Penn State team wins automation most influential paper award

A team of Penn State computer scientists, computer engineers and an electrical engineer has received the inaugural Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC) 10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award.

The paper, "Evaluating Run-Time Techniques for Leakage Power Reduction," was written by Mary Jane Irwin, Robert E. Noll Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Evan Pugh Professor; Vijay Narayanan, professor of computer science and engineering; David Duarte, senior analog design engineer at Intel and a 2002 electrical engineering doctoral program graduate; and Yuh-Fang Tsai, failure analysis manager at Microsemi in Taiwan and a 2005 computer science and engineering doctoral program graduate.

The paper was originally presented at the 2002 ASP-DAC. The four received the award at this year's ASP-DAC on Jan. 30 in Sydney, Australia.

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Last Updated February 28, 2012