Jason Cong

JASON CONG received his M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987 and 1990, respectively. Currently, he is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the VLSI CAD Laboratory in the Computer Science Department of University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include computer-aided design of VLSI circuits and systems, VLSI interconnect design and optimization, rapid system prototyping and configurable computing. He has published over 80 research papers and led over 20 research projects supported by DARPA, NSF, and a number of industrial sponsors in these areas. He served as the General Chair of the 4th ACM/SIGDA Physical Design Workshop, the Program Chair of the 1997 International Symposium on FPGAs, and a program committee member of a number of VLSI CAD conferences, including DAC, ICCAD, and ISCAS. He is an Associate Editor of ACM Trans. on Design Automation of Electronic Systems.

Dr. Cong received the Ross J. Martin Award for Excellence in Research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989. He received the National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award and Young Investigator Award in 1991 and 1993, respectively. He received the Northrop Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award from UCLA in 1993, and IEEE Trans. on CAD Best Paper Award in 1995.

Email address: cong@CS.UCLA.EDU

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