|Prof. Pingqiang Zhou received the M.E. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2007, and a Ph.D.degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, in 2012. He has been an Assistant Professor with the School of Information Science and Technology at ShanghaiTech University since July 2013, and was promoted as Tenured Associate Professor in July,2019. Prior to joining ShanghaiTech, he was with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA, as a research intern, in 2011, and with the University of Minnesota as a Post-Doctoral Researcher from 2012 to 2013. He was also with the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley as a visiting scholar from Jan 2015 to June 2015.|
Dr. Zhou is the recipient of an Outstanding Master's Thesis Award from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and the James Zeese Fellowship for his Ph.D. Thesis work from the University of Minnesota. He won the Intel/Helic/CICC Student Scholarship Award for top student papers at the 2011 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference and a Best Paper Award Nomination at the 2010 Asia/South Pacific Design Automation Conference. Dr. Zhou is the invited referee for a number of top journals such as TCAD, TVLSI and TODAES in the EDA area, and serves as the TPC member for top conferences such as DAC, ICCAD and ASP-DAC.
|The architecture of heterogeneous multicore chips, on-chip communication network, on-chip power delivery system, leveraging the approaches from data analysis and machine learning to tackle the challenges in integrated circuit design, etc.|
|a.Xiaochen Liu, Shupeng Sun, Xin Li, Haifeng Qian and Pingqiang Zhou. “Machine Learning for Noise Sensor Placement and Full-Chip Voltage Emergency Detection,” IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 421-434, March 2017.|
b.Pingqiang Zhou, Ayan Paul, Chris H. Kim, and Sachin S. Sapatnekar, “Distributed On-Chip Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converters Supporting DVFS in Multicore Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), vol. 22, no. 9, pp.1954-1967, September 2014.
c.Jieming Yin, Pingqiang Zhou, Sachin S. Sapatnekar, and Antonia Zhai, “Energy-Efficient Time-Division Multiplexed Hybrid NoC for Heterogeneous Multicore Systems,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), pp. 293-303, 2014.
d.Pingqiang Zhou, Ping-Hung Yuh, and Sachin S. Sapatnekar, “Optimized 3D Network-on-Chip Design Using Simulated Allocation,” ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), vol.17, no.2, pp.1-19, 2012.
e.Pingqiang Zhou, Yuchun Ma, Zhouyuan Li, Robert P. Dick, Li Shang, Hai Zhou, Xianlong Hong, and Qiang Zhou, “3D-STAF: Scalable Temperature and Leakage Aware Floorplanning for Three-dimensional Integrated Circuits,” Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), pp.590–597, 2007.