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Prof. Qi Zhu Curricula Vitae

Dr. Qi Zhu is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in Northwestern University. He was an Assistant Professor and later Associate Professor at the ECE Department in University of California, Riverside from 2011 to 2017, and a Research Scientist at the Strategic CAD Labs in Intel from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Zhu received a Ph.D. in EECS from University of California, Berkeley in 2008, and a B.E. in CS from Tsinghua University in 2003. His research interests include design automation for cyber-physical systems (CPS) and Internet of Things, cyber-physical security, safe and secure machine learning for CPS, and system-on-chip design, with applications in domains such as automotive electronic systems, connected vehicles, and energy-efficient buildings. He received best paper awards at Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2006, DAC 2007, International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS) 2013, and ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES) 2016. He received the NSF CAREER award in 2016, the IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCCPS) Early-Career Award in 2017, and the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.

Dr. Zhu is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD) and IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. He has served as an Associate Editor for IEEE TCCPS, IEEE TC-VLSI, and ACM SIGDA Newsletters; and as a Guest Editor for Proceedings of the IEEE, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), Journal of Systems Architecture (JSA), and Integration, the VLSI Journal. Dr. Zhu is the Conference Chair of IEEE TCCPS, and VP of Young Professionals at IEEE Council for Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). He has served as the General Chair for the 15th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS), the Program Chair for the 1st and 2nd ACM/IEEE Workshops on Design Automation for CPS and IoT (DESTION), and on the technical program committee and as organizer for a number of conferences in design automation, cyber-physical systems, embedded systems, and real-time systems, including DAC, ICCAD, DATE, ASP-DAC, ICCPS, ICPS, CODES+ISSS, RTSS, RTAS, ICESS, GLVLSI, SAC, SIES, MEMOCODE, SAMOS, FDL, etc. He received the ACM SIGDA Service Award in 2015.

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