Sheldon Tan is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA. He also is a cooperative faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UCR. He received Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1999. His research interests include VLSI reliability modeling, optimization and management at circuit and system levels, hardware security, thermal modeling, optimization and dynamic thermal management for many-core processors, parallel computing and adiabatic and Ising computing based on GPU and multicore systems. He has published more 290 technical papers and has co-authored 6 books on those areas. Dr. Tan received NSF CAREER Award in 2004. He also received three Best Paper Awards from ASICON'17, ICCD'07, DAC'09. He also received the Honorable Mention Best Paper Award from SMACD'18. He was a Visiting Professor of Kyoto University as a JSPS Fellow from Dec. 2017 to Jan. 2018. He is now serving as Editor in Chief for Elsevier's Integration, the VLSI Journal, the Associate Editor for three journals: IEEE Transaction on VLSI Systems (TVLSI), ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAE) and Elsevier's Microelectronics Reliability.
Mehdi Tahoori is a full professor and Chair of Dependable Nano-Computing (CDNC) at the Institute of Computer Science & Engineering (ITEC), Department of Computer Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. He received his PhD and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003 and 2002, respectively, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Iran, in 2000. In 2003, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Northeastern University as an assistant professor where he promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure in 2009. From August to December 2015, he was a visiting professor at VLSI Design and Education Center (VDEC), University of Tokyo, Japan. From 2002 to 2003, he was a Research Scientist with Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Sunnyvale, CA, in the area of advanced computer-aided research, engaged in reliability issues in deep-submicrometer mixed-signal very large-scale integration (VLSI) designs. He holds several pending and granted U.S. and international patents. He has authored over 250 publications in major journals and conference proceedings on a wide range of topics, from dependable computing and emerging nanotechnologies to system biology. His current research interests include nanocomputing, reliable computing, VLSI testing, reconfigurable computing, emerging nanotechnologies, and systems biology. Prof. Tahoori was a recipient of the National Science Foundation Early Faculty Development (CAREER) Award. He has been a program committee member, organizing committee member, track and topic chair, as well as workshop, panel, and special session organizer of various conferences and symposia in the areas of VLSI design automation, testing, reliability, and emerging nanotechnologies, such as ITC, VTS, DAC, ICCAD, DATE, ETS, ICCD, ASP-DAC, GLSVLSI, and VLSI Design. He is currently an associate editor for IEEE Design and Test Magazine (D&T), coordinating editor for Springer Journal of Electronic Testing (JETTA), associate editor of VLSI Integration Journal, and associate editor of IET Computers and Digital Techniques.He was an associate editor of ACM Journal of Emerging Technologies for Computing. He received a number of best paper nominations and awards at various conferences and journals, including ICCAD 2015 and TODAES 2017. He is the Chair of the ACM SIGDA Technical Committee on Test and Reliability.
Taeyoung Kim has received his B.S. degree in electronics engineering from Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea in 2005, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of California, Riverside, CA, USA in 2017. He is currently a senior-level software engineer at Intel Corporation, in Hillsboro, Oregon. Also, he is currently an associate editor for Integration, the VLSI Journal.
Shengcheng Wang has received his B.S. degree in microelectronics from Nankai University, Tianjin, China in 2007, the M.S. degree in microelectronics from Peking University, Beijing, China in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany in 2018. He is currently a research scientist at Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Institute of Microelectronics (IME), Singapore.
Zeyu Sun has received his B.S. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2015. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Riverside.