Professor Shiyan Hu received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2008. He is the Professor and Chair in Cyber-Physical Systems at University of Essex. He was an Associate Professor and Director of Center for Cyber-Physical Systems at Michigan Tech. and a Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University. His research interests include Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), CPS Security, Smart Energy CPS, Data Analytics, and Computer-Aided Design of VLSI Circuits, where he has published more than 100 refereed papers.
Prof. Hu is an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Systems Council Distinguished Lecturer, a recipient of the 2017 IEEE Computer Society TCSC Middle Career Researcher Award, the 2014 U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and the 2009 ACM SIGDA Richard Newton DAC Scholarship. His publications have been awarded several Best Paper Award and Best Paper Finalists, which includes the 2018 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award. His papers have also been highlighted as a Keynote Paper in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design in 2017, as a Thomson Reuters ESI Highly Cited Paper in 2017/2018, and as the Front Cover in IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience in March 2014. His ultra fast slew buffering technique has been widely deployed in industry for designing over 50 microprocessor and ASIC chips such as IBM flagship chips POWER 7 and 8. His research has been featured in various public media such as U.S. National Science Foundation News Headlines, Science Daily, CBS, IEEE Spectrum, and Communications of ACM.
Prof. Hu is the Chair for IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems. He is the Editor-In-Chief of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, ACM Transactions on Design Automation for Electronic Systems, and ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems. He is also a Guest Editor for eight IEEE/ACM journals such as Proceedings of the IEEE and IEEE Transactions on Computers. He has held chair positions in numerous IEEE/ACM conferences. He is a Fellow of IET and a Fellow of British Computer Society.
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Nanoscale Interconnect Optimizations for Emerging Technologies
As the VLSI technology enters the nanoscale regime, interconnect delay becomes the bottleneck of circuit performance. Interconnect synthesis which includes buffer insertion and layer assignment is...
Smart Energy Cyber-Physical Systems: Big Data Analytics and Cyber Security
A smart energy cyber-physical system is characterized by the interactions among the sensing devices and the physical energy system. Such a system leverages big data analytics techniques in...
Smart Home Cybersecurity: Threat and Defense in a Cyber-Physical System
The massive deployment of advanced metering infrastructure and home energy management system has mandated a transformative shift of the classical grid into a more reliable and secure grid. Smart...
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