David Pan

David Z. Pan

University of Texas at Austin
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Region 05 (Southwestern U.S.)

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David Z. Pan is a Professor and holder of Silicon Laboratories Endowed Chair at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.  His research interests include bidirectional AI and IC interactions, electronic design automation, design for manufacturing, hardware security, and CAD for analog/mixed-signal ICs and emerging technologies. He has published over 400 refereed journal/conference papers and 8 US patents. He has served in many journal editorial boards and conference committees, including various leadership roles such as ICCAD 2019 General Chair, ASP-DAC 2017 TPC Chair, and ISPD 2008 General Chair. He has received many awards, including SRC Technical Excellence Award, 19 Best Paper Awards (ISPD 2020, ASP-DAC 2020, DAC 2019, GLSVLSI 2018, VLSI Integration 2018, HOST 2017, SPIE 2016, ISPD 2014, ICCAD 2013, ASP-DAC 2012, ISPD 2011, IBM Research 2010 Pat Goldberg Memorial Best Paper Award in CS/EE/Math, ASP-DAC 2010, DATE 2009, ICICDT 2009, SRC Techcon in 1998, 2007, 2012 and 2015), DAC Top 10 Author Award in Fifth Decade, ASP-DAC Frequently Cited Author Award, Communications of ACM Research Highlights, ACM/SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award, NSF CAREER Award, IBM Faculty Award (4 times), and many international CAD contest awards. He has graduated 35 Ph.D. students who have won many awards, including First Place of ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals (twice, in 2018 and 2021), ACM/SIGDA Student Research Competition Gold Medal (x3), ACM Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation in EDA Award (x2), and EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award (x2).  He is a Fellow of IEEE and SPIE.

IEEE CEDA Position History:
  • Present   Physical Design (Design&Test Editorial Board)
  • 2024-Present   Member (Fellows Evaluation Committee)
  • 2017-2019   EDS Representative (Board of Governors)
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