Chuan Xu receives the 2008 IBM Problem Solving Award

News Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2008

Chuan Xu receives the “2008 IBM Problem Solving Award Based on the Use of the EIP Tool Suite” at the IEEE Conference, EPEP ’08, held in San Jose, California. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by students in solving the most interesting problems using IBM’s Electromagnetic Field Solver Suite of Tools called the EIP tools. Xu, a PhD student in Prof. Kaustav Banerjee’s research group, received the award for making innovative use of the EIP tools in his research project related to 3-D Thermal Analysis of Complex VLSI Interconnects---a problem that cannot be handled by any of the existing thermal simulation tools