Prof. Shuji Tsukiyama was born in Osaka, Japan, on November 23, 1949. He
received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees, all in electronic engineering,
from the Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, in 1972,
1974, and 1977, respectively. He was a Research Assistant from 1977 to
1986 and then an Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic
Engineering, Osaka University. In April 1987, he joined Chuo University,
Tokyo, and became a professor at the Department of Electrical and
Electronic Engineering in 1990. From 1992 to 1996, he was a Professor at
the Department of Information and System Engineering, Chuo University, in
order to establish the department. After 1997, he moved to the Department
of Electrical, Electronic, and Communication Engineering. From October
1978 through March 1980, he was with the Electronics Research Laboratory,
University of California, Berkeley, as a Visiting Assistant Research
He served as Treasurer of IEEE CAS Tokyo Chapter (1988-1989), TPC Member
of ICCAD (1990-1991), Design Contest Co-Chair of 1997 ASP-DAC, Student
Activities Committee Chair and ExCom member of IEEE Tokyo Section (1997-1998),
Asian Representative in ExCom of ICCAD (1998-1999), TPC Co-Chair of 1998
ASP-DAC, TPC Co-Chair of ISCAS 2001, TPC Chair and General Chair of
SASIMI Workshop (2003, 2004), General Secretary of ISCAS 2005, Regional
Editor of Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (2004-2005),
Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. CAS II (2004-2007). He also served as the
Chair of Technical Group on VLSI Design, IEICE (1994-1995),
Editor-in-Chief of Japan Inst. of Printed Circuit (Currently, Japan Inst.
of Electronics Packaging) (1994-1996), Editor of IEICE Trans.
Fundamentals (1995-1997), Member of the Board of Directors of Japan Inst.
of Printed Circuit (1994-1999), Member of the Strategic Planning
Committee of IEICE (1997-2001), Chair of System CAE Technical Group of
Japan Inst. of Electronics Packaging (2000-2003), Vice President of Eng.
Sci. Society, IEICE (2001-2003), President of Eng. Sci. Society, IEICE
(2005-2006), and Auditor of Japan Inst. of Electronics Packaging
His main interest is in computer-aided
design of electronic circuits, especially VLSI physical design CAD and
timing verification. He is also interested in algorithms of combinatorial
problems including graph theory.
Dr. Tsukiyama is a member of the
IEEE, the ACM, the IEICE, the Information Processing Society of Japan,
and the Japan Institute of Electronics Packaging.