Fadi J. Kurdahi

Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Professor of Computer Science (Courtesy Appointment)
Director, Center for Embedded & Cyber-physical Systems (CECS)

University of California
3207 Engineering Hall
Irvine, California 92697
Phone: +1 (949) 824-8104
Fax: +1 (949) 824-4185
E-mail: kurdahi@uci.edu

Fadi Kurdahi received his PhD from the University of Southern California in 1987. Since then, he has been a 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 Director for the Center for Embedded & Cyber-physical Systems (CECS), comprised of world-class researchers in the general area of Embedded and Cyber-physical Systems. He served on numerous editorial boards, and was program chair or general chair 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 four other distinguished paper awards at DAC, EuroDAC, ASP- DAC and ISQED. He also received the Distinguished Alumnus award from his Alma Mater, the American University of Beirut in 2008. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the AAAS.