University of California Los Angeles
Design Automation Laboratory

Courses and Research Projects

VLSI Design and Design Automation Courses NSF Projects
  • CCR-0093273/0401682, "CAREER: Interconnect-Centric Layout Synthesis and Planning with Consideration of On-Chip Inductance", 2001/1-2007/6.
  • CCR-0306682, "Design and Synthesis of Power Efficient Programmable Fabric", 2003/5-2006/5.
SRC Projects
  • 782:001 "Power-Efficient High-Performance Processor in Deep-Submicron Technologies," 2000/5-2003/12.
  • 782:002"Power Estimation Reduction for High Performance VLIW Processor," 2000/12-2003/12.
  • 1100:001"Measurement Calibrated Interconnect Modeling for Clocks Above 15GHz," 2003/8-2006/8.
  • 1116.001"RINGS: Reconfiguration for Embedded Systems," 2003/9-2006/12.
UC MICRO Projects
  • 2003-035, "VLSI Design Closure for Signal Integrity and Power Efficiency"
  • 2004-037, "Modeling and Optimization for High-Performance and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits"
  • 2004-038, "System Optimization Considering Nanometer Effects"
  • 2005-102, "FPGA for Power Efficiency and Variation Tolerance"
  • 2005-103, "Circuit and System Optimization Considering Nanometer Effects" (such as signal and power integrity, power efficiency and power supply, and process variations)
Industrial Sponsors Conferences We Contribute To
  • VLSI Symp. Symp. on VLSI Technology and Circuits (Submission: Jan., Symposium: June)
  • ISLPED Intl. Symp. on Low Power Electronics and Design (Submission: Feb., Conference: August)
  • PATMOS: International workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (Submission: March, Conference: Sept.)
  • ICCAD: International Conference on Computer Aided Design (Submission: April, Conference: Nov.)
  • CICC: Custom Integrated Circuit Conference (Submission: April, Symposium: Sept.)
  • MICRO: International Symp. on Microarchitecture (Submission: May, Symposium: Dec.)
  • BMAS: IEEE International Behavioral Modeling and Simulation Conference (Submission: June, Symposium: Sept.)
  • IEDM: Intl. Electron Devices Meeting (Submission: June, Meeting: Dec.)
  • DATE: Design Automation and Test in Europe (Submission: Sept., Conference: March)
  • ISFPGA: Intl. Symp. on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (Submission: Sept., Symposium: Feb.)
  • ISSCC: Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conference (Submission: Sept., Conference: Feb.)
  • ISPD: Intl. Symp. on Physical Design (Submission: Oct., Conference: April)
  • ISCA: International Symp. on Computer Architecture (Submission: Nov., Conference: June)
  • DAC Design Automation Conference (Submission: Nov., Conference: June)
  • SLIP: Intl. Workshop on System-Level Interconnect Prediction (Submission: Dec., Worshop: April)

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