Haoxing (Mark) Ren leads the design automation research group at NVIDIA Research. His research interests are machine learning applications in design automation and GPU accelerated EDA. Before joining NVIDIA, he spent 15 years at IBM working on physical design and logic synthesis tools and methodology. He received many IBM technical achievement rewards including the IBM Corporate Award for his work on improving microprocessor design productivity. He holds over twenty patents and co-authored 50 papers including several book chapters in physical design and logic synthesis. He has received the best paper awards from ISPD and DAC. He is an IEEE senior member and served as a TPC member for DAC, ICCAD and ASPDAC. He earned a PhD degree in Computer Engineering from University of Texas at Austin, a M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and M.S/B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
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