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

Graduate Students



  • Paul Jeong (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Yuhong Li (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Xinheng Liu (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Junhao Pan (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Anand Ramachandran (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Paul Reckamp (M.S. student)
  • Wei Ren (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Edward Richter (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Vibhakar Vemulapati (M.S. student)
  • Jinghua Wang (Ph.D. student)
  • Hanchen Ye (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Neo (Zehua) Yuan (Ph.D. student)
  • Xiaofan Zhang (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Wei Zuo (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • Kaiwen Cao (incoming Ph.D. student)
  • Gregory Jun (incoming Ph.D. student)
  • Abhi Kamboj (incoming Ph.D. student)
  • Yizhen Lu (incoming Ph.D. student)
  • Scott Smith (incoming Ph.D. student)
  • Meghna Mandava (incoming M.S. student)
  • Curtis Yu (incoming M.S. student)

Postdoc Researchers



  • Dr. Yao Chen (ADSC)

Undergraduate Researchers



  • Adam Frerichs
  • Jason Leung

Alumni from UIUC



  • Lei Cheng, Ph.D., 2007 (joined Synplicity; co-advised with Prof. Martin Wong)
  • Shoaib Akram, M.S., 2009 (joined Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology, Greece, and later joined Australian National University as an assistant professor)
  • 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 (joined Google; co-advised with Prof. Martin Wong)
  • 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 Amazon)
  • 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 (joined a startup)
  • Xingkai Zhou, M.S., 2020 (joined NVidia)
  • Qin Li, M.S., 2020 (joined Apple)
  • Zhijie Jin, M.S., 2020 (joined a startup company in China)
  • Yujia Qiu, M.S., 2020 (joined NVidia)
  • Cong Callie Hao, Post-doc researcher, 2020 (joined Georgia Tech as an assistant professor)
  • Jack Li, M.S., 2021 (joined Qualcomm)
  • Mang Yu, M.S., 2021 (joined NVidia)
  • Ashutosh Dhar, Ph.D., 2021 (joined NVdia)
  • Sitao Huang, Ph.D., 2021 (joined UC Irvine as an assistant professor; co-advised with Prof. Wen-Mei Hwu)

  • 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. Yun (Eric) Liang, postdoc researcher of ADSC, 2010-2012
  • Dr. Gabriel Noaje, postdoc researcher of ADSC, 2013-2014
  • Dr. Swathi Gurumani, postdoc researcher (Principal Research Engineer) of ADSC, 2012-2016
  • Dr. Kyle Rupnow, postdoc researcher (Senior Scientist) of ADSC, 2010-2016
  • Dr. Liwei Yang, senior research engineer of ADSC, 2016-2017
  • Dr. Hongbin Zheng, senior software engineer of ADSC, 2012-2015
  • Mr. Mohammad Ali Khan, software engineer of ADSC, 2019-2020
  • Mr. Tan Nguyen, software engineer of ADSC, 2015-2017
  • Mr. Muhammad T. Satria, software engineer of ADSC, 2012-2014
  • Ms. Zheng Cui, software engineer of ADSC, 2011-2012
  • Mr. Yinan Li, software engineer of ADSC, 2010-2012