PhD Student Meng Li Wins Gold Medal at ACM/SIGDA Student Research Competition

Meng Li

Texas ECE PhD student Meng Li won the First Place Gold Medal at the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Design Automation (ACM/SIGDA) Student Research Competition held at the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD). His research competition title is "Design-for-Security Techniques for Hardware IP Supply Chain Protection”. 


ECE Student Wuxi Li Places First in ACM ISPD Poster Contest

Wuxi Li

Wuxi Li has placed first in the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD) Contest with his project Clock-Aware FPGA Placement. The ISPD provides a premier forum to exchange ideas and promote research on critical areas related to the physical design of VLSI systems. The contest is sponsored and organized by Xilinx, the largest FPGA company in the world. It uses industry-strength benchmarks and specifications, thus making it highly challenging. Compared to many other teams which have multiple students in each team, Li made it as the single student member in the UT team.


Prof. David Pan, Students Wuxi Li and Shounak Dhar Win First Place at ISPD

CAD Contest

Prof. David Pan and his students Wuxi Li and Shounak Dhar for won 1st Place in the CAD Contest on FPGA Placement at the ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD). The contest was run by Xilinx and involved a challenging industry-style benchmarks and evaluating scripts. Nineteen teams from around the world participated. The top five teams were invited to ISPD 2016. ISPD is the premier symposium dedicated to IC physical design and related areas.

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Prof. Milos Gligoric Receives 2015 ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award


Prof. Milos Gligoric has been named the recipient of the 2015 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGSOFT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. The [ACM] SIGSOFT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award is presented annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the area of Software Engineering.


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