Deming Chen obtained his B.S. degree in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh, Penn, USA, in 1995, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of California at Los Angeles, Calif, USA, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. He worked as a software engineer between 1995 and 1999 and 2001-2002. He joined the ECE Department of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, as a faculty member in 2005. His current research interests include nanosystems design and nanocentric CAD techniques, FPGA synthesis and physical design, high-level synthesis, microprocessor architecture design under process/parameter variation, and reconfigurable computing. He is a technical committee member for a series of conferences and symposia, including FPGA'06-10, ASPDAC'07-10, ICCD'07-09, ISQED'09-10, DAC'09-10, ICCAD'09, and DATE'10. He also served as a session chair, panelist, panel organizer, or moderator for some of these and other conferences. He is a TPC Subcommittee Chair for ASPDAC'09-10 and a CAD Track Cochair for ISVLSI'09 and ISCAS'10. He is an Associated Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers (JCSC), and Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE). He obtained the Achievement Award for Excellent Teamwork from Aplus Design Technologies in 2001, the Arnold O. Beckman Research Award from UIUC in 2007, the NSF Career Award in 2008, the ASPDAC'09 Best Paper Award, and the SASP'09 Best Paper Award. He is included in the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent in 2008.
Biography Updated on 11 October 2009