Research Group Awards

Eby G. Friedman

Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York 14627
USA


Research Group Awards
    Shahar Kvatinsky with Uri Weiser, Avinoam Kolodny, and Eby G. Friedman received the 2015 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Guillemin-Cauer Best Paper Award for our paper, " TEAM – ThrEshold Adaptive Memristor Model" published in the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers in January 2013.

    Eby G. Friedman received the " IEEE Circuits and Systems 2013 Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award. The award was for "technical leadership in circuit and interconnect design techniques and methodologies in clock, power, and signal delivery for two- and three-dimensional integrated systems."

    Shahar Kvatinsky with Uri Weiser, Avinoam Kolodny, and Eby G. Friedman, received the 2013 Sanford Kaplan Prize for Creative Management in High Tech in the 21st Century.

    The paper by Arkadiy Morgenshtein, Eby G. Friedman, Ran Ginosar, and Avinoam Kolodny, " Unified Logical Effort - A Method for Delay Evaluation and Minimization in Logic Paths with RC Interconnect," published in the IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems in May 2010 won the 2012 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society VLSI Transactions Best Paper Award.

    The paper by Vasilis F. Pavlidis and Eby G. Friedman, " 3-D Topologies for Networks-on-Chip," published in the IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems in October 2007 is on the list of Top 25 Downloaded Manuscripts for this journal in 2009.

    The paper by Mikhail Popovich and Eby G. Friedman, " Decoupling Capacitors for Multi-Voltage Power Distribution Systems," published in the IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems in March 2006 is on the list of Top 25 Downloaded Manuscripts for this journal in 2007.

    The paper by Guoqing Chen and Eby G. Friedman, " An RLC Interconnect Model Based on Fourier Analysis," published in the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design in February 2005 is on the list of Top Downloaded Papers in 2005 for this journal.

    Vasilis Pavlidis received the AMD/CICC Student Scholarship Award for his paper, "Clock Distribution Networks for 3-D Integrated Circuits," with E. G. Friedman at the 2008 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference.

    Ioannis Savidis' paper at the 2008 IEEE International Symposum on Circuits and Systems in Seattle, Washington was a finalist for the student best paper award for the paper, I. Savidis and E. G. Friedman, " Electrical Characterization and Modeling of 3-D Vias," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 784 - 787. May 2008.

    Mikhail Popovich and Eby G. Friedman received the GRC Inventor Recognition Award in 2007 for their invention, "Placement of On-Chip Decoupling Capacitors."

    The paper by Volkan Kursun and our Intel collaborators, Siva G. Narendra and Vivek K. De, " Low-Voltage-Swing Monolithic dc-dc Conversion," published in the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs in May 2004, is on the list of Top 15 Downloaded Papers for this journal in both 2004 and 2005.

    Emre Salman's paper at the 2006 IEEE International Symposum on Quality Electronic Design in San Jose, California was nominated for the best paper award for the paper, E. Salman, A. Dasdan, F. Taraporevala, K. Kucukcakar, and E. G. Friedman, " Pessimism Reduction in Static Timing Analysis Using Interdependent Setup and Hold Times," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, pp. 159-164, March 2006.

    Eby G. Friedman received the " University Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching on May 14, 2005 from the University of Rochester.

    Mikhail Popovich received the Best Student Paper Award at the 2005 ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI in Chicago, Illinois for the paper, M. Popovich, E. G. Friedman, M. Sotman, and A. Kolodny, " On-Chip Power Distribution Grids with Multiple Supply Voltages for High Performance Integrated Circuits," Proceedings of the ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, pp. 2-7, April 2005.

    Boaz Shem-Tov's paper at the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems in Tel Aviv, Israel was a best paper finalist for the paper, B. Shem-Tov, M. Kozak, and E. G. Friedman, " A 250 MHz Delta-Sigma Modulator for Low Cost Ultrasound/Sonar Beamforming Applications," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 113-116, December 2004.

    Dimitris Velenis received the 2004 EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award in the category: "New Directions in Physical Design Automation," awarded by the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA) for his Ph.D. dissertation, Delay Uncertainty in High Performance Clock Distribution Networks.

    Yehea Ismail won the 2002 IEEE Circuits and Systems Outstanding Young Author Award for the paper, Y. I. Ismail and E. G. Friedman, " Effects of Inductance on the Propagation Delay and Repeater Insertion in VLSI Circuits," IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 195-206, April 2000.

    Eby G. Friedman was awarded IEEE Fellow in 2000 for "contributions to high performance circuit design and VLSI-based synchronous systems."