AWARDS

  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2015, 2016
  • Best Paper Nomination at IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference 2016 (16 out of 674 submissions)
  • ACM SIGDA Outstanding Service Award, 2015
  • NSF/IEEE-TCPP Early Adopter Status Award, 2015, 2014, 2012
  • Best Paper Nomination at ACM International Symposium on Physical Design 2015
  • IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award, 2015
  • Missouri S&T Teaching Excellence Award, 2015
  • Innovation Award, the Academy of Science, St. Louis, 2014.
  • Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, 2014
  • Carl Friedrich von Siemens Fellowship, 2014
  • Missouri S&T Faculty Excellence Award, 2014
  • IEEE St. Louis Section Outstanding Educator Award, 2014
  • Gold Medal, Taipei International Invention Show and Technomart, 2014
  • Best Paper in Track at IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design 2014
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2014
  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Invitation Fellow, 2014 University Teaching Commendation Award, 2012, 2013
  • Best Paper Nomination at ACM International Symposium on Physical Design 2013 (4 out of 55 submissions)
  • University of Missouri Faculty Scholar, 2012
  • Third place winner at ISPD Discrete Gate Sizing Contest, 2012
  • Second place winner at TAU Workshop Power Grid Analysis Contest (sponsored by IBM) 2011
  • IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference Alumni Scholarship 2010
  • Best Paper Nomination at IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference 2009 (7 out of 682 submissions)
  • IBM Invention Achievement Award for First Patent Application 2009
  • Best Paper Nomination at IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference 2009 (12 out of 350 submissions)
  • Best Paper Nomination at IEEE International Conference on Computer Design 2008
  • William J. McCalla Best Paper Nomination at IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design 2007 (9 out of 510 submissions)
  • Best Paper Nomination at IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference 2006 (10 out of 1007 submissions)
  • Outstanding M.S. Award, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, 2007
  • UCLA University Fellowship 2005 - 2006
  • Rank 1/164 for overall undergraduate GPA in the Electronic Engineering Dept., Tsinghua University, 2005
  • Outstanding B.S. in Beijing (top 0.5%) 2005
  • Outstanding B.S. in Tsinghua University (top 2%) 2005
  • Outstanding Bachelor Thesis in Tsinghua University (top 5%) 2005
  • Meritorious (First Prize) for the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) 2005
  • Jiang Nanxiang Outstanding Performance Scholarship (top 0.2%) 2004
  • First Prize at the Chinese Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) 2004
  • First Prize in Beijing at the Chinese Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) 2003
  • Sumsung Outstanding Performance Scholarship 2003
  • Third Prize of Outstanding Academic Performance Scholarship 2003

Openings
Currently openings are available for
Ph.D. students interested in:

Preference will be given to M.S. students with strong background in maths (especially statistics or optimization) and/or C/C++ programming.

If interested, you may send an email with a copy of your CV and transcript to the email address listed above. Due to the large number of applications, not all emails will be replied.

Contact

 (574)631-6520
 E-mail yshi4@nd.edu