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David Z. Pan

David Z. Pan

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

David Z. Pan is a full professor and holder of the Silicon Laboratories Endowed Chair at the Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.  His research interests include electronic design automation, synergistic AI and IC co-optimizations, design for manufacturing, hardware security, and design/CAD for analog/mixed-signal and emerging technologies. He has published over 450 refereed journal/conference papers and 8 US patents. He has served in many editorial boards and conference committees, including various leadership roles such as DAC 2023 TPC Co-Chair, ICCAD 2019 General Chair, ASP-DAC 2017 Program Chair, and ISPD 2008 General Chair. He has received many awards, including 20 Best Paper Awards (from TCAD, DAC, ICCAD, DATE, ASP-DAC, ISPD, HOST, SRC, IBM, etc.), Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technical Excellence Award, DAC Top 10 Author Award in Fifth Decade, ASP-DAC Frequently Cited Author Award, NSF CAREER Award, ACM/SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award, IBM Faculty Award (4 times), Cadence Academic Collaboration Award, many international CAD contest awards, among others. He has held various advisory, consulting, or visiting positions in academia and industry, including at MIT and Google. He has graduated 43 PhD students and postdocs who have won many awards, including ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals 1st Place (twice) and Outstanding PhD Dissertation Awards from ACM/SIGDA and EDAA (5 times).  He is a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, and SPIE.