The grant is part of a $7.5 million initiative by the DOE to support the research and development of innovative designs that will strengthen the resilienxe of the U.S. power grid.
Prof. Huang was chosen for demonstrating “a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and welfare of society.”
The research proposes "novel SRAM technology aimed at decoupling the conflicting low leakage power and low supply voltage design requirement using emerging nano-devices such as memristor and selector switches."
Students are selected based on a strong academic record, exemplifying leadership, and demonstrating a passion for technology.
Jeff Andrews, François Baccelli, Alan Bovik, and Robert Heath, professors at Texas ECE, have been recognized as Highly Cited Researchers for 2018.
Prof. Jaydeep Kulkarni and Prof. Sanjay Banerjee are co-principal investigators on a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore the advancement of energy efficient design in integrated circuits.
The title of his research for the competition was "UTPlaceF: A High-Performance Placement Engine For Modern FPGAs."