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Shawn Blanton
Prof. Shawn Blanton

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Welcome to the ACTL website. The Advanced Chip Test Laboratory (ACTL) at Carnegie Mellon University develops and implements data-mining techniques for improving the operation, design, manufacturing and testing of integrated systems. Our research involves data-mining algorithm development, data analysis, chip design and fabrication in collaboration with various industrial partners that currently include IBM, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, CISCO Systems, Intel, GlobalFoundries, and ARM. The founder and head of ACTL is Prof. Shawn Blanton.

2015

May
Ph.D. student Ben Niewenhuis awarded inaugraual IBM SRC Denard Fellowship. More

April
ACTL Ph.D. student Ben Niewenhuis presents his latest research work at the 2015 VLSI Test Symposium in Napa, California.

April
ACTL Ph.D. student Xuanle Ren presents his latest research work at the 2015 VLSI Test Symposium in Napa, California.

April
ACTL Ph.D. candidates volunteer at the registration desk of the 2015 IEEE VLSI Test Symposium held in Napa, California.

April
Shawn Blanton gives invited talk at the 2015 IEEE VLSI Test Symposium held in Napa, California.

March
Shawn Blanton named Associate Director of the he SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering (JIE). More details can be found here.

March
Xuanle Ren presents his latest research work at the 2015 Design Automation & Test in Europe conference in Dresden, Germany.

2014

December
Ben Niewenhuis wins a 2014 Bradford and Diane Smith Graduate Fellowship.

December
Shawn Blanton gives an invited talk at the 2014 International Symposium on Integrated Circuits Conference in Singapore.

December
Xin Li, Shawn Blanton, Pulkit Grover and Donald Thomas win the Best Paper Award at the 2014 International Symposium on Integrated Circuits Conference, Dec. 2014.

November
John Porche presents his latest work at the 2014 Asian Test Symposium.

November
Cheng Xue presents his latest work at the 2014 Asian Test Symposium.

November
Shawn Blanton gives the keynote talk at the 2014 Asian Test Symposium in Hangzhou, China.

August
Ben Niewenhuis is awarded the 2013-14 Northrop Grumman Fellowship.

2013

June
Shawn Blanton among the authors for the Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award for the IEEE Transaction on CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems.

April
Shawn Blanton is interviewed for the “Still Feel Like Going On” interview project in the Pittsburgh.

March
Shawn Blanton gives keynote address at the 8th International Conference on Design & Technology of Integrated Systems in Nanoscale Era (DTIS) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

March
ECE Ph.D. student Matthew Beckler selected to receive the 2013 Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Student Service Award.

March
Shawn Blanton participates in the 2013 Cisco Innovating Test Conference, Santa Clara, CA.

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