IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI
GrandResort, Limassol, CYPRUS, July 6-8, 2020


ISVLSI 2020 - Call for Papers for Student Research Forum (SRF)



ISVLSI 2020 will host a Student Research Forum (SRF), providing opportunity for recently graduated or final-phase BS/MS/Ph.D. students to present their research/thesis work to a broad audience in the VLSI community from both industry and academia. The Student Research Forum will help students to establish contacts for entering the job market. Additionally, representatives from industry and academia will get a glance of cutting-edge research performed by the future leaders of the VLSI community.


  • Students who are currently enrolled in a PhD program, or they have finished their BS/MS dissertation/thesis within the last 12 months.

  • The research topics should be of relevance to ISVLSI community.

  • Students presented in prior ISVLSI Student Research Forum, must clearly indicate additional (30%) new technical content compared to the previous submission.


Submission Guidelines

Please submit a paper in IEEE conference format describing the problem addressed in the thesis, novelty of the solution, observations and analysis. Focus should be on the scientific challenges, the originality and quality of the solution.

  • The papers have a 6-page limit.

  • The submission can include author information (student and advisor).

  • A single PDF file should be submitted via EasyChair under the track of Student Research Forum (SRF).

Benefits to the Selected Researchers:

  • 6-page publication in the ISVLSI 2020 proceedings (indexed in IEEE eXplore).

  • Presentation in the Student Research Forum poster session.

  • Travel support for selected researchers.

  • Networking with attendees from industry and academia.

  • Opportunity to publicize work, distribute flyers summarizing their research work.

  • The Best Student Research Forum poster award will be presented during the conference banquet. The award will be based on the quality of the research and its presentation.

Important Dates:


Paper Submission Deadline: February 20, 2020

Acceptance Notification: April 1, 2020

Submission of Final Version: May 10, 2020


For additional information, please contact the Chair of the Student Research Forum (SRF) from the list of the organizing committee.

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