For her complete cv,
Xiaobo Sharon Hu is a professor in the department
of Computer Science and Engineering
at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.
She also holds a joint appointment in the department of
Electrical Engineering at the same university.
She received B.S. degree from Tianjin University, China,
M.S. degree from Polytechnic University of New York, and
Ph.D. degree from Purdue University. She worked for
General Motors Research Labs for almost 4 years before she
started her academic career.
Between 1993 and 1996,
she was an assitant professor in the department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering at Western
Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
Her research interests include analysis and design of low power,
real-time, and embedded systems, computing with emerging technologies,
and computational medicine.
She has published more than 250 referred papers in these areas and
received numerous research grants from both the U.S. government
agencies and private industry. She received the CAREER award from
U.S. National Science Foundation in 1997. She received the Best
Paper Award from the ACM/IEEE Design Automation
Conference in 2001 and from the IEEE Symposium on Nanoscale
Architectures in 2009. Another paper of hers was named one of
"The Most Influential Papers of 10 Years Design, Automation,
and Test in Europe Conference (DATE)".
Sharon is a Fellow of IEEE.
She is currently Associate Editor for IEEE Design & Test.
ACM Transactions on
Embedded Computing and Co-Chair of the Technical Program
Committee of 2014 Design Automation Conference (DAC).
She also served as Associate Editor for
ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing,
IEEE Transactions on VLSI and ACM Transactions on Design
Automation of Electronic Systems. She has served as guest
editors for several different journals/magazines such as
IEEE Computer Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided
Design, and IEEE Transactions on Industrial
She is the Program Chair and Technical Program Co-Chair of
Design Automation Conference in 2016 and 2014-2015, respectively.
She was the Technical Program Co-Chair of the 9th International
Symposium on Hardware/Software Codesign (CODES'2001) and
the General Co-Chair of the same conference in 2002.
She also served or is serving on the program committee of
a number of conferences such as Design Automation Conference (DAC),
International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD),
Design, Automation and
Test in Europe Conference )DATE), IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS),
and IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium
At the University of Notre Dame, Sharon had been the Director of Graduate
Studies for 10 years in the department of Computer Science and Engineering,
and was Senior Assistant Provost for ND International between 2012--2013.
She also served as the Associate Dean for Professional Development at the
Graduate School between 2013-2015.