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  • Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering

Professional Service

  • Entity: IEEE/ACM ICCAD CAD Contest Chair/Co-chair. 2020 - 2022
  • Entity: International Workshop on Logic Synthesis (IWLS) Publicity Chair. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: ACM SIGDA CADathlon International Programming Contest Chair/Co-chair. 2018 - 2021
  • Entity: ACM TAU Timing Analysis Contest Co-chair. 2018 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship Award. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2022
  • Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award. NSF, 2022
  • Best Paper Award for “GPU-Accelerated Path-based Timing Analysis”. ACM TAU Workshop, 2021
  • Champion of the Large Sparse Graph Challenge. IEEE HPEC/MIT/Amazon, 2020
  • Second Prize of Open-source Software Competition. ACM Multimedia Conference, 2019
  • Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award (thesis title: “Distributed Timing Analysis”). ACM SIGDA, 2019
  • Best Electronic Design Automation Tool Award (OpenTimer). WOSET at ACM/IEEE ICCAD, 2018
  • Best Open-source Software Award. ACM Multimedia Conference, 2018
  • First Place of the CADathlon International Programming Contest. ACM SIGDA , 2017
  • Yi-Min Wang and Pi-Yu Chung Endowed Research Award. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016
  • First Place of the Timing Analysis Contest. ACM TAU Workshop, 2016
  • Rambus Computer Engineering Fellowship. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
  • Second Place of the Timing Analysis Contest. ACM TAU Workshop, 2015
  • Second Place of CADathlon International Programming Contest. ACM SIGDA, 2014
  • First Place of the Timing Analysis Contest. ACM TAU Workshop, 2014
  • Study Abroad Scholarship for Outstanding EECS Students. Taiwan's Ministry of Education , 2012
  • Second Place of the ACM Student Research Competition Grand Final. ACM, 2011

Internal Service

  • Graduate Student and Admission. Committee, 2021 - present. service.
  • University of Utah Asia Campus Faculty Search. Committee, 2021 - present. service.
  • University of Utah Asia Campus Students Summer Visit Program. Committee, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Faculty Search. Committee, 2019 - 2020. service.

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