Dr. Kang L. Wang is currently Distinguished Professor and the Raytheon Chair Professor in Physical Science and Electronics in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is affiliated with the Departments of ECE, MSE and Physics. He received his BS degree from National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan) and his MS and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a Member of Academia Sinica, Fellow of the IEEE, and a member of the American Physical Society. He was a Guggenheim Fellow. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE TNANO, editor of Artech House, Consulting Editor for Spins, and Associate Editor for Science Advances. His research areas include nanoscale physics and materials; molecular beam epitaxy; topological and quantum matters; spintronics and low dissipation devices; neurodynamics and neurotronics.
Bio: Yu Wang received his B.S. degree in 2002 and Ph.D. degree (with honor) in 2007 from Tsinghua University, Beijing. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor with the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University. His research interests include brain inspired computing, application specific hardware computing, parallel circuit analysis, and power/reliability aware system design methodology. Dr. Wang has authored and coauthored over 150 papers in refereed journals and conferences. He has received Best Paper Award in FPGA 2017, ISVLSI 2012, and Best Poster Award in HEART 2012 with 7 Best Paper Nominations. He is a recipient of IBM X10 Faculty Award in 2010. He served as TPC chair for ICFPT 2011 and Finance Chair of ISLPED 2012-2016, and served as program committee member for leading conferences in these areas, including top EDA conferences such as DAC, DATE, ICCAD, ASP-DAC, and top FPGA conferences such as FPGA and FPT. Currently he serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief for ACM SIGDA E-Newsletter, Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on CAD, and Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers. He also serves as guest editor for Integration, the VLSI Journal and IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems. He has given 25+ invited talks in industry/academia. He is now with ACM Distinguished Speaker Program. He is an ACM/IEEE Senior Member.
Bio: Shimeng Yu received the B.S. degree in microelectronics from Peking University, Beijing, China in 2009, and the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA in 2011, and in 2013, respectively. He is currently an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.
His research interests are emerging nano-devices and circuits with a focus on the resistive memories for different applications including neuro-inspired computing, hardware security, monolithic 3D integration, and radiation-hard electronics, etc. He has published >60 journal papers and >90 conference papers with citations >4000 and H-index 29.
Among his honors, he is a recipient of the Stanford Graduate Fellowship from 2009 to 2012, the IEEE Electron Devices Society Masters Student Fellowship in 2010, the IEEE Electron Devices Society PhD Student Fellowship in 2012, the DOD-DTRA Young Investigator Award in 2015, and the NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award in 2016.
He did summer internship in IMEC, Belgium in 2011, and IBM TJ Watson Research Center in 2012. He held visiting faculty position in Air Force Research Laboratory in 2016. He served the Technical Program Committee for IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2015-2017, ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2017, and IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) 2017, etc.
Lab website: http://faculty.engineering.asu.edu/shimengyu/