Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Coordinated Science Laboratory
1308 W Main St
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Yao Chen (visiting Ph.D. student)
Ying-Yu (Christine) Chen
Jihe Wang (visiting Ph.D. student)
Amit Sangai, M.S., 2013 (joined law school in India)
Jacob Tolar, M.S., 2013 (joined Yahoo)
Chong Li, M.S., 2013 (joined University of Washington as a Ph.D. student)
Alex Papakonstantinou, Ph.D., 2012 (joined NVidia)
Artem Rogachev, MS, 2012 (joined TI).
Lu Wan, Ph.D., 2012 (joined Tensilica).
Chen Dong, Ph.D., 2010 (joined Magma).
Scott Chilstedt, MS, 2010 (joined IBM).
Greg Lucas, MS, 2010 (joined Intel).
Chi-chen Peng, MS, 2010 (joined Springsoft).
Shoaib Akram, MS, 2009 (joined Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology, Greece).
Scott Cromar, MS, 2009 (joined Law School, UIUC).
Lei Cheng, Ph.D., 2007 (co-advised with Prof. Martin Wong; joined Synplicity).
Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), 2013 - present
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), 2012 - present
Associate editor, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), 2009 - present
Associate editor, Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE), 2009 - present
Associate editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I), 2009 - 2012
Associate editor, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers (JCSC), 2009 - 2012
Associate editor, ACM SIGDA Electronic Newsletter, 2008 - 2010
Honors and Awards:
Achievement Award for Excellent Teamwork, Aplus Design Technologies, Inc, 2001
Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, UIUC, 2007
Strathmore's Who's Who, 2007-2008
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2008
On the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Students, Spring 2008
Best Paper Award, IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, 2009
Best Paper Award, IEEE Symposium on Application Specific Processors, 2009
ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award, 2010
Best Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines, 2011
Best Paper Award, Symposium on Application Accelerators in High Performance Computing, 2011
Best Paper Award Nomination, IEEE International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology, 2011
Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis, 2013
Spring 2006/2007/2009, ECE 425: Introduction to VLSI System Design Fall 2006/2007, ECE 598BL: Design and Synthesis of System-on-a-chip Spring 2008-2010, ECE 412: Microcomputer Laboratory Fall 2008-2011,2013, ECE 527: System-on-Chip Design Fall 2011, ECE 411: Computer Organization and Design Spring 2012/2013, ECE 385: Digital Systems Laboratory Fall 2013, ECE 298: Digital System Design Laboratory
High-level Synthesis on Fire: Research Receives Recognition from Academia, Industry
ECE Receives Zedboard Donation for Research, Education
Chen Receives Intel Gift to Study Increasing Computer Performance and Efficiency
ECE Faculty and Students Win IEEE FCCM Best Paper Award
Chen and Hwu Win IEEE SASP'09 Best Paper Award
Chen Promotes Nanotechnology Research
Graduate Students and Professor Team Up to Win Best Paper Award
ECE Faculty Receive CAREER Award
Illinois Named an OpenSPARC Center of Excellence
Last updated: 2/14/2014.