Professor Rolf Drechsler

University of Bremen, Germany 



Rolf Drechsler is Professor and the Head of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computer Science,   University of Bremen, In 2011, he additionally became the Director of the Cyber-Physical Systems group at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Bremen. His current research interests include the development and design of data structures and algorithms with a focus on circuit and system design. He is a Fellow of IEEE.

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Ajay Goyal

 R&D, Infineon, India



Ajay Goyal is an experienced EDA professional with 13+ years of experience including EDA tool & methodology development, application engineering and sales & marketing. Prior to joining Infineon, Ajay was with Atrenta Pvt Ltd working across Power, DFT and Clock Domain Analysis. At Infineon India since 2010, Ajay is responsible for System Level Flow and Methodology team. Ajay’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to development and deployment of System C modelling and Meta-modelling methodologies to optimize design processes in all business groups of Infineon across the globe.


Professor  Sandeep K. Shukla




Sandeep K. Shukla is a Professor in the Department of Computer Sci. and  Engg at IIT Kanpur. He received the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House in 2004, Frederich Wilhelm Bessel Award in 2008 from the Humboldt Foundation, Germany, Virginia Tech Faculty Fellow Award, A distinguished Alumni Award from the State University of New York at Albany, A best paper award at the Asia-Pacific Design Automation Conference, GTE Laboratories Excellence Award,ASEE/ONR Faculty Fellowship in 2005, ASEE/Air Force Senior Faculty Fellowship in 2007, and an Air Force Labs Faculty Fellowship in 2008.  He has been selected as an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2013, and IEEE Fellow in 2014. 
He is currently the editor-in-chief of the ACM TECS, Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, and Computing Reviews and many other journals

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Professor Swarup Bhunia

University of Florida, USA



Swarup Bhunia is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Florida. Earlier he was the T. and A. Schroeder Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. His current research interests include integrated circuit and system design, computer-aided design tools and test techniques

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Professor Robert Wille

Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria



Robert Wille is a professor at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, and head of the Department for Integrated Circuit and System Design.  From 2009-2015, he worked as post-doc at the University of Bremen and, since 2013, as Senior Researcher in the Cyber-Physical Systems department of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). Besides that, he served as lecturer at the University of Applied Science Bremen from 2010 to 2012 and was guest professor for Technical Computer Science at the University of Potsdam in 2012 as well as for Embedded Systems at the Technical University of Dresden in 2013/2014. 

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