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  • Congratulations to Tuck-Boon Chan on passing his ECE qualifying examination.

  • Congratulations to Hyein Lee on passing her ECE Prelim Exam today!!!!!!!

  • Congratulations to Wei-Ting Jonas Chan for passing the ECE Ph.D. Prelim Exam.

  • Congratulations to Vaishnav Srinivas for passing the ECE Ph.D. Prelim Exam.

  • Congratulations to Seokhyeong Kang for successfully defending and filing his Ph.D. thesis.

  • Congratulations to Siddhartha Nath for passing the CSE Ph.D. Research Exam.

  • Congratulations to Jyoti Wadhwani for graduating with her ECE M.S. degree.

  • Congratulations to Jiajia Li for passing the ECE Ph.D. Prelim Exam.

  • Congratulations to Tuck-Boon Chan for being chosen as one of four winners of the 2013 Qualcomm Fellow-Mentor-Advisor (FMA) Fellowship, for the project "Timing Corner Optimization for Design Implementation and Signoff in Advanced Process Nodes".

  • 50th DAC Recognition of 20+ years of ABKGroup: Prof. Kahng will receive several recognitions on June 5, 2013 at the 50th Anniversary Banquet of the ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference. He is one of the 10 most cited authors, and the third most collaborative author, in DAC's 50-year history. He is also in the "DAC 40 club" with 40+ DAC papers, and among the 10 most prolific authors in each of DAC's fourth and fifth decades.

  • Congratulations to Sherief Reda for receiving tenure at Brown University!

  • Congratulations to Puneet Gupta for receiving tenure at UCLA!

  • Prof. Kahng is one of the 52 members of the 2012 ACM Fellows class (link), for contributions to physical design automation and to design for manufacturability of microelectronic systems.

  • Congratulations to Seokhyeong Kang on passing his ECE qualifying examination.

  • Congratulations to Kwangok Jeong for receiving the 2012 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award (Topic Area 3).

  • Congratulations to Kwangok Jeong on filing his Ph.D. thesis.
  • Congratulations to Kwangok Jeong on passing his Ph.D. defense.
  • Congratulations to Kambiz Samadi on defending and filing his Ph.D. thesis.
  • Congratulations to Seokhyeong Kang on passing his ECE Prelim examination.
  • The login password for ABKGroup local pages has recently been changed. If you believe that you should have access, but have not been notified the password change, please contact ABK or Seokhyeong.
  • Congratulations to two members of the group for recently passing milestones in the Ph.D. track:

    Rasit Topaloglu successfully defended his thesis and filed.

    Chul-Hong Park successfully defended his thesis and filed.

  • "Design for manufacturability gears up for 32nm" by Richard Goering. [Full Story]
  • Congratulations to various members of the group for recently passing milestones in the Ph.D. track:

    Puneet Sharma successfully defended his thesis and filed.

    Chul-Hong Park passed his qualification exam.

    Kambiz Samadi passed his Prelim.

  • DATE-2007 DFM tutorial slides
    • DFM Challenges and Practical Solutions in 65nm and 45nm [PDF]

  • Congratulations to Rasit Topaloglu for Best Paper award in ISQED 2007!
  • Prof. Andrew Kahng's talks from GSRC06 Annual Review is now online
    • Core Pillar Presentation [PPT]
    • System-Level Living Roadmap Theme Presentation [PPT]
  • DAC-2006 DFM tutorial slides

    • Test structures and test chips [PDF]
    • Nano scale realities [PDF]
    • Design optimizations [PDF]
    • What's new in DFM @ DAC-2006 [PDF]
  • Debate on Restricted Design Rule (RDR) and DFM at DAC06 [Full Story]
  • Congratulations to Xu Xu for successfully defended his thesis and will file this week.
  • Congratulations to various members of the group for recently passing milestones in the Ph.D. track:

    Sherief successfully defended his thesis and filed last week.

    Qinke successfully defended his thesis and will file this week.

    Rasit passed his UQE.

    Puneet Sharma passed his UQE.

    Chul-Hong passed his Prelim.

  • Congratulations to Bao Liu and Qinke Wang for Best Paper award in ICCD 2005!
  • "The X initiative model: Collaborative resolution of 'shared red bricks' in ITRS" by A. Fujimura and A. B. Kahng [Full Story] [Local copy]
  • Congratulations to Xu Xu for passing his qualification exam!
  • Congratulations to Qinke Wang for passing his qualification exam!
  • The Match Twice and Stitch TSP heuristic published in Operations Research Letters Nov 2004 issue is currently the hottest article on Science Direct. [Local copy]
  • Blurb on PhoneShare in MIT's Technology Review magazine (Oct 2004 issue, page 17). [Local copy]
  • Congratulations to Yuhong Zheng for filing her M.S. thesis!
  • Some EETimes articles on the ICCAD 2003 tutorial:
  • Researchers float design-for-manufacturing strategy, Nov. 13, 2003 [Full Story]
  • Statistical timing steps into spotlight at ICCAD, Nov. 17, 2003 [Full Story]
  • Statistical static timing analysis ensures IC performance, Dec. 22, 2003 [Full Story]
  • Congratulations to Puneet Gupta and Swamy V. Muddu for completion of their M.S. degrees at UCSD!
  • Manufacturing Aware Physical Design: ICCAD Embedded Tutorial Slides. [Slides]
  • Congratulations to Dr.Stefanus Mantik for filing his Ph.D. dissertation at UCLA!
  • Posters for GSRC Annual Symposium are available. [Full Story]
  • 41st Design Automation Conference (DAC) Executive Committee Named. [Full Story]
  • DNA array design software released! The implemented algorithms are described in papers #141 and #159, available on the conference publications page.The code can be downloaded here.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Yu Chen for filing his dissertation (at UCLA).
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mike Oliver for filing his dissertation (at UCLA).
  • ASPDAC-2003 Tutorial: Physical Chip Implementation: Hot Spots and Best Practices SLIDES (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Bao Liu for filing his dissertation.

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