Shiyan Hu

Shiyan Hu


Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Director, Michigan Tech Institute of Computing and Cybersystems

Director, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems

  • PhD, Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University


Professor Shiyan Hu received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2008. He is an Associate Professor at Michigan Tech. where he is Director of Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Associate Director of Institute of Computer and Cybersystems. He has been a Visiting Professor at IBM Research (Austin) in 2010, and a Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University from 2015 to 2016. His research interests include Cyber-Physical Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer-Aided Design of VLSI Circuits, and Embedded Systems, where he has published more than 100 refereed papers.

Prof. Hu is an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor, an invited participant for U.S. National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, a recipient of National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, a recipient of ACM SIGDA Richard Newton DAC Scholarship (as the faculty advisor), and a recipient of JSPS Faculty Invitation Fellowship. His research was featured in the Front Cover of IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience in March 2014 and highlighted in various public media such as IEEE Spectrum and Communications of ACM. His ultra fast slew buffering technique has been widely deployed in industry for designing over 50 microprocessor and ASIC chips such as IBM flagship chips POWER 7 and 8.

Prof. Hu is the Chair for IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems. He is also a Guest Editor for 7 IEEE/ACM Transactions such as IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design. He has served as conference chairs, track chairs and TPC members for more than 70 times, which include the TPC Subcommittee Chair for DAC and ICCAD. He is a Fellow of IET and a Senior Member of IEEE.

Areas of Interest

  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Smart Home and Smart Energy Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Embedded System Design
  • Computer Aided Design for VLSI/Nano/Bio Circuits