Awards

Date Awards and Honours
May 2017 Best Paper Award-Honorary Mention IEEE 50th ISCAS Conference
May 2017 Best Paper Award-Honorary Mention, Neural Systems and Applications Technical Committee of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Mar 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
May 2016 Best Paper Award ACM GLSVLSI Conference
2011 Nominated for Best PhD Dissertation Award

Services

Service to the Department
Committees
Undergraduate Committee, Member, Fall 2014- Present
CSEE Faculty Search Committee, Member, Fall 2015-May 2016
Department Chair Search Committee, Member, December 2015-Mar 2015
ECE Graduate Committee, Member, Spring 2011-Fall 2014
ECE Faculty Search Committee, Member, Fall 2014-May 2015
Department Executive Committee, Member, Spring 2013-Jue 2015
Northrop Grumman-UMBC Graduate Fellowship Committee, Member, Spring 2014-2015

Other
Academic adviser for 15 Undergraduate Computer Engineering Majors, Spring 2014-Present
Mentor for The Center for Women In Technology (CWIT) Scholars, Fall 2015- Present
Judge for Engineering Design Competitions for High School Girls, February 2012

Professional Service
Editorial Board
Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS), 2016-2017
Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I (TCAS-I), 2015-2016

Conference Chair Activities
Local Arrangement Chair for the 50th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’17) with over 1000 participants, Baltimore, May 2017. ISCAS is among most traditional conferences in Circuits and Systems. My responsibilities include two initiatives for the conference: 1. Student Travel Award for 26 US students through a $30K NSF grant submitted by me through UMBC 2. Child Care support through Helping Hand Inc.

Special Session Organizer/Session Chair
Session Organizer and Chair, “Deep Learning for Embedded Real Time Systems”, 50th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Baltimore, US, May 2017
Session Organizer and Co-Chair, “Ultra-efficient Approaches Enabling Long-term, Mobile EEG for Brain Monitoring”, 50th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Baltimore, US, May 2017
Session Organizer and Chair, “Wearable Biomedical Big Data Computing Session”, 49th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’16), Montreal, CA, May 2016
Session Chair, “Biomedical Signal Processing Track”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS), Atlanta, Oct. 2015
Session Chair, “Brain Computer Interface and Processing Track”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS’15), Atlanta, Oct. 2015
Session Chair, “Biomedical Signal Processing and Systems”, 48th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Lisbon, May 2015
Session Chair, 24th IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP), Washington DC, May 2013
Session Chair, 44th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011
Session Chair, 45th IEEE Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, March 2011

Secretary
IEEE P1890 Standard Committee for Error Correction Coding of Flash Memory, 2013- present

Technical Program Committee (TPC)
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference-Student Research (ISSCC-SRP), 2013-present
IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), 2011-present
IEEE Women in Circuits and Systems Workshop (WiCAS), 2011-present
IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2012-2015
IEEE Life Science Systems and Applications Workshop (LiSSA), 2011-2012

Grant Proposal Panel Member and Reviewer
Six NSF Panels at the Directorate for Computer and Information Science (CISE): Two panels at Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF), one Panel in Software Hardware Foundation (SHF), two Panels in Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program (SATc), and one Panel in Smart Health and Connected Program (SCH), 2011-2016.

Reviewer
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC)
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I and II (TCAS-I, TCAS-II)
IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integrated Systems (TVLSI)
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (TSP)
IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS)
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD)
IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED)
IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS)
IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference-Student Research (ISSCC-SRP)