Dr. Sarma Vrudhula

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SIU CES Leadership Sarma Vrudhula

Director – Center for Embedded Systems
Arizona State University
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering - Professor
Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California, 1985

Tel: (480) 727-4152
Email: vrudhula@asu.edu
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Research Interests: VLSI design automation and CAD with a focus on improving the power consumption and energy efficiency of digital systems. Research covers new circuit architectures for low power, including emerging nanoscale hardware approaches at the device, circuit and micro-architecture levels, and post-CMOS device technologies; logic synthesis and optimization, system level dynamic power and thermal management of multicore processors, energy optimization of battery powered computing systems and wireless sensor networks, models and methods for the analysis and optimization of power and performance in the presence of process variations

Honors and Awards: Best researcher, senior faculty (CIDSE) 2009, 2011; Best Paper Award: International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) 2008; Outstanding Paper Award: Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems Conference 2001; Directorship, Center for Low Power Electronics, University of Arizona; Formerly Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on VLSI and ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES);

Key Activities: Director, NSF I/UCRC Center for Embedded Systems; Associate Editor for the IEEE Transaction on CAD