ICCS 2021


Mohamad SAWAN,
Westlake University, China

IEEE Fellow

Mohamad Sawan is Chair Professor in Westlake University, Hangzhou, China, and Emeritus Professor in Polytechnique Montreal, Canada. He is founder and director of the Cutting-Edge Net of Biomedical Research And INnovation (CenBRAIN) in Westlake University, Hangzhou, China. He received the Ph.D. degree from University of Sherbrooke, Canada. He is Co-Founder, Associate Editor and was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (2016-2019). He is founder of the Polystim Neurotech Laboratory, and Co-founder of the International IEEE-NEWCAS and the International IEEE-BioCAS Conference. He was General Chair of both the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, and the 2020 IEEE International Medicine, Biology and Engineering Conference (EMBC). He was awarded the Canada Research Chair in Smart Medical Devices (2001-2015), and was leading the Microsystems Strategic Alliance of Quebec, Canada (1999-2018). Dr. Sawan published more than 900 peer reviewed papers, and 25 other patents are awarded or pending. He received several awards, among them the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, the Shanghai International Collaboration Award, the Zhejiang Westlake Friendship Award, the Qianjiang Friendship Ambassador Award, and the Medal of Merit from the President of Lebanon. Dr. Sawan is Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Engineering Institutes of Canada, and “Officer” of the National Order of Quebec.

Zhenghua Qi,

Zhenghua Qi is Vice President of X-EPIC CORPORATION LIMITED. He graduated from Fudan University and the University of Colorado. He used to work at Synopsys, engaged in EDA validation product development for more than 15 years. Participated in and took charge of several major strategic projects of the company. Responsible for the establishment of Synopsys China Verification Technology R&D Center. Led and took charge of several major strategic and technical projects. Such as global standard digital emulator (VCS) compiler, UVM industry standard development, System Verilog various functional support, Partition Compile technology, parallel and distributed compilation, etc. To provide professional technical support for domestic and foreign first-class semiconductor design companies. During his tenure, he established and managed a number of research and development teams with a size of over 100 people. He has recruited and trained dozens of technical backbones from key universities domestic and overseas.
齐正华,芯华章科技股份有限公司研发副总裁。毕业于复旦大学及美国科罗拉多大学博尔德分校。曾就职于Synopsys,从事EDA验证领域产品研发15年以上,参与并负责若干公司重大战略项目,负责组建Synopsys 中国验证技术研发中心。主导并负责若干重大战略与技术项目,如全球标准数字仿真器(VCS)编译器、UVM产业标准制定、System Verilog各种功能支持、分割编译技术(Partition Compile)、并行及分布式编译等,为国内外一流半导体设计公司提供专业技术支持。任职期间,一手组建并管理了多个规模上百人的研发团队,先后从国内外重点大学招募并培养了数十名技术骨干。

Sheng Ma,
National University of Defense Technology, China

Sheng Ma received the BS and PhD degrees in computer science and technology from the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), in 2007 and 2012, respectively. He visited the University of Toronto as a co-supervised Ph.D. candidate from Sept. 2010 to Sept. 2012. He is currently an associate professor with the NUDT. His research interests include microprocessor architecture, accelerator architecture and on-chip networks. He has published several tens of papers in influential conferences and journals, including the ISCA, HPCA, DAC, DATE, IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, ACM TACO, and et al. Among these papers, one paper was selected as the featured paper in the IEEE TC journal, two papers were granted the HiPEAC award, one paper was selected as the best paper candidate of the DATE conference, one paper was granted the first class distinguished paper of Natural Science of the Hunan Province. He was granted a second class prize of Natural Science of the Ministry of Education as the first recipient in 2020, a first class prize of Science and Technology of PLA as a main recipient in 2019, a second class prize of Natural Science of Hunan Province as a main recipient in 2014. He is a recipient of Changjiang Young Scholar Award from the Ministry of Education, China. He has also been granted the Young Talent Development Program of the China Computer Federation, and the Huxiang Young Talent Development of Hunan Province.