Welcome to VSCLAB at UC Riverside


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I am Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Bourns College of Engineering.  I am also a cooperating faculty member (co-faculty) of the Computer Science and Engineering department. Here are my latest curriculum vitae and short biography and my publication list

I am the director of VLSI System and Computation Lab (VSC Lab) at UC Riverside. I am also the associate director for the Computer Engineering Program at Bourns College of Engineering.

In addition, I am the Editor in Chief (EIC) of Integration, The VLSI Journal, which is one of the primary journals in the VLSI design and CAD/design automation areas.

My previous website can be found here and the one before that here

VSCLAB Recent Research Highlights:

Current research areas

  • Machine and deep learning for VLSI reliability modeling and optimization
  • Advanced VLSI design techniques for machine and deep learnings
  • VLSI long-term reliability, resilient systems, fault tolerant computing,  reliability-aware design and management at circuit and system levels
  • Machine learning based thermal modeling, optimization and dynamic thermal management at circuit, chip and board levels
  • Parallel computing and  analysis on heterogeneous and accelerator-rich (GPUs) platforms
  • Statistic modeling and optimization for VLSI systems

Latest News from VSCLAB

Our recent work on EM-aware optimization using ML was accepted by TCAD

Our recent work, led by Ph.D. student, Han Zhou, to optimize the on-chip power grid networks considering the electromigration effects using machine learning based approach has been accepted by TCAD. This work represents our new approach to addressing the challenging...

Ph.D. Students from VSCLAB received industry intern offers for summer 2022

Most of senior PhD students in VSCLAB have received internship job offers for summer 2022. Wentian will work for Synopysis for machine learning related projects. Jinwei Zhang will work for Nvidia. Shuyuan will work for PrimeShield group in Synopsys. Subed...

DYP for Wentian and DAC Young Fellow for Chinmay

Ph.D. student Wentian Jin received the Dissertation Year Program (DYP) fellowship award from UCR graduate division. This is very competitive fellowship awards from the UCR graduate division for the last-year Ph.D. students. Also first-year Ph.D. student Chinmay Raje received DAC...

Prof. Tan selected as IEEE CEDA Distinguished Lecturer for 2022-2023

Prof. Sheldon Tan has been selected to serve as the IEEE CEDA Distinguished Lecturer for 2022-2023. Under this DL program, Prof. Tan will delivers a few lectures over the time 2022-2023 to the EDA community to disseminate the latest research...

The job openings in VSCLAB

My group now has 3-4 Ph.D. openings for the Fall 2020. Students with electrical engineering, computer science, physics and applied mathematics backgrounds are welcome to apply. Students with M.S. degrees are preferred. Full financial supports will be provided for qualified students.