- Positions: Robert Dick is an Associate Professor of Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. He also
co-founded and served as CEO of Stryd, Inc., which produces wearable
electronics for athletes.
- Education and experience: He received his Ph.D. degree from
Princeton University in 2002 and his B.S. degree from Clarkson University in
1996. He worked as a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University's Department of
Electronic Engineering in 2002, as a Visiting Researcher at NEC Labs America in
1999, and was on the faculty of Northwestern University from 2003-2008.
- Honors: He received an NSF CAREER award and won his department's
Best Teacher of the Year award in 2004. In 2007, his technology won a
Computerworld Horizon Award and his paper was selected as one of the 30 in a
special collection of DATE papers appearing during the past 10 years. His 2010
work won a Best Paper Award at DATE.
- Service: He served as the Technical Program Committee Co-Chair of
the 2011 International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System
Synthesis, as an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, and as a
Guest Editor for ACM Trans. on Embedded Computing Systems.
- Interests: Robert has published in the areas of embedded operating
systems, data compression, embedded system synthesis, dynamic power management,
low-power and temperature-aware integrated circuit design, wireless sensor
networks, human perception aware computer design, reliability, embedded system
security, and behavioral synthesis. He especially likes projects in which a
deep understanding of a particular application leads to a new fundamental
concept or technology with broader application.
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