Herman Lam 

·  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

      Benton Hall 313, University of Florida

      P.O. Box 116200

      Gainesville, FL 32611-6200, USA

·  Email: hlam@ufl.edu

·  Telephone: (352) 392-2689

·  FAX: (352) 392-8671





Herman Lam is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. He also serves as the Associate Director of CHREC, the NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing. He has over 25 years of research and development experience in the areas of distributed computing, service-oriented computing, and database management. Currently, Dr. Lam’s main research interests in reconfigurable computing (RC) focus upon methods and tools for the acceleration and deployment of scientifically impactful applications on scalable RC systems like the Novo-G reconfigurable supercomputer. He has authored or co-authored over 100 refereed conference and journal articles and one textbook. Since 2007, he has obtained research funding in the amount of $464,000 as PI and $2,806,000 as Co-PI. He is a Co-PI of the 2012 Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technology Innovation from the National Science Foundation for “Novo-G: An innovative and synergistic research project and the world’s most powerful reconfigurable supercomputer”.

 In addition, Dr. Lam is the Director of the Computer Engineering undergraduate program in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida. He has earned numerous teaching awards, including awards for co-chairman of a best Ph.D. dissertation in his department, outstanding supervisor of a core laboratory in his department, and outstanding teaching award in the College of Engineering, and UF University Teaching Improvement Program (TIP) award.



Research interests, Publications, Resume …

Recent courses taught:

·     EEL4720-5721 Reconfigurable Computing

·     EEL 4712 Digital Design