(Note: please refer to the CV for the most updated list)

Graduate Students



  • Ashutosh Dhar (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Sitao Huang (Ph.D. Candidate), co-advised with Prof. Wen-Mei Hwu
  • Zhijie Jin
  • Gregory Knox
  • Qin Li
  • Yuhong Li
  • Xinheng Liu (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Yujia Qiu
  • Anand Ramachandran (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Wei Ren
  • Vibhakar Vemulapati
  • Mang Yu
  • Xiaofan Zhang (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Xingkai Zhou
  • Wei Zuo (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Paul Jeong (incoming Ph.D. student for Fall 2019)
  • Jack Li (incoming M.S. student for Fall 2019)
  • Junhao Pan (incoming Ph.D. student for Fall 2019)
  • Edward Richter (incoming Ph.D. student for Fall 2019)
  • Hanchen Ye (incoming Ph.D. student for Fall 2019)
  • Jack Huang (incoming Ph.D. student for Fall 2019)

Postdoc Researchers



  • Dr. Yao Chen (ADSC)
  • Dr. Cong Hao

Undergraduate Researchers



  • Kaiwen Cao
  • Keshav Harisrikanth
  • Advaith Ravikumar
  • Calvin Song

Alumni from UIUC



  • Lei Cheng, Ph.D., 2007 (co-advised with Prof. Martin Wong; joined Synplicity)
  • Shoaib Akram, M.S., 2009 (joined Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology, Greece)
  • Scott Cromar, M.S., 2009 (joined law school, UIUC)
  • Scott Chilstedt, M.S., 2010 (joined IBM)
  • Greg Lucas, M.S., 2010 (joined Intel)
  • Chi-Chen Peng, M.S., 2010 (joined Springsoft; now Synopsys)
  • Chen Dong, Ph.D., 2010 (joined Magma; now Synopsys)
  • Artem Rogachev, M.S., 2012 (joined TI)
  • Lu Wan, Ph.D., 2012 (joined Tensilica; now Cadence)
  • Alex Papakonstantinou, Ph.D., 2012 (joined NVidia)
  • Jacob Tolar, M.S., 2013 (joined Yahoo)
  • Chong Li, M.S., 2013 (joined University of Washington as a Ph.D. student)
  • Amit Sangai, M.S., 2013 (joined law school, India)
  • Chunan Wei, M.S., 2014 (joined Qualcomm)
  • Ying Chen, M.S., 2015 (joined Google)
  • Pranay Vissa, M.S., 2015 (joined a startup in silicon valley)
  • Yun Heo, Ph.D., 2015 (joined Samsung)
  • Ying-Yu Chen, Ph.D., 2015 (joined Synopsys)
  • Warren Kemmerer, M.S., 2016 (joined Intel)
  • Yan Yan, M.S., 2016 (joined Google)
  • Zelei Sun, M.S., 2016 (joined Google)
  • Sven Choden Konigsmark, Ph.D., 2017 (co-advised with Prof. Martin Wong; joined Google)
  • Daniel Chen, M.S., 2017 (joined a startup in silicon valley)
  • Gowthami Manikandan, M.S., 2017 (joined Apple)
  • Keith Campbell, Ph.D., 2017 (joined Inspirit IoT)
  • Chuanhao Zhuge, M.S., 2017 (joined Apple)
  • Chen-Hsuan Lin, Ph.D., 2017 (joined Google)
  • Zhangqi Xu, M.S., 2018 (joined a startup in silicon valley)
  • Huiren Li, M.S., 2018 (joined Amazon)
  • Di He, Ph.D., 2019 (joined NovuMind)
  • Yi Liang, Ph.D., 2019 (joined Google)
  • Kenny Umenthum, M.S., 2019 (joined TI)
  • Jong Bin Lim, M.S., 2019 (joined NovuMind)
  • Dae Hee Kim, M.S., 2019

  • Undergraduate Researchers: Bryan Clodfelter, Jaeho Lee, Kyungmin Lee, Allyson Moisan, Andrew Ryan, Alexander Uribe, Yohannes Kifle, Christine Lee, Wenxun Huang, Artem Rogachev, Shuotao Xu, Sai Ma, Chunan Wei, Tielong Su, Liana Nicklaus, Yangyang Yu, Daniel Chen, Chuanhao Zhuge, Xinheng Liu, Leon He, Danny Kim, Kenny Umenthum, Huiren Li: many of them are either in top graduate schools (such as MIT, Berkeley, Harvard, and UIUC) or in high-tech companies (such as Microsoft, ARM, and TI).

Alumni from ADSC



  • Dr. Eric (Yun) Liang, postdoc researcher of ADSC (2010-2012), now Associate Professor in CECA center, Peking University, China
  • Dr. Gabriel Noaje, postdoc researcher of ADSC (2013-2014), now Senior Computational Scientist at A*STAR Computational Resource Centre, Singapore
  • Dr. Swathi Gurumani, postdoc researcher (Principal Research Engineer) of ADSC (2012-2016), now VP of Engineering of Inspirit IoT, Inc.
  • Dr. Kyle Rupnow, postdoc researcher (Senior Scientist) of ADSC (2010-2016), now CTO of Inspirit IoT, Inc.
  • Mr. Tan Nguyen, software engineer of ADSC, now Ph.D. student of UC Berkeley
  • Dr. Liwei Yang, senior software engineer of ADSC, now scientist at Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
  • Ms. Zheng Cui, software engineer of ADSC, now at Ubisoft Singapore
  • Dr. Hongbin Zheng, senior software engineer of ADSC, now at Amazon AWS
  • Mr. Muhammad T. Satria, software engineer of ADSC, now at JPMorgan Chase & Co.