Ph.D. and postdoc positions available
  • Ph.D. positions are available immediately in the area of scalable power management and control for large scale computing systems, discrete modeling for dynamical systems, and hardware acceleration for social and life science applications. Highly motivated students with a strong theoretical background, especially in control theory, optimization algorithms, and modeling are encouraged to apply. Minimum qualifications include BS in CE/CS/EE/Applied Math or related fields; preferred qualifications include MS in CE/CS/EE/Applied Math or related fields. For qualified applicants holding a Ph.D., a postdoctoral appointment is possible. For additional details/questions, please contact Prof. Diana Marculescu.
EnyAC-ers have been awarded prestigious Fellowships
  • August 2016 – EnyAC-ers Ifigeneia Apostolopoulou and Ermao Cai received the Onassis Ph.D. Fellowship (Scholarship Programs for Hellenes, Onassis Foundation) and the CMU Presidential Fellowship respectively. Congratulations!!
EnyAC alumnus Siddarth Garg has been selected in the Brilliant 10 of Popular Science
  • August 2016 – EnyAC alumnus and NYU Assistant Professor Siddarth Garg was listed in Popular Science Magazine's annual list of the year’s most brilliant young scientists and engineers. Congratulations, Siddharth!! Read more here.
Diana Marculescu received the David Edward Schramm Professorship
  • August 2016 – Diana Marculescu has been named the next David Edward Schramm Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. Read more here.
EnyAC work selected as featured article of IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • EnyAC alumnus Guangshuo Liu and Professor Diana Marculescu co-authored an IEEE Transactions on Computers article selected as featured paper for the month of April 2016. Read more here.
EnyAC hosts middle school girls in a weekend STEM activity
  • Ten girls from school districts in and around Pittsburgh met with Professor Diana Marculescu, and ECE Ph.D. students Ermao Cai and Zhuo Chen for a weekend activity part of the Tour Your Future Program. The students worked on a hands-on activity with electrical circuits that illustrated simple open or closed circuit operation with resistors and color LEDs. Read more here.
Diana Marculescu elevated to IEEE Fellow
  • Diana Marculescu has been named an IEEE Fellow for her contributions to design and optimization of energy aware computing systems. Read more here.
CMU Team Wins Silver Medal and Best Poster Award at 2013 Regional East iGEM Jamboree
Diana Marculescu selected ELATE Fellow
  • Diana Marculescu has been named a 2013-2014 fellow in ELATE at Drexel, a national leadership development program designed to advance senior women faculty in academic engineering, computer science and related fields into effective institutional leadership roles within their schools and universities. Read more here.
CMU Team Wins Best Foundational Advance Prize at 2012 World iGEM Jamboree
  • The Best Foundational Advance Prize is awarded at the World Championship Jamboree to the team that creates a biological system that could help enable the success of other systems created using synthetic biology. The CMU iGEM Team comprised of Yang Choo (E'14, BME and ChmeE), Eric Pederson (S'15, Biology), Jesse Salazar (E'13, BME and ECE), and Peter Wei (E'15, BME and ECE) was co-advised by Diana Marculescu, along with colleagues from Chemistry, BME, and CS Departments. Read more about it here or here.
CMU Team Wins Gold Medal and Best BioBrick Measurement Approach Award at 2012 Regional East iGEM Jamboree
  • Using a kit of interchangeable biological parts and a fundamental knowledge of synthetic biology, the CMU team created a biosensor that can measure cellular activities. The team comprised of Yang Choo (E'14, BME and ChmeE), Eric Pederson (S'15, Biology), Jesse Salazar (E'13, BME and ECE), and Peter Wei (E'15, BME and ECE) and was co-advised by Diana Marculescu, along with colleagues from Chemistry, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering Departments. Read more about it here or here.
Da-Cheng Juan wins best poster presentation at annual Intel PhD forum

Intel Ph.D. fellow Da-Cheng Juan earned one of three best poster awards at the annual Intel Ph.D. Fellowship Forum, which brings together talented students from top academic research institutions around the globe. As part of the forum, the 2012 Intel Ph.D. fellows were recognized and shared their research during the poster session, where the fellows were judged based on overall presentation. The three posters receiving the most votes earned best poster honors. read more here.

Diana Marculescu elected to IT Hall of Fame
  • Diana Marculescu was elected to the IT Honor Roll of IT History Society, for developing novel power management techniques to improve the performance delivered per unit of energy consumed for computer hardware and software. Read more about it here.
Da-Cheng Juan receives an Intel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship
  • Da-Cheng has been awarded a U.S. Corporate Intel Fellowship, a highly competitive and prestigious award reserved for Ph.D. candidates pursuing leading-edge research in fields related to Intel's business and research interests at select universities. Da-Cheng's research investigates how to apply machine learning for the performance modeling and optimization of chip-multiprocessors under physical constraints, such as power, temperature and process variations. Read more about it here.
Diana Marculescu named ACM Distinguished Scientist
  • Diana Marculescu has been named a distinguished scientist for her significant impact on the computing field by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Less than 10 percent of ACM Professional members are selected as Distinguished members. Read more about it here or here.
Diana Marculescu awarded IEEE Transactions on VLSI Best Paper Award
  • ECE Professors Radu and Diana Marculescu, former Ph.D. student Umit Ogras and former ECE post-doc Eun Gu Jung have earned the 2011 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society VLSI Transactions Best Paper Award. The award recognizes the best paper published in the Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems publication and is based on general quality, originality, contributions, subject matter and timeliness. Read more about it here.
Diana Marculescu chairs 1st CRA-W/CDC Workshop on Diversity in Design Automation and Test
  • Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh co-host the first CRA-W/CDC Workshop on Diversity in Design Automation and Test May 23–24 at the University of Pittsburgh's University Club. The workshop, “Putting D(iversity) in Design Automation and Test,” intends to provide senior undergraduates, graduate students and early post-doctoral researchers from underrepresented groups with an overview of the field, research directions and career paths available in design automation and test. Read more about it here.
Diana Marculescu awarded ACM/SIGDA Distinguished Service Award at 47th ACM/IEEE DAC
  • Diana Marculescu has received the 2010 ACM/Special Interest Group on Design Automation (SIGDA) Distinguished Service Award in recognition for her dedicated service as SIGDA Chair (2005–2009), and contributions to SIGDA, DAC and the electronic design automation profession. Marculescu has led and initiated several ACM/SIGDA activities as a volunteer since 2002, and she served as DAC's coordinator for Collocated Events and Workshops in 2009. She is the leader of the systems thrust within CSSI. Read more about it here.
Siddharth Garg wins A.G. Jordan Award
  • Siddharth Garg has received the 2010 Angel G. Jordan Award from Dept. of ECE. The A.G. Jordan award recognizes a graduating ECE graduating doctoral student who has combined outstanding Ph.D. Thesis work with exceptional service to the ECE or Carnegie Mellon community. In addition to performing high caliber research for his thesis, Siddharth has served as a Vice-President for the ECE Graduate student Organization (2007-2009) and EGO volunteer. Read more about it here.
EnyACers at the ECE Winter Gala 2010!

Da-Cheng, Lavanya, Siddharth and Alex at the ECE Graduate Organization (EGO) Winter Party.

Best in session award at SRC TECHCON 2009
  • A paper authored by Siddharth Garg, Diana Marculescu and Radu Marculescu on technology-driven limits on voltage and frequency control of multi-processor platforms received a Best in Session Award at the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) TECHCON.
Best paper award at ISQED 2009


  • Siddharth Garg and Diana Marculescu's research on characterizing the impact of process variations on 3D integrated circuit technology has received a Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) 2009. Read more about it here.
Best paper award at ICCD 2008


  • Kai-Chiang Wu and Diana Marculescu's paper on soft-error hardening of digital circuits using dual supply voltages has received a best paper award at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD) 2009. Read more about it here.
Two best paper nominations at DAC 2008


  • EnyAC receives two Best Paper nominations at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2008 out of a total of eight papers nominated! Sebastian Herbert and Diana Marculescu's work on characterizing chip-multiprocessor (CMP) variability tolerance addresses the important issue of how next-generation single-chip parallel computing platforms are impacted by process variations. Umit Ogras, Radu Marculescu and Diana Marculescu's work on feedback control for on-chip power management is aimed at increasing the energy efficiency and variability tolerance of multiple processor systems-on-chip platforms.
Best paper nomination at ISQED 2007

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  • Natasa Miskov-Zivanov and Diana Marculescu have been nominated for a Best Paper award at the IEEE International Sympoium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) 2007 for their paper on soft-error analysis and mitigation techniques for sequential circuits. Congratulations Natasa and Diana!
Best paper award at ASP-DAC 2005

  • January 18th, 2005. Kaushik Niyogi and Diana Marculescu have won a Best Paper Award at the ACM/IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC) 2005 for their paper titled “Speed and Voltage Selection for GALS Systems based on Voltage/Frequency Islands.” Read more about it here.
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