Marios Papaefthymiou is Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. In January 2017,
after more than 20 years on the faculty at the University of Michigan,
he joined the University of California, Irvine, as the Ted and Janice
Smith Family Foundation Dean of the Donald Bren School of Information
and Computer Sciences. While at Michigan, he served as Chair of
Computer Science and Engineering from June 2011 to December 2016. He
also co-founded Cyclos Semiconductor, a Michigan spinoff specializing
in design technologies for energy-efficient microprocessors.
Papaefthymiou's research interests are in architectures and design methodologies for energy-efficient high-performance computers. Papaefthymiou is also active in the field of parallel and distributed computing. Together with his students, he has published several invited and award-winning papers, including a Best Paper at the 2013 International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, a Best Paper at the 2012 IEEE Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture, a Best Paper at the 1995 ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference, and a First Prize paper in the VLSI Design Contest of the 2001 ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference. Among other distinctions, Papaefthymiou has received the Arthur Greer Memorial Prize from Yale College, the Outstanding Achievement Award from the EECS Department at U. Michigan, the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award from the College of Engineering at U. Michigan, the Faculty Recognition Award from the Graduate School at U. Michigan, a Young Investigator Award from ARO, CAREER and ITR Awards from NSF, and multiple IBM Faculty Partnership Awards.
Papaefthymiou has served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on the Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits , IEEE Transactions on Computers , and IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems. Among several other conferences and workshops, he has served as General Chair and Program Chair for the ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems and as Technical Program Committee Member for the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design , the Conference on Design, Automation and Test in Europe , and the International Workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization, and Simulation .
Prof. Marios C. Papaefthymiou