Congratulations to VAST Lab Alumni Prof. David Pan for Election to ACM Fellow!

Congratulations to Prof. David Pan for being elected to ACM Fellow for "For contributions to electronic design automation, including design for manufacturing and physical design”.

Dr. Pan graduated from the  UCLA Computer Science Department in December 2000 with Outstanding Ph.D. Award.  His PhD thesis was "Interconnect Synthesis and Planning for High-Performance IC Designs” under the supervision of Prof. Jason Cong.  He received the 2009 UCLA Engineering Distinguished Young Alumnus Award and was elected to an IEEE Fellow in 2014 and a SPIE Fellow in 2017. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and holds the Silicon Laboratories Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering.