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Srivastava, Ankur

Srivastava, Ankur

Director, Institute for Systems Research
Former Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
2173 and 2317 AV Williams Bldg

Ankur Srivastava, the seventh director of the Institute for Systems Research, has a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and ISR. Dr. Srivastava received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1998 and PhD in Computer Science from UCLA in 2002. He was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Dissertation Award from the CS department of UCLA in 2002. His primary research interests lie in the field of high performance, low power and secure electronic systems and applications such as computer vision, data and storage centers and sensor networks. He has published numerous papers on these topics at prestigious venues. He has been a part of the technical program & organizing committees of several conferences such as ICCAD, DAC, ISPD, ICCD, GLSVLSI, HOST and others. He has served as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transactions on CAD and INTEGRATION: VLSI Journal. His research and teaching contributions have also been recognized through various awards.

Honors and awards

Best Paper Award, ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2007)



High performance, low power and secure electronic systems and applications such as computer vision, data and storage centers and sensor networks

Qu, Singh, Chakraborty, D'Antonio win 2020 ISR awards

The 2020 ISR Welcome Back Reception and Awards Ceremony was held online due to the pandemic situation.

New security method for integrated circuits developed by Srivastava-Northrop Grumman team

The new method is featured in a story on the Northrop Grumman website.

Srivastava wins NSF funding for integrated circuit fabrication security

"A High Level Synthesis Approach to Logic Obfuscation" will develop a system-level way to hide an IC's functional and structural information

New simulator models 3D DRAM thermal characteristics and timings

DRAMsim3 is a fast, cycle-accurate, validated, thermal-capable DRAM simulator that can simulate and model almost all modern DRAM protocols along with many of their unique features.

Chakraborty, Seneviratne, and Zou Named Outstanding Graduate Assistants

The award recognizes the outstanding contributions that graduate assistants provide to students, faculty, departments, administrative units, and the university as a whole.

Alumnus Domenic Forte earns tenure at University of Florida

The former student of Ankur Srivastava also recently won a PECASE award.

Khaligh, Rudnick-Cohen win 2019 ISR awards

The awards were given at ISR’s Welcome Back Reception and Awards Ceremony.

Min Wu named Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

Professor Wu’s appointment will begin August 23, 2019.

Alumnus Domenic Forte is PECASE recipient

The PECASE is the highest honor given to outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.

Ankur Srivastava named seventh director of ISR

His appointment will begin July 1, 2019.