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William H. Sanders
Department Head
ECE ILLINOIS
306 N. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Ph: (217) 333-2300
Fax: (217) 244-7075
whs@illinois.edu

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Sanjay J. Patel

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor
262 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 333-9219

Primary Research Area

  • Hardware systems - Computer architecture

Education

Ph.D. Computer Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, May 1999

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Research Interests

Computer architecture, microarchitecture, high-performance and reliable computer systems, the implications of future generation applications and implementation technologies on systems design.

Research Areas

  • Compilers
  • Computer aided design
  • Computer architecture
  • Hardware verification and testing
  • Image, video, and multimedia processing and compression
  • Logic design and VLSI
  • Operating systems
  • Parallel processing

Honors

  • College of Engineering Willett Faculty Scholar, 2005-2009
  • College of Engineering Willett Faculty Scholar, 2002-2005

Teaching Honors

  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Fall 2003
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Spring 2003
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Fall 2002
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Spring 2002
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Fall 2001
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Spring 2001
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent, Fall 2000
  • University of Illinois Incomplete List of Instructors Ranked As Excellent, Spring 2000
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award, 1996
  • University of Michigan Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1992

Research Honors

  • IBM Faculty Partnership Award, 2003-2004, 2004-2005
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2001
  • Intel Graduate Fellowship, 1998

Public Service Honors

Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising, 2002-2003, 2004-2005