Projects

Sponsors

            

           

Our past and on-going research has been supported by the following sponsors. Their financial supports are greatly acknowledged:

Selected On-going Externally Funded Projects 

  • BIGDATA: IA: Collaborative Research: From Bytes to Watts – A Data Science Solution to Improve Wind Energy Reliability and Operation, Sponsor: NSF, 2017-2020 (CoE News).
  • E2CDA: Type II: Self-Adaptive Reservoir Computing with Spiking Neurons: Learning Algorithms and Processor Architectures, Sponsors: NSF and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), 2016-2019 (CoE News).
  • Taming the Stability Challenge of Analog and Mixed-Signal Systems: Theory, Analysis and Design, PI: P. Li, Co-PI: Edgar Sanchez-Sinencio, Sponsor: NSF, 2014-2018.
  • Hierarchical Analog and Mixed-Signal Verification Using Hybrid Formal and Machine Learning Techniques Sponsor: Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), 2016-2019.

Selected Completed Externally Funded Projects 

  • Statistical Analog Design Property Checking, PI: P. Li, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC/GRC) & Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE), 2013 – 2016.
  • Analysis and Characterization of Switched-Mode DC-DC Power Converters, PI: P. Li, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC/GRC) /Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE)/Texas Instruments, 2013-2016.
  • Collaborative Research: Integrated Verification, Built-in Self-test and Tuning for Digitally-Intensive Analog Systems, Sponsor: NSF, PIs: P. Li (lead), C. J. Myers, 2011-2015.
  • NSF CAREER: Parallel CAD Algorithms on Emerging Multi-Core Platforms, Sponsor: NSF, 2008-2014.
  • Hierarchical Model Checking for Practical Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Verification, Sponsors: SRC/Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE), PI: P. Li, 2010-2014.
  • System-Level Models and Design of Power Delivery Networks with On-Chip Voltage Regulators, Sponsors: SRC/Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE), PI: P. Li, 2010-2014.
  • Digital Neuromorphic Classifier Circuits, PI: P. Li, 2012-2013 (one year gift), Sponsor: SRC.
  • System-Theoretic Analysis and Design for Dynamic Stability of Memory Devices in Nanoscale CMOS and Beyond, Sponsor: NSF, PI: P. Li, Co-PI: G. Huang, 2009-2013.
  • Thermal-Aware GPU-Based Design Engine for On-Chip Power Delivery in Power-Efficient Multi-Core Chips, Sponsors: NSF/SRC, PI: P. Li,2009-2013.
  • Multi-Core and Distributed Parallel Simulation for Design & Verification of Custom Digital and Analog ICs, Sponsors: SRC/Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE), PI: P. Li, 2008-2012.
  • Models and Analyses for 3D IC Integrity / Digitally Intensive in Situ Test and Adaptation, Sponsor: SRC FCRP Center for Circuit and System Solutions, PI: P. Li, 2009-2011.
  • Automatic Stability Checking for Linear Analog Integrated Circuits, Sponsor: Texas Instruments, PI: P. Li, 2009-2010.
  • Achieving Feasible Large-Scale Parametric Variation Analysis for Design & Test of Analog Systems in Advanced Technologies, Sponsor: SRC FCRP Center for Circuit and System Solutions, PI: P. Li, 2006-2009.
  • Automatic Model Generation and Optimization of Massively I/O Coupled Networks, Sponsor: SRC/Freescale, PI: P. Li, Co-PI: J. Hu, 2006-2009.
  • Variational Interconnect Modeling and Analyses, Sponsor: SRC, PI: P. Li, Co-PI: L. Pileggi, 2005-2008.
  • Advanced Parameterized Current Source Based Cell Characterization, Sponsor: Intel Corporation, PI: P. Li, 2007-2008.
  • Parametric and Fault Simulation Framework for Analog Test Automation, Sponsor: SRC FCRP Center for Circuit and System Solutions, PI: P. Li, 2005-2008.