Awards

  • U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator Award, 2020.
  • Best Paper Nomination, Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), 2020.
  • Faculty Research Award from MathWorks, 2020.
  • Massachusetts Acorn Innovation Award, 2019 .
  • Best Paper Nomination, AdvML workshop co-located with KDD 2019.
  • Ph.D. student Ning Liu will start as a superstar employee at DiDi AI Research (DiDi Inc.), 2019.
  • Student Geng Yuan receives 2019 System Design Contest Special Service Recognition Award at DAC 2019.
  • Best Paper Nomination, Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), 2019.
  • MIT Technology Review TR35 China Finalist, 2018.
  • Best Paper Nomination, IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2018.
  • Best Paper Nomination, International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2018.
  • Best Paper Nomination, IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2017.
  • Best Paper in Track, IEEE International Symposium on Low Power Electronics Design (ISLPED), 2017.
  • Three Students (Ao Ren, Ruizhe Cai, Hongjia Li) receive the A. Richard Newton Young Student Support Award from Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2017.
  • Best Paper Award and Best Student Presentation Award, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2017.
  • Best Poster Finalist, Numan Research Day, Syracuse University, 2017.
  • Best Paper Nomination, IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2015.
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronic Design (ISLPED), 2014.
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), 2014.
  • Two journal papers selected as popular papers in IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design, 2014.
  • Top Paper Award, IEEE Cloud Computing Conference (CLOUD), 2014.
  • Best Paper Nomination, IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design, 2013
  • Best Paper Nomination, ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLS-VLSI), 2013.
  • Ming Hsieh Scholar of USC, 2013.
  • Young Student Support Award from Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2011.
  • USC Provost’s PhD Fellowship, 2009
  • Graduate with Highest Honor in Tsinghua University and Beijing City, 2009.
  • Best Undergraduate Thesis Award, Tsinghua University, 2009.
  • National Scholarship of China, 2008.
  • Tsinghua University First Class Scholarship, 2006 & 2007.
  • Tsinghua University Second Class Scholarship for Freshman, 2005.
  • Second Prize of the 23th National Physics Competition for College Students, 2006.
  • Ranked 5th in the National University Entrance Exam among 100,000 students in Beijing, 2005.
  • Admission Examinations Waiver for Undergraduate Program in Tsinghua University, 2005.