05/09 - Yu Receives Intel Fellowship
The highly competitive program awards only 40 fellowships annually to Ph.D. candidates at select universities who are doing leading edge work in fields related to Intel's business and research interests... »» more
05/09 - Lin Awarded NVIDIA Fellowship
ECE graduate student Yen-Tzu Lin has received a fellowship from NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), a high-performance processor that generates interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices... »» more
03/09 - ECE graduate student Siddarth Garg and Professor Diana Marculescu have won a Best Paper Award ... »» more
02/09 - Alumnus John Cohn Delivers Plenary Talk at ISSCC
"Kids today! Engineers Tomorrow?"
ECE alumnus John Cohn (Ph.D. 1991) once again emphasized the importance of reaching out to kids... »» more
02/09 - ECE's Ogras and Singhee win European Best Thesis Awards
ECE graduates Umit Y. Ogras and Amith Singhee have won 2008 Outstanding Dissertation Awards from the European Design Automation Association (EDAA). »» more
Rob Rutenbar Elected ACM Fellow
Rob A. Rutenbar, Jatras Professor of ECE and CS, was elected a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Class of 2008 ...
12/08 - Shawn Blanton Named IEEE Fellow. ECE Professor Shawn Blanton has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to the testing of micromechanical systems and integrated circuits. »» more
12/08 - Rutenbar Wins
Alumni Achievement Award from Wayne State
ECE Professor Rob Rutenbar is a 2008 winner of the Distinguished Engineering Achievement Award. »» more
10/08 - Wu, Marculescu Win Best Paper Award at Computer Design Conference. ECE graduate student Kai-Chiang (Alex) Wu and his Ph.D. advisor, associate professor Diana Marculescu, have won a Best Paper Award... »» more
Larry Pileggi Wins SRC's Aristotle Award for Outstanding Teaching.
ECE Professor Larry Pileggi has been awarded the prestigious Aristotle Award for 2008 from the Semiconductor Research Corporation.»» more
CSSI 25+ Anniversary Workshop »» more
The Center for Silicon System Implementation (CSSI) is focused on all aspects
of integrated system design and manufacturing that spans from network-on-achip
architectures to self-adaptable analog and digital circuits, to ultra
low-power nano devices, bio chips, and the CAD methodologies that enable
them. Our 18
faculty researchers span several Carnegie Mellon departments that include
Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.
the center has over 80 graduate students working in or across various
areas that include manufacturing, circuits, systems and other
Founded in 2000, CSSI builds on over 25 years of experience in the electronic
design automation industry that began with a sustaining grant from the
Semiconductor Research Corporation. Today our research is supported by the
U.S. government, various consortiums and industry.
Shawn Blanton, PhD
Professor of ECE
Director, Center for Silicon System Implementation