Daniel Ziener

Dr.-Ing. Daniel Ziener

Curriculum Vitæ

March 31, 1978 born in Alzenau i.Ufr., Germany
09/1994 – 07/1997 Apprenticeship at Petri AG, Germany,
Electrical Engineering
09/1997 – 07/1998 Berufsoberschule Aschaffenburg, Germany
Degree: Fachhochschulreife / Fachrichtung Technik
09/1998 – 08/2002 University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg
Study Course: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Microelectronics)
09/2000 – 02/2001 Internship at IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH, Germany,
Topic: SRAM model verification
08/2002 Diploma degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg, Germany
09/2002 – 03/2003 Research Associate at the University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg, Germany
05/2003 – 06/2009 Research Associate at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS), Electronic Imaging Department, Germany
Topic: Design and implementation of high speed FPGA cores for image and signal processing
10/2003 – 02/2011 Research Associate at the Chair of Hardware/Software Co-Design (Informatik 12), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
07/2010 Dr.-Ing. degree in Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Thesis: Techniques for Increasing Security and Reliability of IP Cores Embedded in FPGA and ASIC Designs
06/2010 – 10/2015 Head of the Reconfigurable Computing Group at the Chair of Hardware/Software Co-Design (Informatik 12), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
since 03/2011 Akademischer Rat at the Chair of Hardware/Software Co-Design (Informatik 12) , Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
09/2015 – 10/2015 Research Fellow at Xilinx Research, Dublin, Ireland
10/2015 – 03/2017 Substitute Professor, Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany

Professional Activities

Program Committees

  • International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), 2011 – 2017
  • Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), 2015 – 2017
  • International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (Reconfig), 2011 – 2016
  • Southern Programmable Logic Conference (SPL), 2012, 2014, 2016
  • International Workshop on FPGAs for Aerospace Applications, 2015

Track Chair

  • International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), 2012

Workshops and Tutorials Organization

  • Workshop: FPGAs for Software Programmers (FSP) (co-located with FPL), 2014, 2015
  • Tutorial: Partial Reconfiguration of FPGAs in Practice – Tools and Applications (co-loacted with ARCS), 2012

Journal Reviewer

  • ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems}
  • ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems
  • ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems
  • Design Automation for Embedded Systems
  • Elsevier Journal for Microprocessors and Microsystems
  • Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • IEEE Design & Test
  • IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems
  • IET Journal on Computers & Digital Techniques
  • Journal of Supercomputing

Research Interests

  • Partial dynamic reconfiguration of FPGAs
  • Efficient usage of FPGA structures
  • Design of signal processing FPGA cores
  • Reliable and fault tolerant embedded systems
  • Secure embedded systems
  • IP core watermarking

Teaching

Courses

  • Computer Science for Mechanical Engineers I
    Winter semester 2015/16 — 2016/17
  • Computer Science for Mechanical Engineers II
    Summer semester 2016
  • Reconfigurable Computing
    Winter semester 2010/11 — 2014/15
  • Security in Embedded Hardware
    Summer semester 2013 — 2015, 2017
    Winter semester 2016/17
  • Online course: FPGA-Online Advanced Course (VHDL)
    Summer semester 2012 — 2015
    Winter semester 2012/13 — 2014/15

Tutorials

  • Security in Embedded Hardware
    Summer semester 2013 — 2015, 2017
    Winter semester 2016/17
  • Elektronik Programmierbarer Digitalsysteme
    Winter semester 2011/12 — 2014/15

Labs

  • SoC-Entwurf
    Summer semester 2011 — 2015, 2017
    Winter semester 2010/11 — 2014/15
  • Entwicklung interaktiver eingebetteter Systeme
    Winter semester 2011/12 — 2014/15

Publications

Awards

  • Best Paper Award: FPT 2006, ReConFig 2016
  • Best Application Paper Award: AHS 2015
  • Best Paper Candidate: CODES+ISSS 2011

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