Scott Lerner

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Scott Lerner

Education

PhD in Electrical Engineering expected graduation 2018

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2014

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

B.S. in Computer Engineering, 2014

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Research Interests

  • Physical Design including Floorplanning, Placement and Routing
  • Interconnect Modeling
  • Parametric on-chip Variation
  • Low-power Clock Tree Topologies
  • Low-power Clock Gating
  • Software Analysis for Hardware Reliability

Curriculum Vitae

Scott Lerner CV (Feb 2014)

Selected Publications

  1. S. Nilakantan, S. Lerner, M. Hempstead and B. Taskin, Can you trust your memory trace?: A comparison of memory traces from binary instrumentation and simulation, Presented at the IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design (VLSIDESIGN), January 2015. Best Paper Nominee
  2. C. Sitik, S. Lerner, and B. Taskin, Timing Characterization of Clock Buffers for Clock Tree Synthesis, Paper presented at ICCD, October 2014.

Poster Presentations

  1. S. Lerner, V. Pano, and B. Taskin, Wireless Network-on-Chip, Poster to be presented at Mid-Atlantic ASEE, November 2014
  2. S. Lerner, Arduino Robotics in the Classroom, Poster to be presented at Mid-Atlantic ASEE, November 2014
  3. Scott Lerner, and Baris Taskin, Low-Power Clock Network Designs, Poster presented at IEEE Design Automation Conference, June 2014
  4. S. Lerner, C. Sitik, and B. Taskin, Low Swing Clocking Algorithm for 20nm FinFET Technology, Poster presented at Upsilon Pi Epsilon Research Reception, February 2014.
  5. S. Lerner, C. Sitik, and B. Taskin, Sub-45nm Interconnect Modeling, Poster presented at Drexel IEEE Graduate Forum, February 2014.
  6. S. Lerner, R. Welliver, B. Derveni, C. Schoenfield, I. Yilmaz, MotionExplorer, A Leap Motion-Controlled Electric Wheelchair, presented at Philly Codefest, February 2014.
  7. C. Sitik, S. Lerner, and B. Taskin, Low-Power/High-Performance Clock Network Design for Microprocessors, Poster presented at Upsilon Pi Epsilon Research Reception, February 2013.

Awards

  1. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), 2015
  2. National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship (declined), 2015
  3. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) recipient 2014
  4. A. Richard Newton Young Fellow Award to attend to IEEE/ACM DAC 2014
  5. Dean's Choice Award at Philly Codefest for MotionExplorer 2014 held in Philadelphia, PA
  6. NextFab Innovation Award at Philly Codefest for MotionExplorer 2014 held in Philadelphia, PA
  7. Doctor Thomas Moore Endowed Grant 2014
  8. Dean's List, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Selected Projects

  1. Leap Motion-Controlled Electric Wheelchair, Philly Codefest, February 2014 Dean's Choice Award

Contact Information

Address:
3141 Chestnut Street
Department of ECE
Drexel University
Bossone 324
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania 19104

Phone: (863) 307-6194
Fax: (215) 895-1695
Email: spl29@drexel.edu