Naresh R. Shanbhag

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Awards and Honors

  • 2018 Semiconductor Industry Association/Semiconductor Research Corporation University Researcher Award

  • 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems Best Paper Award

  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing Best Student Paper Award

  • 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems Best Paper Award

  • 2015-20 D.J. Gandhi Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India

  • 2012-present Jack S. Kilby Professorship, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • (2011,2012) University of Illinois Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked Excellent

  • 2010 Richard Newton GSRC Industrial Impact Award

  • 2008 IEEE Solid-State Society ISSCC Outstanding Special Evening Topic Award

  • 2006 IEEE Solid-State Society Best Paper of the Year Award

  • 2006 IEEE Fellow

  • 2006 Jewels of IRPS paper recognition

  • 2001 IEEE Transactions on VLSI Best Paper Award

  • 1999 IEEE Leon K. Kirchmayer Best Paper Award

  • 1999 Xerox Faculty Research Award

  • 1997-99, 99-01 Distinguished Lecturership of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society

  • 1996 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

  • 1994 Darlington Best Paper Award from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society

Research Interests

design of energy-efficient machine learning, communications, and signal processing systems on resource-constrained embedded platforms; exploring fundamental trade-offs between energy efficiency, latency and accuracy of decision-making systems implemented in nanoscale technologies; applications to computer vision, biomedicine, automatic target recognition, imaging and others.

Teaching Interests

digital signal processing, probability and statistics, VLSI in signal processing and communications, integrated circuit design, deep learning in hardware.

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computation Devices and Circuits (2014-16)

  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems: Part II (97-99)

  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on VLSI (99-02 and 09-11)

  • General Chair of the 2013 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems

  • General co-Chair of the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Low-Power Design (ISLPED)

  • Technical Program co-Chair of the 2010 ISLPED

  • Technical Program (wireline subcommittee) committee of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) (2007-11)


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Administrative Assistant

Bonnie S. Crawford
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