Sheldon Tan

Sheldon Tan Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1999

Research Areas

Computer Engineering

Contact Information

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dr. Tan received his B.S. and M.S. from Fudan University, Shanghai, P. R. China, in 1992 and 1995 respectively and the Ph.D. from University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1999. 

He is the director of VLSI System and Computation Lab (VSC Lab) at UC Riverside and the associate director for the Computer Engineering Program at Bourns College of Engineering. In addition, he is a cooperating faculty member (co-faculty) of the Computer Science and Engineering department at Bourns College of Engineering.

Dr. Tan is the Editor in Chief (EIC) of Integration, The VLSI Journal, which is one of the primary journals in the VLSI design and CAD/design automation areas.


Best Paper Award Nomination, 46th IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2009

Outstanding Oversea Investigator Collaboration Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2008

Best Paper Award, IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Design (ICCD), Lake Tahoe, CA, 2007

Best Paper Award Nomination, 42th IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2005

NSF CAREER Award, 2005.

Best Paper Award from 1999 IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference