TITLE: Parallel Embedded Systems: Optimizations and Challenges
Dr. Edwin Sha received the Master and Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science, Princeton University, USA in 1991 and 1992, respectively. From August 1992 to August 2000, he was a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Notre Dame, USA, and served as the Associate Chair since 1995. Since 2000, he has been a tenured full professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). After serving as the Computer Science Division Head at UTD, he has been the leader of the computer systems group and a leading professor of the computer engineering program at UTD.
His research interests are in embedded systems, parallel architectures, compilers, scheduling, network architectures, computer and network security.
He has published more than 200 research papers in refereed international conferences and major journals. He has been serving as editors for many premier journals including several IEEE Transactions, and as program committee members in numerous international conferences.
He received Oak Ridge Association Junior Faculty Award, NSF CAREER Award and Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Curriculum Award. He also served as the program or general chairs for many international conferences such as GLSVLSI, PDCS 2000, PDCS 2001, SecUbiq 2005, PDES 2005, EUC 2006, ESO 2006, etc. He received the Best Teaching Award in 1998. His projects have been mainly funded by the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, AT&T, Texas Instruments, Texas state, etc.
His web page can be found in http://www.utdallas.edu/~edsha