• Adjunct Professor
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Research Interests

    • VLSI: VLSI variability modeling, design-for-manufacturability, circuit simulation
    • Semiconductor Manufacturing: numerical inverse lithography
    • Cyber-physical System: large-scale fully dynamic simulation, adjoint sensitivity of large-scale dynamic systems
    • Bio-informatics: quality-aware alignment, genomics data compression
    • Machine Learning: graphic models, deep learning

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, IEEE, class of 2017
  • IEEE Trans. Computer-Aided Design Donald O. Peterson Best Paper Award, 2013
  • IBM Research Division Outstanding Research Accomplishment Award, 2012, 2013

Selected Publications

  • B. Hodges and F. Liu, Rivers and electric networks: crossing disciplines in modeling and simulation, Now Publishers Inc, ISBN 978-1601987723, 2014
  • Y. Liu, L.T. Pileggi and A.J. Strojwas, Model-order reduction of RC(L) interconnect including variational analysis, Proc. DAC, 1999
  • H. Su, F. Liu, A. Devgan, E. Acar and S. Nassif, Full chip leakage estimation considering power supply and temperature, Proc. ISLPED, 2003
  • F. Liu, A general framework for spatial correlation modeling in VLSI design, Proc. DAC, 2007
  • W. Wang, S. Yang, S. Bhardwaj, S. Vrudhula, F. Liu and Y. Cao, The impact of NBTI effect on combinational circuit: modeling, simulation and analysis, IEEE Trans. VLSI, 2010