Jason Cong

Jason Cong

Jason Cong
Chancellor’s Professor
Primary Area: Circuits & Embedded Systems

Office: 4731J Boelter Hall
Phone: (310) 206-2775
E-mail:
Personal Web: http://vast.cs.ucla.edu/people/faculty/jason-cong

 
Research and Teaching Interests:
Computer-aided design of VLSI circuits and systems, reconfigurable architecture and reconfigurable computing, design and analysis of algorithms, computer architectures

 

Awards and Recognitions
2020    ASP-DAC Prolific Author Award from Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference
2019    University Research Award for excellence in semiconductor design research from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC)
2019    Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESASC) Achievement Award
2015 & 2019    Google Faculty Research Award
2017    The ASP-DAC’17 10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award for the paper entitled “Thermal-Aware 3D IC Placement Via Transformation” published in ASP-DAC in 2007
2017    Outstanding Overseas Contribution Award by the China Computer Federation (CCF)
2017    Member of the National Academy of Engineering “for pioneering contributions to application-specific programmable logic via innovations in field programmable gate array (FPGA) synthesis”.
2016    IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, “For setting the algorithmic foundations for high-level synthesis of field programmable gate arrays”.
2015    The ASPDAC’15 Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award for the paper titled “Thermal-Driven Multilevel Routing for 3-D ICs” published in the 2005 Asia South-Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC).
2014    The ICCAD’14 Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award for the paper titled “A Thermal-Driven Floorplanning Algorithm for 3D ICs” published in the 2004 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD).
2014    Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2013    The 50th Design Automation Conference (DAC) Prolific Author Award — DAC 40 Club for publishing 40-49 papers in the first 50 years of DAC
2002, 2006, & 2012     IBM Faculty Award
2011     ACM/IEEE A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in Electric Design Automation
2011     Best Paper Award, IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines
2011     IEEE Circuits and System (CAS) Society Technical Achievement Award (2010), .for seminal contributions to electronic design automation, especially in FPGA synthesis, VLSI interconnect optimization, and physical design automation..
2009     Best Paper Award, IEEE Symposium on Application Specific Processors (SASP)
2009     Semiconductor Research Corporation Inventor Recognition Award
2008     ACM Fellow,.for contributions to electronic design automation..
2008     Best Paper Award, International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)
2006     Semiconductor Research Corporation Inventor Recognition Award
2005     Outstanding Alumni Award of Peking University
2005     Best Paper Award, International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD)
2005     Best Paper Award, ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES)
2005     Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2004     Okawa Foundation Research Grant
2000     Semiconductor Research Corporation Technical Excellence Award (2000), for his work in area “Interconnect Estimation Planning and Synthesis for Deep Sub-micron Designs”
2000     IEEE Fellow .for seminal contributions in computer-aided design of integrated circuits, especially in physical design automation, interconnect optimization, and synthesis of field-programmable gate-arrays..
2000     Semiconductor Research Corporation Inventor Recognition Award
2000     Guest Professorship, Peking University
1998     ACM SIGDA Meritorious Service Award
1997     ACM Recognition of Service Award
1995     Best Paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design from IEEE Circuits and System Society
1993     National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award
1993     Northrop Corporation Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award from UCLA
1991     National Science Foundation Engineering Research Initiation Award
1989     Ross J. Martin Award for Excellence in Research from University of Illinois
1988     DEC Fellowship in Computer Science
1995     Best Graduate Award from Peking University