Shiyan Hu, Ph.D.


             Associate Professor

             Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
             EERC 518 
             Michigan Technological University

             1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI, 49931

             Phone: 906-487-2941







Professor Shiyan Hu received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2008. He is an Associate Professor at Michigan Tech. where he is Director of Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Associate Director of Institute of Computer and Cybersystems. He has been a Visiting Professor at IBM Research (Austin) in 2010, and a Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University from 2015 to 2016. His research interests include Cyber-Physical Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer-Aided Design of VLSI Circuits, and Embedded Systems, where he has published more than 100 refereed papers.


Prof. Hu is an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor, an invited participant for U.S. National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, a recipient of National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, a recipient of ACM SIGDA Richard Newton DAC Scholarship (as the faculty advisor), and a recipient of JSPS Faculty Invitation Fellowship. His research was featured in the Front Cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience in March 2014 and highlighted in various public media such as IEEE Spectrum and Communications of ACM. His ultra fast slew buffering technique has been widely deployed in industry for designing over 50 microprocessor and ASIC chips such as IBM flagship chips POWER 7 and 8.


Prof. Hu is the Chair for IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems. He is also a Guest Editor for 7 IEEE/ACM Transactions such as IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design. He has served as conference chairs, track chairs and TPC members for more than 70 times, which include the TPC Subcommittee Chair for DAC and ICCAD. He is a Fellow of IET and a Senior Member of IEEE.




        Research Topics

         Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)

         Smart Home and Smart Energy Cyber-Physical Systems

         Cyber-Physical System Security

         Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for VLSI/Nano/Bio Circuits

         CAD for Emerging Technologies such as Carbon Nanotube Circuits and Microfluidic Biochips

         Physical Design and Interconnect Optimizations


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