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Weikang Qian

Weikang Qian

Associate Professor

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  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4301
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  +86-21-34206525
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  nc.ud1539780546e.utj1539780546s@kwn1539780546aiq1539780546
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  http://umji.sjtu.edu.cn/~wkqian

Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering,Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota (2011)
B.E. Automation,Department of Automation, Tsinghua University (2006)

Awards & Honors

  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota 2010
  • Nomination for William J. McCalla Best Paper Award, International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD) 2009
  • Best Poster Award, Center on Functional Engineered Nano Architectonics (FENA) 2009
  • First-Rank Scholarship for Academic Excellent Students, Tsinghua University 2003-2005

Research Interests

  • Novel Paradigm for Computation
  • Circuit Design for Emerging Technologies
  • Logic Synthesis and Verification for VLSI Circuits
  • Computer Architecture for Probabilistic Applications
  • Fault-Tolerant and Probabilistic Techniques for Digital Circuits

Selected Publications

Journal Articles:

  1. Peng Li, David J. Lilja, Weikang Qian, and Kia Bazargan, “Computation on Stochastic Bit Streams: Digital Image Processing Case Studies,” in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) Systems, 2013 (to appear).
  2. Peng Li, David J. Lilja, Weikang Qian, Marc D. Riedel, and Kia Bazargan, “Logical computation on stochastic bit streams with linear finite state machines,” in IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2013 (to appear).
  3. Weikang Qian, Marc D. Riedel, Hongchao Zhou, and Jehoshua Bruck, “Transforming probabilities with combinational logic,” in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 1279-1292, 2011.
  4. Weikang Qian, Xin Li, Marc D. Riedel, Kia Bazargan, and David J. Lilja, “An architecture for fault-tolerant computation with stochastic logic,” in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 93-105, 2011.
  5. Weikang Qian, Marc D. Riedel, and Ivo Rosenberg, “Uniform approximation and Bernstein polynomials with coefficients in the unit interval,” in European Journal of Combinatorics, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 448-463, 2011.

Conference Papers:

  1. Chen Wang and Weikang Qian, “Optimizing multi-level combinational circuits for generating random bits,” in Proceedings of the 18th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, 2013, pp. 139-144.
  2. Weikang Qian, Chen Wang, Peng Li, David J. Lilja, Kia Bazargan, and Marc D. Riedel, “An efficient implementation of numerical integration using logical computation on stochastic bit streams,” in Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, San Jose, CA, USA, 2012, pp. 156-162 (invited paper).
  3. Peng Li, David J. Lilja, Weikang Qian, Kia Bazargan, and Marc D. Riedel, “The synthesis of complex arithmetic computation on stochastic bit streams using sequential logic,” in Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, San Jose, CA, USA, 2012, pp. 480-487.
  4. Peng Li, Weikang Qian, and David J. Lilja, “A stochastic reconfigurable architecture for fault-tolerant computation with sequential logic,” in Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Design, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2012, pp. 303-308.
  5. Weikang Qian, Marc D. Riedel, Kia Bazargan, and David J. Lilja, “The synthesis of combinational logic to generate probabilities,” in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, San Jose, CA, USA, 2009, pp. 367-374.
  6. Weikang Qian and Marc D. Riedel, “The synthesis of robust polynomial arithmetic with stochastic logic,” in Proceedings of the 45th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2008, pp. 648-653.

Teaching

  • VE451 Digital Signal Processing and Analysis  (Fall 2011)
  • VE280 Programming and Elementary Data Structures  (Summer 2012)
  • VE281 Data Structures and Algorithms   (Fall 2012)