CADathlon 2012 Teams

Participating Teams

 
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SSH

Team Member: Hung-Chih Ou
Advisor: Yao-Wen Chang
National Taiwan University
Bio: Hung-Chih Ou received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from the National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 2010. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in the Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan. His research interests include the analog design automation and VLSI design automation.
 
Team Member: Po-Ya Hsu
Advisor: Yao-Wen Chang
National Taiwan University
Bio: Po-Ya Hsu received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 2011. He is currently working toward the M.S. degree in the Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan. His research interests include the physical design and VLSI design automation.
 
Team number: 01
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Solomid' Caitlyn

Team Member: Chien-Yu Lai
Advisor: Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang 
National Taiwan University
 
Team Member: Kuan-Chang Wang
Advisor: Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang
National Taiwan University
 
Team number: 02
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Hi-Chew

Team Member: Chen-Kai Chu
Advisor: Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang
National Taiwan University
Bio: Chen-Kai is now a master student in Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering. His current research focuses on speeding up SystemC formal verification.
 
Team Member: Ling-Ya Ni
Advisor: Chung-Yang (Ric) Huang
National Taiwan University
Bio: Ling-Ya is now a master student in in Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering. Her current research focuses on Gate-level/RTL debugging.
 
Team number: 03
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Undecided

Team Member: Baruch Sterin
Advisor: Robert K. Brayton
University of California, Berkeley
Bio: Baruch graduated from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. He is a fifth year PhD student at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests are in logic synthesis and formal verification.
 
Team Member: Michael Zimmer
Advisor: Robert K. Brayton
University of California, Berkeley
Bio: Michael Zimmer received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Santa Barbara in 2010 and is now a third year Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley. His research interests are in design and verification of embedded systems.
 
Team number: 04
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I Want Bee Yeah

Team Member: Chieh-Chu Chen
Advisor: Yih-Lang Li
National Chiao Tung University
Bio: Chieh-Chu Chen received the B.S. degree in computer and information science from the National Chiao-Tung University,Hsinchu,Taiwan,R.O.C. , in 2011.He is currently working toward the M.S. degree as the Department of Computer science ,National Chiao-Tung University. He is interested in physical design automation.
 
Team Member: Hong-Yan Su
Advisor: Yih-Lang Li
National Chiao Tung University
Bio: Su Hong-Yan received the B.S. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from the National Cheng Kung University,Tainan,Taiwan,R.O.C. , in 2011.He is currently working toward the M.S. degree as the Department of Computer science ,National Chiao-Tung University. He is interested in physical design automation.
 
Team number: 05
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VDA

Team Member: Ching-Yu Chin
Advisor: Hung-Ming Chen
National Chiao Tung University
Bio: Ching-Yu Chin received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 2008.
She is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree in Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Her research interests include physical design automation and board-level routing algorithm.
 
Team Member: Chun-Kai Wang
Advisor: Hung-Ming Chen
National Chiao Tung University
Bio: Chun-Kai Wang received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronics engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
He is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree in Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. His research interests include physical design automation and low power clock synthesis.
 
Team number: 06
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Chiboust

Team Member: Wang Yen-Kai
Advisor: Chen Tien-Fu
National Chiao Tung University
Bio: I am now pursuing my master degree in CS from National Chiao Tung University.
 
Team Member: Tsai Ting-Nan
Advisor: Jiang Iris Hui-Ru
National Chiao Tung University
Bio: I graduated from National Chiao Tung University. I am now a master student in EE department, NCTU, EDA group.
 
Team number: 07
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Hypercube

Team Member: Da-Cheng Juan 
Advisor: Diana Marculescu
Carnegie Mellon University
Bio: Da-Cheng Juan is currently working toward to his PhD at ECE dept. in CMU. His research interests include sparse regressions for VLSI testing optimization, low-power system designs, three-dimensional integration circuits and statistical machine learning. He earned both a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in computer science at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.
 
Team Member: Guangshuo Liu
Advisor: Diana Marculescu
Carnegie Mellon University
Bio: Guangshuo is a first-year PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University under the supervision of Professor Diana Marculescu. His research interest is resource management and task scheduling for heterogeneous multicore architectures. He obtained B. S. in ECE at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
 
Team number: 08
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Harmony

Team Member: Abde Ali Kagalwalla
Advisor: Puneet Gupta
UCLA
Bio: Abde Ali is a graduate student in the Electrical Engineering Department at University of California, Los Angeles. He is currently working at the NanoCAD lab in UCLA. His primary research interest is in computer-aided design of VLSI circuits. He enjoys applying algorithms and optimization techniques to solve VLSI design automation problems. His current focus is to develop novel methodologies to improve semiconductor manufacturing by incorporating design information. Prior to joining UCLA, he was in Mumbai (India) where he received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2009.
 
Team Member: Ankur Sharma
Advisor: Puneet Gupta
UCLA
Bio: Ankur is a second year Master's student in Electrical Engineering Department at UCLA. He received his Bachelor's from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai in 2010. While his current research is oriented towards software reliability, he maintains a keen interest in physical design algorithms in general, and has an year of experience in mask data preparation.
 
Team number: 09
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Oblivion

Team Member: Jia Wang
Advisor: Shiyan Hu
Michigan Tech. Univ.
Bio: Mr. Wang received his B.S. degree in Electronic & Information Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2007. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree at Michigan Technological University. His research interests include Computer-Aided Design of VLSI Circuit and Combinatorial Optimizations.
 
Team Member: Xueqian Zhao

Advisor: Zhuo Feng
Michigan Tech. Univ.
Bio: Mr. Zhao received his B.S. degree in Information Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 2008. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree at Michigan Technological University. His research interests include parallel very-large-scale integration (VLSI)
simulation and modeling on GPU, on-chip interconnect parasitics extraction, runtime performance modeling and optimization for GPU computing, and general circuit simulation with advanced pre-conditioning technique.
 
Team number: 10
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