Zhao Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE INternational Conference on VLSI Design

2009/2010 - Graduate student Yang Zhao and electrical and computer engineering professor Krishnendu Chakrabarty won the best paper award at the IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, held in Bangalore, India. This is a highly selective conference with 70 accepted papers this year out of 320 submissions. The paper, titled “Synchronization of concurrently-implemented fluidic operations in pin-constrained digital microfluidic biochips,” will be published in the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, 2010. It was co-authored by Duke engineering alumnus Vamsee Pamula, who works at Duke spinoff Advanced Liquid Logic.