Mark Ren

Mark Ren's research interest is in EDA and design methodology. He worked at IBM EDA Lab from 2000 to 2006 where he was the key developer of placement tools. He joined IBM Research DA group in 2007 where he led the development of  logic ECO synthesis tools and high level synthesis tools. Prior to joining NVIDIA Research in May 2016, he was a technical executive at PowerCore, a startup developing server-class CPUs as part of the IBM OpenPower initiative.  Mark earned a PhD degree in Computer Engineering from University of Texas at Austin, a M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.