Best Paper Award at FPGA 2022 and Two Inductions to the FPGA and Reconfigurable Computing Hall of Fame

Congratulations to VAST Lab members Licheng Guo and Prof. Cong, together with collaborators from AMD/Xilinx and Cornell, Ghent University for winning the Best Paper Award at the 2022 ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Array for the paper “RapidStream: Parallel Physical Implementation of FPGA HLS Designs” by Licheng Guo, Pongstorn Maidee, Yun Zhou, Chris Lavin, Jie Wang, Yuze Chi, Weikang Qiao, Alireza Kaviani, Zhiru Zhang, and Jason Cong.

Also, Congratulations to Prof. Cong and VAST Lab alumni Zhiru Zhang, Karthik Gururaj, and Deming Chen, together with other collaborators,  for the two papers inducted to the Class 2022 FPGA and Reconfigurable Computing Hall of Fame:  “An Efficient and Versatile Scheduling Algorithm Based On SDC Formulation" by Jason Cong and Zhiru Zhang published at the 2006 Design Automation Conference, and “FCUDA: Enabling Efficient Compilation of CUDA Kernels onto FPGAs" by Alexandros Papakonstantinou, Karthik Gururaj, John A. Stratton, Deming Chen, Jason Cong, and Wen-Mei Hwu published in the 2009 Symposium of Application-Specific Processors.