Patrick H. Madden, director, http://vlsicad.cs.binghamton.edu/~pmadden, pmadden@cs.binghamton.edu

Ameya R. Agnihotri, TA and PhD student, ameya@cs.binghamton.edu, currently working on improving routability in recursive bisection based placement tools.

Satoshi Ono, RA and PhD student, sono0@binghamton.edu, currently working on multi-level clustering algorithms with applications to placement. Research is supported by funding from SRC.


Group Alumni

Ateen Khatkhate, RA and MS student, who worked on an integrated set of tools for "next generation" VLSI physical design, and was part of the team developing an integrated approach to mixed size placement. Research was supported by funding from IBM.

Sameer Pujari, MS grad, pujarisameer@hotmail.com, who did work on integration of support for reticle enhancement technology and phase shift lithography into area routing tools. Research was supported by funding from IBM.

Jay Dhole, MS grad, who worked on delay analysis and multiple voltage design.

Mehmet Can YILDIZ, RA and PhD student, http://galactica.cs.binghamton.edu/mcan, mcan@cs.binghamton.edu Research focus includes performance driven standard cell placement, preferred direction multi-layer Steiner tree construction, and area routing. Research is supported by funding from IBM.

Raia Hadsell, RA and MS/PhD student, raia@math.binghamton.edu, global routing, with a focus on support for multiple voltage design. Research is supported by funding from IEEC and MDC.

Patrika Agarwal, RA and MS student, patrika123@lycos.com, research focus on crosstalk extraction and delay estimation. Currently with Sun Microsystems.

Ajita Mathur, RA and MS student, amathur0@binghamton.edu, who performed work on routability improvement in detailed placement. Research is supported by matching funds from the Binghamton Research Foundation.

Sergey Royt, BS student, bh11708@binghamton.edu, now working at Microsoft.

Udayan Deshpande, MS student, currently at Dartmouth doing a PhD. His MS thesis was on rectilinear block packing and floor planning.

Arvind Vidyarthi, MS student, currently with Sun Microsystems. His MS thesis was on delay analysis.

Ameya Agnihotri, MS student, continuing on for a PhD at Binghamton. His MS thesis was on multi-layer Steiner trees, and methods of balancing routing demand for global routing applications.

Faris Khundakjie, MS student, bi92991@binghamton.edu. Faris is currently with Intel in Arizona; while at Binghamton, he worked on a joint project with Prof. Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, focusing on parallel implementations of VLSI CAD algorithms.

Noah J. Ternullo, MS student, noah@core.binghamton.edu, research focus on network architectures to support PDA usage. Currently working for Lockheed-Martin.

Ed Mattison, MS student, mattison91@yahoo.com, research focus on network architectures to support PDA usage, and on fundamental theory problems (in particular, boolean satisfiability). Currently an Army instructor at West Point.

Mohamed ElAbdellaoui, MS student, bj93561@binghamton.edu, who had a thesis on combinatorial optimization for circuit placement.