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  • 05/02/2010, I'll serve as the program committee member in FTP 2010, which will be held in Dec. at Beijing.
  • 04/28/2010, I'll chair the session "Catch of the Day in Benchmarking and Optimal Synthesis" at DAC 2010.

  • 11/20/2009, I'm now hiring graduate students, please contact me if you're interested at the software tool and algorithm development for EDA. Students with machine learning and graph theory background are welcome to apply. Financial supports are available.
  • 11/15/2009, I'll be teaching CMPE 382 Computer Architecture and Organization in winter 2010.
  • 11/14/2009, My paper about Boolean matching was accepted by FPGA 2010.
  • 11/06/2009, My paper for a robustness evaluation was accepted by DATE 2010.
  • My paper Fault-tolerant synthesis with dual-output LUTs was accepted by ASP-DAC 2010. (Sep. 25, 2009)
  • My invited paper about fault-tolerant synthesis will be presented in ASICON09. (Sep. 01, 200 9)
  • My paper In-Place Reconfiguration for FPGA Fault Tolerance was accepted by ICCAD 2009. (Jul. 26, 2009)
  • Delivered an inivated talk in IWECS 2009. (Jul. 07, 2009)
  • My dissertation has been accepted to present at DAC PH.D. Forum 2009. (Jun. 10, 2009)
  • Filed my dissertation, officially Ph.D. now! (May 29, 2009)
  • As a team member in Perseus Medical, we won the 1st place of 2009 UCLA Knapp Venture Competition!(May 28, 2009)
  • Passed my final oral exam, one step closer to finishing my Ph.D.! (May 22, 2009)
  • My first magazine article about wireless healthcare was accepted by IEEE Potentials Magazine. (Apr. 09, 2009)
  • My paper about fault-tolerant resynthesis for dual-output LUTs is accepted by SELSE5. (Feb. 11, 2009)
  • My work about FPGA architecture done with Xilinx folks was accepted by IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design for Circuit and Systems (TCAD). (Dec. 22, 2008)
  • My testing power reduction paper was accepted by ISQED 2009. (Nov. 24, 2008)
  • Received Department Fellowship from Electrial Engineering in Fall 2008. (Aug. 22, 2008)
  • My paper Robust FPGA Resynthesis Based on Fault Tolerant Boolean Matching was nominated to IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Award 2008. (Jul. 8, 2008)
  • My work about robust Boolean matching was accepted by International Conference of Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD) 2008. (Jue. 26, 2008)
  • My work about SAT-based Boolean matching was accepted by IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design for Circuit and Systems. (Jun. 16, 2008)
  • Received Best Contribution Award from IEEE IWLS Programming Challenge 2008. (Jun. 06, 2008)
  • My work about robust Boolean matching was accepted by International Workshop on Logic Synthesis 2008. (Apr. 06, 2008)
  • My old work about power-aware dual-Vdd buffer insertion was accepted by IEEE Trans. on CAD (TCAD), finally... (Mar. 27, 2008)
  • Received CESASC Scholarship 2008. (Mar. 12, 2008)
  • My paper about FPGA resynthesis was accepted by DAC 2008. (Feb. 22, 2008)
  • Received Departmental Fellowship (Dean's Special GSR) for Winter 2008. (Dec. 10th, 2007)
  • Selected as a finalist for 2008-2009 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship (Dec. 7th, 2007)
  • My work about the low power FPGA synthesis was accepted to ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES). (Oct. 23rd, 2007)
  • My old work about the obstacle-avoiding Steiner tree construction was finally accepted by Integration, the VLSI Journal. (Oct. 18, 2007)
  • The journal version of Zhen's routing paper was accepted by TCAD. (Oct. 11, 2007)
  • Presented my paper at SRC Techcon 2007 in Austin (Sep. 12th, 2007).
  • My Tetris is uploaded, try it out! (see my misc page). (Jul. 12th, 2007)
  • My two papers about FPGA logic synthesis were accepted by International Conference on Computer Aided Design 20007 (Jun. 19th, 2007)
  • My two papers about FPGA logic synthesis were accepted by International Workshop on Logic & Synthesis 2007 (Apr. 16th, 2007)
  • Passed Ph.D. qualifying exam and was promoted to a Ph.D. candidate. (Mar. 15th, 2007)
  • Paper resubmission diagram for VLSI CAD/FPGA conferences (see my misc page). (Mar. 11th, 2007)
  • Tiffany received Luis Balmaseda Fellowship in Statistics Dept. (Feb. 8th, 2007)
  • My paper about power optimal buffering was accepted by International Workshop on System Level Interconnect Prediction. (Jan. 9th, 2007)
  • My paper about temperature variation aware clock embedding was accepted by ACM International Symposium on Physical Design. (Nov. 18th, 2006)
  • My paper about statistical retiming for FPGAs was accepted by International Symposium on FPGA 2007. (Nov. 13th, 2006)
  • Passed Ph.D. prelim, here is my research report. (Nov. 6th, 2006)
  • Paper "DpRouter: A Fast and Accurate Dynamic-Pattern-Based Global Routing Algorithm" was accepted by ASPDAC'07 (Sep. 28th, 2006)
  • Back to LA and Fall'06 quarter starts (Sep. 28th, 2006)
  • Tiffany was admitted by Statistics Dept. in UCLA and got her F1 visa. She's gonna enroll in Fall'06 (Aug. 18th, 2006)
  • One year celebration for being at United States (Aug. 17th, 2006)
  • Presented my paper at 43rd DAC (Jul. 26th, 2006)
  • Moved to Los Altos for my summer internship in Xilinx (Jun. 17th, 2006)
  • Spring quarter ended (Jun. 14th, 2006)
  • Passed the driving test at Santa Monica DVM (Jun. 12th, 2006)