Sani R. Nassif

IBM Austin Research Laboratory, USA

Sani R. Nassif received his B.S. degree with honors from the American University of Beirut in 1980, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1981 and 1985, respectively. He worked for 10 years at Bell Laboratories in the area of technology CAD. In January 1996, he joined the then IBM Austin Research Laboratory, which was focused on research for the support of IBM's power computer systems. After 10 years of management, he stepped down to focus on technical work again, and he currently works on applying techniques developed in the VLSI-EDA area to IBM's Smarter Planet initiative. He (co)authored numerous conference and journal publications. He has received best paper awards from TCAD, ICCAD, DAC, ISQED, ICCD, and SEMICON and authored invited papers to ISSCC, IEDM, ISLPED, HOTCHIPS, and CICC. He has given keynote and plenary presentations at Sasimi, ESSCIRC, BMAS, SISPAD, SEMICON, VLSI-SOC, PATMOS, NMI, ASAP, GLVLSI, and ISVLSI. He is an IEEE Fellow, a Member of the IBM Academy of Technology, a Member of the ACM, and an IBM Master Inventor with more than 50 patents.

Biography Updated on 6 December 2011

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