Director

Ankur Srivastava is currently an Associate Professor in the ECE department with joint appointment with the Institute for Systems Research at University of Maryland, College Park. He received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1998, M.S. in ECE from Northwestern University in 2000 and PhD in Computer Science from UCLA in 2002. His primary research interest lies in the field of high performance, low power electronic systems and applications such as computer vision, data and storage centers and sensor networks. He has published numerous papers on these topics at prestigious venues. He has been a part of the technical program committee of several conferences such as ICCAD, DAC, ISPD, ICCD, GLSVLSI. He is also the associate editor of IEEE Transactions on VLSI and INTEGRATION: VLSI Journal. He has served on several NSF panels and is also the reviewer of several conferences and journals such as ICCAD, DAC, ISPD, IEEE Transactions on CAD and IEEE Transactions on VLSI. His research and teaching endeavors have received several awards including the Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award from the CS Department of UCLA, Best Paper Award from ISPD 2007, George Corcoran Memorial Teaching Award from the ECE Department of University of Maryland, Best Paper Nomination in ICCAD 2003, ACM-SIGDA Outstanding Dissertation Nomination in 2003. His contributions have also been featured in articles appearing in trade magazines such as EE-Times.

Current Students

Former Students

  • Azadeh Davoodi: PhD
    • Assistant Professor, Dept of ECE, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Vishal Khandelwal: PhD
    • Synopsys Inc
  • Ashish Dobhal: MS
    • Cadence Inc
  • Shruti Dhingra: MS
    • Hughes Network Systems Inc
  • Ankan Jain: Undergrad