Fadi Kurdahi received his PhD from the University of Southern
California in 1987. Since then, he has been a member of the faculty at the Department of
Electrical & Computer Engineering at UCI, where he conducts research in
the areas of Computer Aided Design of VLSI circuits, high-level synthesis,
and design methodology of large scale systems, and serves as the
Associate Director for the Center for Embedded Computer Systems (CECS).
He was Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II from 1993 to 1995, Area Editor in IEEE Design and Test for reconfigurable computing, and served as program chair, general chair or on program committees of several workshops, symposia and conferences in the area of CAD, VLSI, and system design. He received the best paper award for the IEEE Transactions on VLSI in 2002, the best paper award in 2006 at ISQED, and other distinguished paper awards at DAC, EuroDAC and ASP-DAC. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.