Cadence Academic Collaboration Award

Prof. Pan received the award for “contributions to design for manufacturing and physical design of integrated circuits and systems, and educating a diverse body of outstanding EDA professionals to industry.” 

AMIA Dissertation Award

Texas ECE alumna Jette Henderson was announced as the recipient of the 2019 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Doctoral Dissertation Award: Honorable Mention.

DAC 2019

 The team won for their paper "DREAMPlace: Deep Learning Toolkit-Enabled GPU Acceleration for Modern VLSI Placement." The Design Automation Conference is recognized as the premier conference for design and automation of electronic systems. 

Prof. Jaydeep Kulkarni

In this research, Kulkarni, the principal investigator, along with his collaborator from Vanderbilt University plans to explore novel Phase Transition Materials (PTM) to improve the radiation hardness of CMOS logic and memory circuits. 

Lambert Labs

Texas ECE students Sam Kanawati and Sal Pathare took Third Place in the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) on May 10, 2019. Lambert Labs aims to dramatically improve the affordability of blood glucose monitoring for diabetics worldwide.

Prof. Alex Dimakis

Prof. Alex Dimakis and his collaborators have investigated a potential threat to text-comprehension AIs. “When we deploy these AIs and we have no idea what they’re really doing, I think it’s a little scary,” Dimakis says.


The study was led by Shijia Wei, a Ph.D. candidate in the Cockrell School’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; his adviser, assistant professor Mohit Tiwari; and colleagues, professor Michael Orshansky and associate professor Andreas Gerstlauer.