Teaching

Teaching Certification


The College Teaching Workshops, Purdue, 2003 (A 15-hour professional teaching training designed to improve the teaching skills of Purdue faculty, staff, and selected graduate students.)

 Teaching History


University of Pittsburgh, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

ECE1160/1260: Introduction to Embedded Systems. Spring 2014
25 graduate students
ECE3195: Emerging Memory and Computer Architecture. Spring 2014
9 graduate students
ECE1160/1260: Introduction to Embedded Systems. Fall 2013
18 graduate students and 15 undergraduate students
ECE3195: Emerging Memory and Computer Architecture. Spring 2013
28 graduate students
ECE1161/1261: Embedded Computer System Design II. Spring 2013
15 graduate students and 8 undergraduate students
ECE1160/1260: Introduction to Embedded Systems. Fall 2012
20 graduate students and 14 undergraduate students
ECE1161/1261: Embedded Computer System Design II. Spring 2012
24 graduate students and 3 undergraduate students
ECE1160/1260: Introduction to Embedded Systems. Fall 2011
20 graduate students and 16 undergraduate students
ECE1238: Digital Electronics. Spring 2011
19 undergraduate students
ECE1160/1260: Introduction to Embedded Systems. Fall 2010
17 graduate students and 14 undergraduate students

Supervised Students as primary adviser


(* indicates the students co-supervised with Prof. Hai Li. + indicates the students co-supervised with Prof. Zhi-Hong Mao)

Yaojun Zhang Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2010.09-

Xiang Chen Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.04-

Wujie Wen Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.09-

Jie Guo Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.09-

Lu Zhang Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.11-

Beiye Liu Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.12-

Xiaoxiao Liu Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.01-

Kent Nixon Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.09-

Enes Eken Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.09-

Mumen H. Ramadan Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2014.01-

*Ismail Bayram Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.01-

*Mengjie Mao Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.09-

*Xue Wang Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2014.01-

+Ahmed Dallal Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.09-

Peiyuan Wang M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2010.09-2011.12 First employment: Qualcomm Research
Mumen H. Ramadan M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2010.11-2013.04 Continue Ph.D. in Pitt

Noah Robin M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2010.12-

Jian Zeng M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.05- 2011.12 First employment: Qualcomm

Yue Xu M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.09-

Juluri Ramana Naga Shishir M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.09-2013.04 First employment: NetApp

Hexuyuan Chen M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.09-

Xinchao Lu M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.09-

Zhen Liu M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.09-

Ping Lang M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.09-

Kent Nixon Under, University of Pittsburgh, 2012.05-2013.04 Continue Ph.D. in University of Pittsburgh

Committees


Jing Li Ph.D., Purdue University, 2007.09-2009.07 First employment: IBM T.J. Watson Research

Dong Jiao Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2009.09-2011.07 First employment: Samsung Research

Siwapon Srisonphan Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2010.12-

Vyasa Sai Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.02-

Yi Xu Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.05-2012.05 First employment: AMD Research

David Perello Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.05-

Benjamin W. McMillen Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.12-

Yong Li Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.12-2013.12 First employment: VMware

Zhenyu Sun Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.04-2013.12 First employment: Broadcom

Xiuyuan Bi Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.04-

Miao Hu Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.04-

Yi-Chung Chen Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.04-

Miao Zhou Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.09-

Rakan Maddah Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2014.03-

Haifeng Xu M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.04-

Shama Huda M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2011.11-2011.12

Jinxuan Wu M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.03-

Haifeng Xu M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2012.03-2012.04 Continue Ph.D. in University of Pittsburgh

Yan Fang M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2013.04-2013.04 Continue Ph.D. in University of Pittsburgh

Visiting Students


Kai Bu Ph.D., NUDT, China 2012.08-2013.01 2013.07-2013.12

Ling Chen Ph.D., Chongqing U., China 2013.09-2014.08

Visiting Professor


Danghui Wang Asso. P, Northwestern PolyTech University, China 2012.09-2013.08

Lusheng Zhong Asso. P, East China Jiaotong University, China 2013.09-2014.08

Student Awards & Grants


19. Yaojun Zhang, Ph.D. Forum ($500) at DAC 2014.

18. Xiaoxiao Liu, A. Richard Newton Young Fellow Program ($1340) for DAC 2014.

17. Invisible Shield (Kent Nixon and Xiang Chen), Second prize, Randall Family Big Idea competition ($4,500), 2014.

16. KoalaKollar, Grand Competition of Cornell Cup USA (total 34 nationally), 2014.

15. PandaCare, Honorable Mentioned of Cornell Cup USA, 2013

14. Beiye Liu, A. Richard Newton Young Fellow Program ($675) for DAC 2013.

13. Kent W. Nixon, A. Richard Newton Young Fellow Program ($575) for DAC 2013.

12. Wujie Wen, 49th Design Automation Conference A. Richard Newton Scholarship ($24,000), 2012.

11. Wujie Wen, Youth Student Support Program (YSSP, $610) for DAC 2012.

10. Xiang Chen, Youth Student Support Program (YSSP, $610) for DAC 2012.

9. Wujie Wen, Travel grant ($500) for ACM Student Research Competition at DAC 2012.

8. Xiang Chen, Travel grant ($500) for ACM Student Research Competition at DAC 2012.

7. Kent W. Nixon, Air Force Visiting Student Scholarship, AFRL/RIB, Rome, NY, 2012 summer.

6. Peiyuan Wang, Graduate travel grant ($350) for Non-Volatile Memories Workshop, 2012.

5. Wujie Wen, Graduate travel grant ($350) for Non-Volatile Memories Workshop, 2012.

4. Xiang Chen, Graduate travel grant ($350) for Non-Volatile Memories Workshop, 2012.

3. Jie Guo, Graduate travel grant ($350) for Non-Volatile Memories Workshop, 2012.

2. Peiyuan Wang, IEEE Magnetics Society Student Travel Grant ($1000) for IEEE International Magnetics Conference, 2011.

1. Yaojun Zhang, Graduate travel grant ($300) for Non-Volatile Memories Workshop, 2011.

Personal Teaching Online Resources


Youtube channel of Pitt’s embedded system education