Outreach and Impact


Founded MyTri, a professional networking portal for women in engineering. Portal development and pilot deployment in collaboration with WECE, UIUC and WICS, UIUC.

WWED Vice Chair

Nominated and elected as Vice Chair for the Women in Electronic Design Automation.

Responsibilities: Promoting interactions between Women in EDA, organizing a workshop at DAC centering around topics relevant to women in technology, inviting guest speakers for a panel discussion at the DAC pavilion on "Free Monday, and nominating and being a part of the selection process for the Mary Pistilli award winner at DAC.


Mentoring undergraduate women in engineering, especially women from minority communities. The YWCA leadership award in Science awarded for accomplishments in mentoring young women.

DASS 2011 at DAC

I co-organized the SIGDA–NSF–SRC–DAC sponsored Design Automation Summer School colocated with DAC 2011. The mission of the summer school can be found here.

Best Doctoral Thesis competition for VTS

Organized the North American chapter of the Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC)'s E. J. McCluskey Best Doctoral Thesis 2011 Award contest.

Industry Liaisons and Commercial Impact

Companies that have used GoldMine: Qualcomm Inc., Texas Instruments, Huawei Technologies, Intel Corporation
Patent filed on GoldMine: Automatic hardware assertion generation
GoldMine licensed for evaluation to leading EDA companies

Program Committees
DATE 2012, VLSI 2012, ICCD 2011, ISCAS 2011