• Oct. 2005: to better reflect the nature of our research, our lab name is changed from MSCAD lab to SSRL lab.
  • Sept. 2005: 6 new people joined in SSRL lab: Jianlei Shi, Robin Panda and MingSu as Ph.D students; Nathan Kohagen as a Master student; Dr. Lingzhi Liu and Dr. Lihong Zhang as post-doc researchers. Welcome, enjoy the life in MSCAD Lab
  • Sept. 2005: a new multi-year research grant was awarded to SSRL by DARPA to develop and demonstrate 3-D VLSI technologies and to design and implement a 40Gbps high-throughput LDPC decoder.
  • June 2005: Zhao, Yong, Nutton, Sam, Cherry attend their graduation ceremony.
  • March 2005: Zhao Li defended his PhD and joined Cadence Design Systems. Prof. Karti Mayaram of Oregon State University visited Mixed-Signal CAD Lab and attended the PhD Defense of Zhao Li.
  • March 2005: A paper by Zhao Li and Richard Shi was nominated by the technical program committee for the best paper award at DATE (Design, Test, Automation in Europe) Conference.




  • December 10-11, 2002, DARPA project review.
  • September, 2002, Dr. Guoyong Shi and Dr. Pavel Nikitin join Mixed Signal CAD group
  • June, 2002, Ph.D student lili Zhou joins Mixed Signal CAD group
  • May 31,2002, DARPA project review.
  • May 21,2002, Ph.D candidate Alicia Manthe received Yang Research Award of 2001-2002.
  • Jan 14,2002,Meeting with DARPA


  • Nov 14, Meeting with Boeing electronic design group, Boeing company, Seattle,WA
  • Oct. 30, 2001: Prof. Richard Shi and Alicia Manthe attended the DARPA/NeoCAD CoSMoS Project Kickoff Meeting in Livermore, CA.
  • Oct, 2001: Yong Wang, a PhD student in UW Mixed-Signal CAD Lab atteneded IEEE Topic Meeting in Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging in Boston Yong presented his paper .
  • Oct, 2001: Alicia Manthe, PhD Candidate in the UW Mixed-Signal Research Laboratory attended IEEE International Conference on Computer Design in Austin, TX. Alicia presented her paper.
  • Oct 9,2001--Meeting with Electronic Design Group at Boeing company.
  • Sep 29,2001--Meeting with National Semiconductor researchers.
  • September 11, 2001: Prof. Shi, Alicia Manthe, Zhao Li, ... attended SRC annual review meeting in Seattle, WA. Prof. Shi presented a review of the research project on Layout-Dependent Substrate Network Modeling of CMOS RF Transistors.
  • August 30, 2001: Profs. Shi, Jandhyala and Allstot attended the DARPA/NeoCAD Principal Investigator Meeting in Malibu, CA from August 29 to AUgust 31, 2001. Prof. Shi presented the overview of UW/Livermore/Boeing CoSMoS project.
  • June , 2001. Zhao Li, a PhD Student in the UW Mixed-Signal Research Laboratory attended SRC annual project review , NC. Zhao presented the summary of his research in the first year of SRC research project "Layout Dependent Substrate Network Modeling of CMOS RF Transistors". This project is in collaboration with Prof. Karti Mayaram at Oregon State University.
  • May 1, 2001: The UW Mixed-Signal Research Laboratory (lead by Prof. Richard Shi and Prof. Vikram Jandhyala) has been awarded a new research grant by National Science Foundation (NSF) and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) to develop coupled circuit and EM simulation technologies for giga-scale mixed-signal systems-on-chips. The project is part of NSF/SRC new mixed-signal electronic technologies initiative.
  • April 15, 2001: The UW Mixed-Signal Research Laboratory (principal investigator: Richard Shi) has been awarded a new DARPA grant to develop symbolic analysis techniques for analog/RF circuits.
  • March 15, 2001: The UW Mixed-Signal Research Laboratory (Lead by Prof. Richard Shi, Prof. Vikram Jandhyala and Prof. Dave Allstot), in partner with Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Boeing Solid State Electronics, has been awarded a $3.65M research grant to develop CoSMoS, a hiearchical modeling language and simulator architecture for mixed-signal systems-on-chips. The project is from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2004.