Faculty Members

I received my B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University, Shanghai, P. R. China, in 1992 and 1995 respectively and the Ph.D. from University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1999. Here are my latest curriculum vitae and short biography. See the latest news for my group.

I am the director of VLSI System and Computation Lab (VSC Lab) at UC Riverside. I am also a cooperating faculty member (co-faculty) of the Computer Science and Engineering department, and the Associate Director and Graduate Advisor of the Computer Engineer (CEN) program at Bourns College of Engineering.




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Current Ph.D. Students

Sahana Swarup, (B.S. RIT, M.S. Cal State Univ), EE. Ph.D. student, 2010

Kai He, (B.S. and M.S. Nanjing Univ.), EE. Ph.D. student, 2012.

Xin Huang (B.S. Sichuan Univ., B.S. Peking Univ), EE, Ph.D. student, 2012.


Yue Zhao, (B.S. Southeast University), EE. Ph.D. candiate, 2012.


Yan Zhu, (B.S. and M.S, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China), EE, Ph.D. candidate, 2013.


Taeyoung Kim, (B.S. Konkuk University, M.S. University of Virginia), CSE, Ph.D. candidate, 2013


David Hosoon Shin (B.S. and M.S. Sogang University, Worked in Sunsamg Electroniocs for 7 years), EE, Ph.D. candidate, 2013


Daniel Quach, (B.S. UC Riverside), EE, Ph.D. candidate 2014


Hengyang Zhao, (B.S. Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China), EE, Ph.D. candidate, 2014



Ph.D. or Post-doc student alumini

Dr. Haibao Chen, finished in 2014, post-doc, now Asistant Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China.

Dr. Hai Wang, graduated in 2012, now Associate Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technologies of China.

Dr. Boyuan Yan, graduated in 2009, now Assistant Professor at department of Physiology and Biophysics of Cornell University.

Dr. Jeffery Fan, graduated in 2007, now Associate Professor, Tennessee State University

Dr. Xuexin Liu, graduated in 2013, Sr. R & D Engineer, Synopsys Corporation

Dr. Zao Liu, graduated in 2014, Sr. R & D Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Zhigang Hao, co-supervised, graduated in 2012, Sr. R & D Engineer, MediaTek Corp, Singapore

Dr. Duo Li, graduated in 2010, Sr. R & D Engineer, now Synopysis Corporation

Dr. Ruijing Shen, graduated in 2009, Sr. R & D Engineer, now Synopsys Coporation

Dr. Ning Mi, graduated in 2009, Sr. R & D Engineer, now Cadence Design System Inc.

Dr. Pu Liu, gradudated in 2008, Sr. R & D Engineer, now Cadence Design System Inc.

Dr. Wei Wu, Graduate in 2008, now Research Scientist, Intel Corporation

Dr. Hang Li, gradudated in 2007, Sr. R & D Engineer, now Apple Inc.