News

2020

Mar

2020

ACTL Ph.D. student Danielle received an honorable mention for the 2020 Ford Predoctoral Fellowship

Apr

2020

Our 2020 IEEE VLSI Test Symposium paper titled "A Deterministic-Statistical Multiple-Defect Diagnosis Methodology" is a best paper nominee

Feb

2020

ACTL celebrates Soumya's successful defense. Congrats Soumya!

2019

Sep

2019

The paper "IPSA: Integer Programming via Sparse Approximation for Efficient Test-Chip Design", authored by Qicheng Huang, Chenlei Fang, Zeye Liu, Ruizhou Ding and Shawn Blanton, was selected as a best paper candidate for ICCD (International Conference on Computer Design) 2019.

May

2019

ACTL Ph.D student Soumya won the Ph.D. Forum competition at the 2019 IEEE European Test Symposium

Nov

2019

ACTL Ph.D. student Danielle won first place in the CSAW'19 logic locking conquest hosted by NYU

May

2019

ACTL Ph.D. student Danielle received an honorable mention on her poster for the 2019 WISE workshop held at HOST.

May

2019

ACTL Ph.D. student Danielle received the Michel and Kathy Doreau Graduate Fellowship in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the ECE department at CMU.

Jul

2019

ACTLers reunion in Singapore

Jan

2019

ACTL Ph.D. student Cuong Nguyen wins the Best Poster Award (PhD Category) at the SIMTech Student Poster Symposium 2019 with his research work "Correlated Bayesian Co-training for Virtual Metrology".

May

2019

ACTL Ph.D students Qicheng Huang and Chenlei Fang receive 2019 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

2018

Apr

2018

Danielle Duvalsaint is awarded the Ann and Martin McGuinn Graduate Fellowship.

Apr

2018

Danielle Duvalsaint is awarded an NSF Scholarship to attend the 2018 VLSI Test Symposium.

Sep

2018

PhD student Sergio Ramirez Martin awarded GEM Associate Fellowship.

Oct

2018

ACTLs have a celebration dinner after Xuanle's Ph.D thesis defense at Hofbrauhaus, Pittsburgh

Nov

2018

ACTL is featured in New York Times story

2017

May

2017

Danielle Duvalsaint is awarded the GEM Engineering Fellowship.

Nov

2017

Shawn Blanton invited as the panelist of "Yield learning session " at the 2017 International Test Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dec

2017

Chenlei Fang wins a Neil and Jo Bushnell Fellowship in Engineering.

Dec

2017

Qicheng Huang wins a 2017 David Barakat and LaVerne Owen-Barakat Fellowship.

2016

May

2016

Shawn Blanton invited as the keynote speaker at the 25th North Atlantic Test Workshop in Providence, Rhode Island

Oct

2016

Shawn Blanton featured in Diversity in Action by the excerpt At the Crossroads of Learning and Technology.

Advanced   Chip   
Test  Laboratory.

The Advanced Chip Test Laboratory (ACTL) at Carnegie Mellon University develops and implements data-mining techniques for improving the operation, design, manufacturing and testing of integrated systems. Our research involves data-mining algorithm development, data analysis, chip design and fabrication in collaboration with various industrial partners that currently include IBM, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, CISCO Systems, Intel, GlobalFoundries, and ARM. The founder and head of ACTL is Prof. Shawn Blanton.