Ph.D. Forum

VLSI Design 2018 will host a PhD forum co-located with the main conference.

Submit your poster, thesis abstract/final presentation for PhD forum at Submission Link

VLSI Design 2018 will host a PhD forum co-located with the main conference. The purpose of this forum is to enable interaction of students pursuing PhD in VLSI design and other allied areas with academicians and industry practitioners to get valuable feedback in an informal setting. This year at VLSID conference, three different initiatives will be taken up towards the PhD forum.

 

  • PhD Poster Presentation
  • Best Thesis Presentation
  • PhD Poster Display
  • Industry Institute Interface (3I) – Panel discussion
PhD Forum Technical Review Committee
Name Affiliation Domain
Krishnan Rengarajan GlobalFoundries India Analog, Mixed signal, RF design
Vishal Khatri IBM India Analog, Mixed signal, RF design
Prashant Bartakke COEP India Analog, Mixed signal, RF design
Rahul Rao IBM India Power Aware Design
Ananda Natarajan GlobalFoundries India Analog, Mixed signal, RF design
Suman Dwivedi Intel India Physical Design
Mohit Bajaj GlobalFoundries India Device Technology
Balaji Upputuri GlobalFoundries India DFT, TEST, S/W security
Devesh Dwivedi GlobalFoundries India Analog, Mixed signal, RF design
Santosh Balasubramanian IBM India DFT, TEST, S/W security
Anshul Kumar IIT Delhi, India Embeded System
Surhud Khare Intel India Digital Design
Prabhat Mishra University of Florida, USA Design Verification
Rajendra Patrikar VNIT, India Device Technology

PhD Poster Presentation

Eligibility

Students who are formally registered ( full OR part time) for a PhD with a recognized university/institute and have finished one year are eligible to participate. Those who have submitted their thesis but have not received their degree yet may also participate.

Process

Interested PhD students need to submit a two-to-four page extended abstract of their research work in standard IEEE format. The abstract, in addition to highlighting the key contributions of the work should include result etc.

Selection Criteria

Abstracts will be selected based on the quality of work, its relevance to the conference and the publication record of the student in major journals/international conferences.

Participation

As the Ph.D forum is co-located with the main conference, there is no additional registration needed.

Presentation

Accepted poster author/s need to present their work in oral (9min + 2min Q &A). There will be a ‘Best Poster’ award that will be decided by the Ph.D forum committee.

Deadlines

Poster Abstract Submission  July 16, 2017 July 30, 2017,31 August 2017 (closed)
Notification of Acceptance Oct 7, 2017 Oct 15, 2017(closed)
Final Poster submission Nov 12, 2017(closed)

Best Thesis Award

Eligibility

Students who submitted their PhD thesis after Jan, 1st 2016 in the VLSI & Embedded system domain & work is aligned with conference theme are eligible.

Process

Interested PhD students should submit a four-to-six page extended abstract of their thesis work in standard IEEE format. The abstract, should clearly highlight (not limited to) the following:

      1. New theory/postulates/designs developed
      2. Modifications made to existing postulates
      3. Proving any existing postulates incorrect
      4. Major technology advances
      5. List of patents/papers coming out of the work

In addition to the above students should also include details such as name, affiliation and advisor name.

Along with 4 page abstract, the author/s can submit accolades received by thesis by the host university/institute. This would greatly help in evaluating the thesis.

Selection Criteria

Thesis will be selected based on the quality of work, its relevance to the conference and the publication record of the student in major journals/international conferences.

Participation

As the Ph.D forum is co-located with the main conference, there is no additional registration needed.

Presentation

Accepted student authors will be asked to present their work in oral for 20 min, followed by Q & A for 2 min.

Deadlines

Thesis Abstract Submission July 16, 2017 July 30, 2017,  31 August 2017 (Closed)
Notification of Acceptance Sept 16, 2017 Oct 15, 2017(Closed)
Final presentation for review Nov 12, 2017(closed)

PhD Poster Display

All selected posters for oral presentation need to be displayed at designated place and time (refer to schedule details at conf. web site) in the given format.
Author/s need to be present next to their poster during poste display slot.


Note:

      1. Final presentation material & poster soft copy must be in given format using confefence template only.
      2. For poster display author/s need to submit soft copy of poser and conference committee will take care of printing the poster.
      3. Poster presentation deck should be 5-6 slides and Thesis presentation deck should be 8-10 slide max.

    Contact Us :
    phdforumchair@eviconf.org

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