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William H. Sanders
Interim Department Head
ECE ILLINOIS
1406 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801-2918
Ph: (217) 333-2300
Fax: (217) 244-7075
whs@illinois.edu

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Martin D F Wong

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Martin D F Wong
Martin D F Wong
Professor
409 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-1729

Primary Research Area

  • Circuits - Computer aided design of integrated circuits

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 1987

Research Interests

  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Design and analysis of algorithms
  • Field-programmable systems
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • CAD for VLSI Electronic Packaging
  • Computer-aided design of VLSI

Research Areas

  • Algorithms and computational complexity
  • Circuits
  • Computer aided design of integrated circuits
  • Logic design and VLSI

Research Honors

  • Canadian National Descartes Mathematics Competition, 1st Place (Toronto) and 4th Place (National), 1975.
  • Hans Heillbronn Prize in Pure Mathematics, University of Toronto, 1978.
  • Undergraduate Scholarships: i) William Hossack Memorial Scholarship, ii) Samuel Beatty Scholarship, and iii) Burton Scholarship, University of Toronto, 1977-1979.
  • University Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979-1980 and 1981-1982.
  • Best Paper Award, 23rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 1986.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination - ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 1990.
  • IBM Faculty Development Award, 1989-1991.
  • National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award, 1989-1992.
  • ACM/IEEE Design Automation Fellowship, 1991 and 1994.
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), 1995.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination - IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design (TCAD), 1998.
  • Endowed Faculty Fellow in Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1990-1999.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination - IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 1999.
  • ACM Recognition of Service Award, 1999.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination - IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design (TCAD), 1999.
  • IBM Faculty Partnership Award, 2000.
  • 2000 CAD Transactions Best Paper Award. (Given to the best paper chosen from all papers published in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design in 1998 and 1999.)(This has been renamed as the Donald O. Peterson Best Paper Award.), 2000.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination - IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2001.
  • David Bruton Centennial Professorship in Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 2001-2002.
  • Best-of-20-Years ICCAD Paper. (Our ICCAD-94 paper on circuit partitioning was among one of the 42 papers, out of all ICCAD papers in 1983-2002, chosen to be included in the book, The Best of ICCAD - - 20 Years of Excellence in Computer Aided Design, published by ICCAD in its 20th anniversary in 2002.), 2002.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), 2004.
  • IBM Faculty Award, 2004.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), 2005.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination, IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2005.
  • IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, Circuits and Systems Society, 2005-2006.
  • Best Paper Award Nomination, IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2008.
  • Fellow, IEEE