David Z. Pan, PhD, IEEE Fellow
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brasfield Endowed Faculty Fellow in Engineering
GSC Member, Computer Science Department
The University of Texas at Austin
Email: dpan at ece.utexas.edu
Office: ACE 5.434. Tel: 512-471-1436. Fax: 512-471-8967

Office hours in Spring'14: MW 2:00-3:00pm & by appointment

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Biography and CV

Recent News

  • 4/7/2014: RAISE Faculty Excellence Award -- Recognizing Asian & Asian American Faculty & Staff Instilling Strength and Excellence, from UT Austin's Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association (AAAFSA) and Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective (APAC).
  • 3/31/2014: Best Paper Award at ISPD 2014.
  • 1/1/2014: Communications of the ACM (CACM) Research Highlights on our joint work with GTCAD on 3D-IC TSV stress analysis and optimization. CACM is the flagship magazine of ACM circulated to over 100,000 ACM members.
  • 11/25/2013: Elevation to IEEE Fellow, Effective Jan. 2014.
  • 11/19/2013: My student Bei Yu has won the Silver Medal at the ACM Student Research Competition at ICCAD'13.
  • 11/19/2013: UTDA team have won the 2nd Place Award at the ICCAD'13 CAD Contest in "Mask Optimization".
  • 11/18/2013: William J. McCalla Best Paper Award at the 2013 ICCAD opening session.
  • 10/1/2013: IEEE TCAD Keynote Paper "Design for Manufacturing with Emerging Nanolithography" is published.
  • 9/9/2013: SRC Technical Excellence Award, for "Nanometer IC Design for Manufacturability". Photos; Poster Presentation; SRC Press Release.
  • 6/26/2013: My DAC Conversation Central Interview, hosted by Karen Bartleson on "CAD Research and Education in Extreme Scaling and Beyond" is live.
  • 6/2/2013: DAC Top 10 Author in Fifth Decade and DAC Prolific Author Award.
  • 6/2/2013: My former PhD student Duo Ding received the 2013 ACM Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Electronic Design Automation at DAC'13.
  • More archival news at UTDA.

My Research Group: UT Design Automation Laboratory

Teaching

Editorship

Professional Services (Selected)

Awards & Honors (Selected)

  • 2014 RAISE Faculty Excellence Award (Recognizing Asian & Asian American Faculty & Staff Instilling Strength and Excellence), Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association (AAAFSA) and Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective (APAC), UT Austin.
  • 2014 Best Paper Award, ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD)
  • 2014 IEEE Fellow
  • 2014 Communications of the ACM, Research Highlights
  • 2013 ICCAD CAD Contest, the 2nd Place
  • 2013 William J. McCalla Best Paper Award, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD)
  • 2013 SRC Technical Excellence Award for "Nanometer IC Design for Manufacturability", with the citation "In recognition of your key contributions to technology that have significantly enhanced the productivity of the semiconductor industry"
  • 2013- Earl N. & Margaret Brasfield Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Engineering, UT Austin
  • 2013 DAC Top 10 Author in Fifth Decade
  • 2013 DAC Prolific Author Award (DAC 25 Club: has published 25 or more papers at DAC)
  • 2013 Honor for PhD Student Duo Ding: ACM Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award in EDA
  • 2012 ICCAD'12 CAD Contest, the 2nd Place
  • 2012 Best in Session Award, SRC Techcon
  • 2012 Best Paper Award, 17th IEEE/ACM Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC)
  • 2011 Overseas and Hong Kong/Macau Scholars Collaborative Research Award (a.k.a. Overseas Distinguished Young Scholar) by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  • 2011 IBM Research 2010 Pat Goldberg Memorial Best Paper Award in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Math
  • 2011 Best Paper Award, ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD)
  • 2010 IBM Faculty Award
  • 2010 Best Paper Award, IEEE/ACM Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC)
  • 2009 UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science, Distinguished Young Alumnus Award
  • 2009 Best Paper (IP) Award, IEEE/ACM Design Automation & Test in Europe (DATE) (Awarded at DATE 2010)
  • 2009 Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on IC Design and Technology (ICICDT)
  • 2009 Grand Prize ($25,000), eASIC Placement Design Challenges (Worldwide Contest)
  • 2008-2009 IEEE CAS Society Distinguished Lecturer
  • 2008 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Recognition of Service Award
  • 2008 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Inventor Recognition Award
  • 2007 Best Paper in Session Award, SRC Techcon Conference
  • 2007 National Science Foundation (NSF), Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
  • 2007 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Recognition of Service Award
  • 2006 IBM Faculty Award
  • 2005 ACM/SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award
  • 2005 IBM Faculty Award
  • 2004 IBM Faculty Award
  • 2001 Outstanding Ph.D. Award, UCLA Computer Science Department
  • 2000 SRC Inventor Recognition Award
  • 2000 Dimitris Chorafas Foundation Award
  • 1999-2000 IBM Research Fellowship
  • 1998 Best Paper in Session Award, SRC Techcon Conference
  • Other Best Paper Award Finalists/Nominations: ASPDAC 2013, DAC 2012, ISPD 2012, ICCAD 2011, DAC 2011, ISPD 2010, ICCAD 2008, ASPDAC 2008, DAC 2006, ASPDAC 2006

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